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

AMP DRAW BASED ON HORSEPOWER

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

115 volt | 208 volt | |

5 | 56 |
16.7 |

7-1/2 | 80 | 24.2 |

10 | 100 | 30.8 |

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

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 |
---|---|---|

1.5 | 4.7 | 2.4 |

2 | 6 | 3.0 |

3 | 9 |
4.5 |

5 | 15 | 7.5 |

## How many amps does a 5 hp motor draw at 480 volts?

AC Motor Full Load Amperes

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

3 | 11 | 4.8 |

5 | 17.5 | 7.6 |

7.5 | 25.3 | 11 |

10 | 32.2 | 14 |

## 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% |

## What size breaker do I need for a 4 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 breaker do I need for a 240 volt air compressor?

What size breaker do I need for a 240 volt air compressor? You need a minimum of a **30 amp circuit** for this motor. The FLA (amps) are around 17.

## How many amps does a 5.5 kW motor draw?

Three Phase Motors

MOTOR RATING | HP | APPROX. F.L.C. AT LINE VOLTAGE |
---|---|---|

4.0 kW | 5.5 | 16 |

5.5 kW | 7.5 |
20 |

7.5 kW | 10 | 27 |

9.3 kW | 12.5 | 34 |

## How many horsepower is 3.5 amps?

Common Horsepower to Amps Conversions

Horsepower | Amps | Voltage |
---|---|---|

3.5 HP | 24.2 A |
120 V |

4 HP | 27.6 A | 120 V |

4.5 HP | 31.1 A | 120 V |

5 HP | 34.5 A | 120 V |