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need help with electric motor specs

need help with electric motor specs

need help with electric motor specs

220 volts 4000 rpms 12 amps
Are these the specs of an electric motor strong enough to propel an electric motorcycle ?
Help and recomendationtions greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

RE: need help with electric motor specs

12 amps x 220 volts = about 2.5 kW input electric power, i.e. around 3 horsepower.

Do you want it to keep up with traffic? Or is this one of those traffic-clogging e-bikes that can't get out of their own way?

RE: need help with electric motor specs

That is a lot of power for an e-bike. Adequate for a lightweight motorcycle. Inadequate for an average weight motorcycle.

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RE: need help with electric motor specs


As BrianPetersen noted, 2.5kW is not enough power for anything except a "personal mobility device". But 220V is also sufficient to cause physical harm, so you would need to be very careful with this electrical circuit.

RE: need help with electric motor specs

Thank you for alll your help .

RE: need help with electric motor specs

thank you for this topic, I had almost the same problem

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