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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    If you have a 3-phase motor, is the amp draw the same on all three phases? For example a 5 Hp motor (3.73 KW) on 230V would draw 16.2A if it was a single phase motor. If the motor is 3-phase, would each phase see 16.2A or 5.4A each (assuming that the 3-phase voltage is also 230V)?