# How many amps does a 3/4 hp motor draw?

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

HP 110-120 Volts
1/4 5.8 2.9
1/3 7.2 3.6
1/2 9.8 4.9
3/4 13.8 6.9

## How many amps is a 3/4 HP sump pump?

Amps convert to watts with the formula 120 x #of amps, in this case 120 x 7.1, yielding 852 watts. The nameplate rating on each of the sump pumps was approx. 9.5 amps.

How many watts is a 1/4 HP sump pump?

Approximate Starting Wattage Approximate Running Wattage
3/4 Horsepower 2600 850

## How many amps does a hp motor draw?

Basically a 1 horsepower motor draws about 12 amps at 110 volts when running at the rated load.

## How many amps is a 3/4 HP motor?

AMP DRAW BASED ON HORSEPOWER

HP 1 Phase Amps 3 Phase Amps
115 volt 208 volt
3/4 13.8 3.5
1 16 4.6
1-1/2 20 6.6

## How many amps does a 5 HP 3 phase 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.

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

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3 9 4.5
5 15 7.5
7.5 22 11
10 27 14

## What size breaker do I need for a 3/4 HP well pump?

Registered. Most of the well pumps i have wired are around 7 amps at 240. I think that is the rating of a 3/4 hp. Most well guys here run 10 G for everything an assume it needs to be on a 30 amp breaker.

## How many amps does a 1/3 HP sump pump use?

About 6 amps is average for a 1/3 hp motor operating at 120 volt. Its a good idea to have it on a dedicated circuit or a circuit thats ” known” not to have alot of load on it.

## How many watts does a 3/4 hp water pump use?

GeneratorJoe Generator Wattage Guide

Household & Office Running Wattage Starting Wattage
Pump, Well, 3/4 HP 1500 3000
Pump, Well, 1 HP 2000 4000
Pump, Well, 1 – 1/2 HP 2500 5000
Pump, Well, 2 HP 3750 7500

## 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 5 hp motor?

A 5hp single phase AC motor has a load current of 28 Amps. So 10GA. wire with a 30 Amp breaker will work.

## What size breaker do I need for a 3 HP motor?

Full Load Current: Three Phase AC Motors

Motor Horsepower Size Breaker
1-1/2 230V 460V 15 15
2 230V 460V 15 15
3 230V 460V 15 15
5 230V 460V 15 15