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How do you figure the watts of a 110 volt pump that is 135 hp and has an amp draw of 54?

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2007-11-09 23:04:01
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Yes, power = voltage x current = 54 x 110 = 5940 watts. But the odd thing is the rated horsepower. I was taught that one horsepower = 746 watts, so 135 hp = 100,000 watts. Are you certain that the pump is rated at 136 horsepower? Or can anyone else address the discrepency? W=volts X amps; therefore W= (110)(54)

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