Horse Power

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Horse Power

Horse power ( hp )is a measure of power used by a pumps motor or engine to show the rate at which the pump will get its work done. One horsepower = 745.7 watts.

Pump operation is commonly referred to as to how many watts a pump uses or what the horsepower of a pump is. The horsepower of a pump is a term which came from the late 18th century when a Scottish engineer wished to compare the output of steam engines to the power of draft horses.

The higher the mechanical energy a pump can expend, the higher the horsepower rating is for the output of the pump.

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