world s highest capacity conveyor belt

The highest capacity conveyor belts on earth carry up to 40,000 tons per hour. The PHOENOCORD St 4500 belts are 3,200 mm (126 in) wide and 45 mm (1.3/4 in) thick. They are installed on the biggest bucket wheel excavators worldwide of Rheinbraun in German lignite mining having a capacity of 240,000 cbm (8.5 million cbft) per day.