How to convert Horsepower to Kilowatts?

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How to convert horsepower to kilowatts and kilowatts to horsepower
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Last Updated on February 20, 2021 by Krunal Shah (Mod)

This is the handy calculator. You can convert either horsepower (hp) to kilowatts (kW) or kilowatts to horsepower with the help of this calculator.

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How to use the calculator?

  • From the drop down, select either horsepower or kilowatts.
  • Enter the data collected in respective fields.
  • The calculator would show automatically the calculated value.

How to convert horsepower into kilowatts?

We know the equation that,

1 hp = 746 watts or 0.746 kW (as per IEC standard 60072-1)

So, to convert horsepower into kilowatts just multiply kilowatts (kW) value into 1.34.

Example: Let us say you have 7.5 kW motor. The calculated horsepower of AC motor is 10.050 hp.

How to convert kilowatts into horsepower?

As per the equation,

1 hp = 746 watts or 0.746 kW

So, to convert kilowatts into horsepower just multiply horsepower (hp) value into 0.746.

Example: Let us say you have 5 hp motor. The calculated kilowatts of AC motor is 3.7 kW.
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