## Power Factor of 3IK15A-SW2 induction motor

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### Power Factor of 3IK15A-SW2 induction motor

Q: How do I calculate the Power Factor (output power vs input power ratio) for the motor 3IK15A-SW2?

A: For 3IK15A-SW2 first the input power is calculated by multiplying the voltage 220 VAC by current 0.15 A resulting in 33 W.

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The voltage and current specs for 3IK15A-SW2 can be found using the link below.

https://catalog.orientalmotor.com/item/ ... 3ik15a-sw2

Then the output power is calculated using the equation:

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That equation can be found in the technical references using the link below.
The torque for 3IK15A-SW2 is 0.1 N·m and rated speed is 1650 rpm for 3IK15A-SW2 . That results in an output power of 17.28 W.

To get the Power factor, divide the output power by the input power to get 0.52.

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