Watts so confusing?
Most motors are designed to set amount of work, usually rated in either watts or horsepower, which is  746 watts per HP. Watts law states that Watts = Volts x Amps. If a particular motor needs to do 1 horsepower of work at 120 Volts it will draw about 6.22 amps. And yes in an […]
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An even EASIER way to check capacitors
In a previous article, we covered the standard way to check capacitors under load. I am now going to give you an even easier test. A properly functioning PSC (permanent split capacitor) or CSCR (capacitor start capacitor run) motor should have a power factor of very close to 1 if they have a properly sized […]
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