# You asked: How much current does a motor use?

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## How much current does a 1 hp motor draw?

AMP DRAW BASED ON HORSEPOWER

HP 1 Phase Amps
115 volt 230 volt
1/2 9.8 4.9
3/4 13.8 6.9
1 16 8

## How many amps is a 12v motor?

0.5 HP = 42 amperes.

## How many amps does a 1.5 hp motor use?

Common Horsepower to Amps Conversions

Horsepower Amps Efficiency
.75 HP 5.18 A 90%
1 HP 6.91 A 90%
1.25 HP 8.63 A 90%
1.5 HP 10.4 A 90%

## Which current is used in motor?

A Primer on Electric Motors

The two major types of electric motors are: AC motors, which are powered by alternating current. DC motors, which are powered by direct current.

## How much current is needed for a 5hp motor?

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 is a 40 hp motor?

HP 200 Volts 550-600 Volts
25 78.2 27
30 92 32
40 120 41
50 150 52
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## Will a 12V motor run on 9V?

It’s possible to run a 12V motor on 9V, but it will run slower and with less Torque. …

## How do you calculate the power of a 12V DC motor?

If the DC motor is 12 v and has 3 amps, then is 36watts and a 12 volt battery on 75 amps/h will give you 12*75=900watts/36 = 25 hours.

## What is the torque of 12V DC motor?

300RPM 12V DC geared motors for robotics applications. It gives a massive torque of 9Kgcm. The motor comes with metal gearbox and off-centered shaft.

## Which wire is best for 1.5 HP motor?

Find the correct wire size for your pump.

Cross reference the distance from your pump to the electrical service entrance to determine the correct gauge.
Motor Rating Copper Wire Size
1.5 HP 3 Wire 3182 ft.
1.5 HP 3 Wire 5685 ft.
1.5 HP 2 Wire 3335 ft.

## How many HP is 15 amps?

Common Amps to Horsepower Conversions

Amps Horsepower Efficiency
15 A 2.17 HP 90%
20 A 2.9 HP 90%
25 A 3.62 HP 90%
30 A 4.34 HP 90%