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Old 06-28-2012, 04:37 PM   #1
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how many amps does a 2 story elevator pull

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Old 06-28-2012, 04:39 PM   #2
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You're going to have to be a little more specific, your question is about the same as asking how many MPG does a car get.

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Do you honestly think a question like this can be answered??
Think about it.


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Whats the difference between a moose?

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Whats the difference between a moose?
How many feet in a year?
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How many boards would the Mongols hoard if the Mongol Hordes got bored?
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How many codes can Peter brake when Peter is braking codes.
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200 amps. no more, no less.
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200 amps. no more, no less.
How did you come up with that number. What about the solar flares?
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200 amps. no more, no less.
The ones I've come across are always put on a 20A 120V breaker. Never had one trip.
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The ones I've come across are always put on a 20A 120V breaker. Never had one trip.
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The lights and speaker system get a 400A service. The motor for the elevator gets a 20A
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The lights and speaker system get a 400A service. The motor for the elevator gets a 20A
That's what happen to the elevator in willy wonka at the end.
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Twice as many as a 1 story.
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Twice as many as a 1 story.
Damn it why didn't I think of that. The answer was right there. A one story runs at 750kw on 2400 volts so it's 0.98 amps give or take a few.
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you guys are brutal and i love it! but back to the subject at hand. elevators pull about 1.732 amps per linear foot so you'll have to get your long tape out and get us some numbers to crunch
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As many as will fit in there?
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All else being equal, I think the voltage would be a factor.
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My dad said I have to apologize. Sorry OP
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you guys are brutal and i love it! but back to the subject at hand. elevators pull about 1.732 amps per linear foot so you'll have to get your long tape out and get us some numbers to crunch

I only have one question .,,

Naw.,, Just bump that question part out. really.,

How ya come up with that number ??

What HP rating and voltage that you got it from.

IMO the answer is not always the same it will varies a bit.

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