# Question: How Many Amps Does A 10 Hp Motor Pull?

## How many amps are in a horsepower?

For example, an engine at two horsepower with 230 volts would be calculated as two horsepower times 746 watts, which equals 1492.

Divide the number calculated in Step 1 by the amount of volts to calculate watts.

In the example, 1492 would be divided by 230, which equals about 6.49 amps.

Check the calculations..

## How many amps does a 1 hp motor draw?

AMP DRAW BASED ON HORSEPOWERHP1 Phase Amps3 Phase Amps115 volt230 volt1164.21-1/22062246.812 more rows•May 21, 2020

## How many amps does a 2 hp motor draw?

Common Horsepower to Amps ConversionsHorsepowerAmpsVoltage2 HP13.8 A120 V2.5 HP17.3 A120 V3 HP20.7 A120 V3.5 HP24.2 A120 V11 more rows

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

Electrical motor wiring data – NEMA amps, starter size, HMCP size for motors ranging 1/2 to 500 hpMotor HPNEMA ampsMotor Circuit Protector Size HMCP50651006077150759615010012520021 more rows

## What size wire do I need for a 1 hp motor?

Single Phase (230 Volt) – Wire Size Selection Guide*HPCable Length3/41414114121 1/214124 more rows

## What size breaker do I need for a 7.5 hp motor?

Re: Wire and breaker size for 7.5 hp motor You need 50 amp rated wire with a 50-100 amp breaker.

## How many amps does a 5 hp compressor draw?

5 HP is right about 3725 watts which is about 16.2 amps. The motor is probably closer to about 4.5 HP in reality. 15 amps at 230 volts is not 7.5 amps on each leg.

## How many HP is 15 amps?

At 100% efficiency, the most a 15-amp, 120v outlet in a home circuit can supply is 15 x 120 or 1800w; 1800 divided by 746 equals 2.41 hp.

## What size breaker do I need for a 10 hp motor?

Full Load Current: Three Phase AC MotorsMotor HorsepowerSize Breaker7-1/2230V 460V40 3010230V 460V50 3015230V 460V70 4020230V 460V100 506 more rows

## What size breaker do I need for a 5 hp motor?

How to Calculate How What Size Circuit Breaker a Machine will Need:HorsePower of Main Motor220 Volts, 1 phase220 Volts, 3 phase52814633.616.8739.219.6844.822.411 more rows

## How many amps does a 5 hp motor use?

AC Motor Full Load AmperesHP200 Volts220-240 Volts517.515.27.525.3221032.2281548.34223 more rows