# How many amps does a 60 hp motor draw?

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## How many amps is a 60 hp motor?

Here are the Full Load Amp (FLA) values for typical 230VAC and 480VAC 3 phase motors.

60 149 75
75 180 90
100 245 123
125 310 155

## What size breaker do I need for a 50 hp motor?

Full-Load Current and Circuit Protection Data for Three-Phase AC Motors

Motor Horsepower Breaker Size
40 230 V 460 V 175 100
50 230 V 460 V 200 150
60 230 V 460 V 250 200
75 230 V 460 V 300 200

## How do I convert HP to amps?

How to Convert Horsepower to Amps

1. Amps = (Horsepower × 746) ÷ Efficiency ÷ Volts.
2. Watts = Horsepower × 746.
3. Watts = Wattsη
4. Amps = Watts ÷ Volts.
5. Amps = HP × 746V × η × PF.

## How many amps does a hp motor draw?

AMP DRAW BASED ON HORSEPOWER

HP 1 Phase Amps 3 Phase Amps
115 volt 230 volt
1 16 4.2
1-1/2 20 6
2 24 6.8
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## How many amps does a .5 HP motor draw?

Example: A 5 HP motor at 230V, 3PH is12. 4 amps.

## How many amps does a 40 hp motor draw?

HP 200 Volts 220-240 Volts
40 120 104
50 150 130
60 177 154
75 221 192

## What wire do I use for 40 amps?

For a maximum of 40 amps, you’ll need a wire gauge of 8. Many electric cooking appliances require 40 amps such as electric cooktops.

## How many amps does a 7.5 hp motor draw at 480 volts?

HP 200 Volts 440-480 Volts
5 17.5 7.6
7.5 25.3 11
10 32.2 14
15 48.3 21

## How many amps does a 10hp single phase motor draw?

Full-Load Current in Amperes Single-Phase Alternating Current Motors

HP 115V 230V
5 56 28
7-1/2 80 40
10 100 50
The voltages listed are rated motor voltages. The listed currents are for system voltage ranges of 110 to 120 and 220 to 240.

## 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.

## How many HP is a 3 amp motor?

Common Amps to Horsepower Conversions

Amps Horsepower Voltage
3 A .43 HP 120 V
4 A .58 HP 120 V
5 A .72 HP 120 V
6 A .87 HP 120 V

## How many amps does a 30 kW motor draw?

Three Phase Motors

MOTOR RATING HP APPROX. F.L.C. AT LINE VOLTAGE
22 kW 30 74
30 kW 40 99
37 kW 50 130
45 kW 60 147

## How much current does a motor draw?

Calculate the amps used by dividing the wattage by the voltage. For example a 500-watt motor — running on 50 volts — will draw 10 amps. A motor with the same wattage — running on 20 volts — will use 25 amps. This is the theoretical number of amps used by the motor.

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