I have an old craftsman motor lying around. I checked the spec label
and it does not list the HP but it list other info.
Can someone give me an idea of the HP for this motor?
The info for the motor is:
And yet another way of estimating the motor power:
Rated Input power is 120v * 7.9a = 940 watts (an estimation since this
is an AC inductive load)
Assume 50% efficiency ( to account for mechanical and electrical
inefficiencies, power factor, etc.) => 940 * .50 = 470 output watts.
(pretty good match for the 'w0486' HP entry assuming the 486 is the
motor power stated in watts)
HP (est) = 470/746 = .63
So we are in the 1/2 to 3/4 HP range.
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