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post #1 of 43 Old 11-18-2008, 05:19 PM Thread Starter
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block heater amp's

Anyone know how many amps the block heaters pull?

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its a 1000watt, so you can calculate from that.

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I think about 20 amps not sure

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1000W/120V=8.3A

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1000W/120V=8.3A
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Not sure if the heater is 1000w or 1500w ,i had to ask the electrician at work how to do the math to figure the amps.

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So how would one use that to calculate price per hour of plugging in?

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watts divided by volts equals amps

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they might be 110 block heaters

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