You need 50 amp rated wire with a 50-100 amp breaker.

## How many amps does a 7.5 hp motor draw?

These are only intended to be guidelines and in all cases the full load amps of the motor nameplate should be used for final calculations.

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

Motor horsepower | Full load amps 230VAC | Full load amps 460VAC |
---|---|---|

3 | 9 | 4.5 |

5 | 15 | 7.5 |

7.5 | 22 | 11 |

10 | 27 | 14 |

## How many amps does a 7.5 HP 3 phase motor draw?

AC Motor Full Load Amperes

HP | 200 Volts | 440-480 Volts |
---|---|---|

2 | 7.8 | 3.4 |

3 | 11 | 4.8 |

5 | 17.5 | 7.6 |

7.5 | 25.3 | 11 |

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

In fact code recommends a 60 amp circuit breaker for a 5 hp 230v motor, but with overload protection.

## How many watts does a 7.5 hp motor use?

According to the University of Wisconsin, one horsepower equals 746 watts. Since you have a 7.5 horsepower motor, multiplying 7.5 by 746 results in 5,595 watts of power being consumed.

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

Full Load Current: Three Phase AC Motors

Motor Horsepower | Size Breaker | |
---|---|---|

7-1/2 | 230V 460V | 40 30 |

10 | 230V 460V | 50 30 |

15 | 230V 460V | 70 40 |

20 | 230V 460V | 100 50 |

## How do I convert HP to amps?

Converting horsepower to amps can be done in a few simple steps, or using this simple formula.

- Amps = (Horsepower × 746) ÷ Efficiency ÷ Volts.
- Watts = Horsepower × 746.
- Watts = Wattsη
- Amps = Watts ÷ Volts.
- Amps = HP × 746V × η × PF.

## How many amps does a 25 hp motor pull?

AMP DRAW BASED ON HORSEPOWER

HP | 1 Phase Amps | 3 Phase Amps |
---|---|---|

115 volt | 208 volt | |

15 | — | 46.2 |

20 | — | 59.4 |

25 | — | 74.8 |

## What is the full load current of a 1 hp motor?

For a 1 HP 3phase induction motor draws a current =W /V, so 1 HP is equal to 746 watts, or rounded off to 750 watts, so it will be 750 /415 volts =1.7 amperes, approximately and at a powerfactor at unity means 1.

## How much current would a 1.5 HP 240v motor draw?

1 Horsepower is 745.7 watts, so a 1.5 HP motor would require a maximum of 1118.55 watts. 1118.55 W / 220V equals 5.084 amps, so in theory your motor will need just over 5 amps of current.

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

How to Calculate How What Size Circuit Breaker a Machine will Need:

HorsePower of Main Motor | 220 Volts, 1 phase | 220 Volts, 3 phase |
---|---|---|

1 Hp | 5.6 Amps | 2.8 |

2 | 11.2 | 5.6 |

3 | 16.8 | 8.4 |

4 | 22.4 | 11.2 |

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

Single Phase (230 Volt) – Wire Size Selection Guide* | ||
---|---|---|

HP | Cable Length | |

1/2 | 14 | 14 |

3/4 | 14 | 14 |

1 | 14 | 14 |

## How do you determine the breaker size on a motor?

You must size the conductors at 125% of the motor FLC [430.22(A)]. You must size the overloads no more than 115% to 125% of the motor nameplate current rating, depending on the conditions [430.32(A)(1)]. You must size the short-circuit ground-fault protection device from 150% to 300% of the motor FLC [Table 430.52].

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

It is easy to convert HP to watts based on the equivalence of 746 watts per horsepower and arrive at 5 HP = 3730 watts. However, in practice, motors seldom run at their nameplate current (FLA or Full Load Amperage).

## How much power does a 5 hp motor use?

1 Horsepower is equal to 745.7 watts of electrical power, so in theory a 5HP motor operating at 100% efficiency will consume about 3.728kW of power. In one hour, it will use 3728.5 kilowatt-hours.

## How many watts does a 1HP motor use?

A 1 HP motor is supposed to deliver power equivalent to 746 Watts, or in other words, the rotational mechanical energy delivered by the shaft of the motor is rated to be equal to 746 Watts or .