Mechanical Tables | Air, Compressed: Horsepower required |


Compressed Air
Brake-horse-power required at the compressor shaft. 
Table is just a guide, hp required, will vary slightly 
depending on design and piston speed.

 

F.A.D. 
in Cu.  
Ft/Min.
400 
300 
250 
200 
150 
125 
100 
75 
60 
50 
40 
30 
20 
10
46 
35 
30 
24 
19 
16 
12 
11 





1.5
65 
48 
41 
33 
25 
23 
18 
14 
11 
10 


4.5 
2.5
72 
53 
44 
36 
28 
24 
20 
16 
12.5 
11 


4.5 
2.5
78 
58 
48 
39 
30 
25 
22 
17.5 
14 
12 
9.5 
6.5 

2.75
84 
63 
52 
42 
32 
27 
23 
19 
15 
13 
10 


2.75
88 
67 
56 
44 
34 
29 
24 
20 
15.5 
13.5 
10.5 
7.5 
5.5 
3
92 
70 
59 
46 
35 
30 
25 
21 
16 
14 
11 

5.5 
3
B.H.P.
H H 25 50 60 70 80 90 100 H
Delivery Pressure Lb./Sq. in.(Gauge)

 

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