How Many Watts of Electricity does a Chainsaw use?
Real power-use measurements from a chainsaw.
By Rob Cockerham |
How Much Power does a Chainsaw use
Chainsaw: 1121 Watts
- A powerful motor at the fat end of the saw turns a small gear which drives the bladed belt around the arm. The chain isn't fast, but it has a lot of torque.
- power use varies as the trigger is pulled.
- Watts: 1121
- Kilowatts: 1.121 Kw.
- cost per minute: 22 hundredths of one cent (0.22 ¢)
- cost per hour: 13.5¢
- cost per day: $1.08
- cost per month: $20.46
Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.