How Many Watts of Electricity does a Skilsaw use?
Real power-use measurements from a skilsaw.
By Rob Cockerham |
How Much Power does a Skilsaw use
Skilsaw: 815 Watts
- Technically, this was a Makita worm drive tool, but Skilsaw has become the generic term for this type of tool, no matter what brand.
- Uses 700 watts spinning the blade in free air, 815 Watts or more when cutting a wooden 4x4 beam.
- Watts: 815
- Kilowatts: 0.815 Kw.
- cost per minute: 16 hundredths of one cent (0.16 ¢)
- cost per hour: 9.8¢
- cost per day: 78¢
- cost per month: $14.87
Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.