## How much electricity does a 30 hp motor use?

## What wire do I use for 40 amps?

For a maximum of 40 amps, you'll need a **wire gauge of 8**.

## How much electricity does a 25hp motor use?

25 horsepower is about 18.6 KW, so that'd be **$1.49 an hour**. Your mileage may vary.May 17, 2007

## How do I know how many amps my 3 phase motor is?

Divide the power consumption in watts by the line voltage multiplied by the power factor to find the amperage. For three phase circuits the power factor is **the square root of 3**. If your calculator doesn't have a square root function, use 1.73 as an approximation of the square root of 3.Jan 9, 2018

## How many amps does a 1.5 HP 220v motor draw?

The 1.5 HP Baldor motor that turns at 1725 will draw **18 amps** according to its name plate.Jan 5, 2011

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### What is the difference between amps and horsepower?

Amps measure **electrical current**. Horsepower is the amount of energy a motor creates when in use.Apr 24, 2017

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### How do you convert amps to horsepower?

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**amps**by volts to obtain the motor's wattage, or watts (A * V = W). Wattage is the same type of unit as**horsepower**, a measure of power, so it can readily be**converted**(like gallons to quarts).

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### What is the formula for amps?

- DC watts to amps calculation formula. The current I in amps (A) is equal to the
**power P in watts (W)**, divided by the voltage V in volts (V):**I(A) = P(W) / V(V)**So amps are equal to watts divided by volts. amp = watt / volt.

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### What is full load amperage?

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**full**-**load****amperage**— As the torque**load**on a motor increases, the**amperage**required to power the motor also increases. When the**full**-**load**torque and horsepower is reached, the corresponding**amperage**is known as the**full**-**load****amperage**(FLA).

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### How do you calculate horsepower?

- To
**calculate**the**horsepower**of a car, start by finding the engine’s torque value and engine speed in the owner’s manual. Multiply the torque by the engine speed, and then divide that number by 5252. The answer is the**horsepower**for the car’s engine.