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

Rule of Thumb

Electric Motor Size | Minimum Generator Req’d (KVA) by Starting Method | |
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HP | KW | S.D to KVA Size (Note 2) |

6 | 4.5 | 12 |

7.5 | 5.5 | 15 |

10 |
7.5 |
20 |

## How many KW is a 10hp motor?

Metric Horsepower to Kilowatts

Since one metric horsepower is equal to **0.735499 kilowatts**, the formula to find kilowatts is to multiply metric horsepower by 0.735499.

## How many amps does a 10hp single phase motor draw?

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 big is a 10hp electric motor?

10 hp electric motor shaft size is **38mm diameter and 80mm long**.

## What size generator do I need to run a 5 HP motor?

A true 5 hp on 220 volts would require 28 amps to run on 220 or 6160 watts so at a minimum I would think **20,000 watt generator**.

## How many watts does it take to run a 15 HP motor?

746 watts equals one HP. A **11,000 watt** generator should run 15 HP of motors.

## Is kW same as HP?

Kilowatt to horsepower conversion is one of the most common ones. We’ll convert kW to HP for 3 examples further on: For an average 110 kW gas car (Example 1)

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kW to HP Table.

Kilowatts (kW) | Horsepower (HP) |
---|---|

5 kW to HP: | 6.71 HP |

7.5 kW to HP: | 10.06 HP |

10 kW to HP: | 13.41 HP |

20 kW to HP: | 26.82 HP |

## What size breaker do I need for a 40 hp motor?

Full-Load Current and Circuit Protection Data for Three-Phase AC Motors

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

20 | 230 V 460 V | 100 50 |

25 | 230 V 460 V | 100 50 |

30 | 230 V 460 V | 125 70 |

40 | 230 V 460 V | 175 100 |

## What is the formula to convert HP to amps?

Knowing that we can write hp to amps formula for direct current (DC) as: **I = P * 746 / (V * η) .**

## How many amps does a 40 hp motor draw?

AC Motor Full Load Amperes

HP | 200 Volts | 208 Volts |
---|---|---|

40 | 120 |
114 |

50 | 150 | 143 |

60 | 177 | 169 |

75 | 221 | 211 |

## How much does a 10 hp electric motor weight?

LEESON 10 HP Electric AC Motor – 3 Phase – 1760 RPM – TEFC- Rigid Mount – 210 Frame – Wattsaver Equipped with LEESON’s Spike-Resistant Insulation System.

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Additional information.

Brand | Leeson |
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Weight | 294 lbs |

Item Type | Electric Motor |

HP | 10 |

RPM | 1760 |

## How many RPM is a 10 hp motor?

Product Description

Model: | 10HP380V2800 |
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Horse Power: | 10 HP |

Voltage: | 380/420 Volts |

RPM: | 2800 Rpm |

Hertz: | 50 |