As an electrician, we get asked many technical questions ones as simple as what is amperage (amps)?


Amperage (amps) is the measurement of current flow (electricity current) in terms of electricity usage, this in short term is very similar to how we measure water flow in terms of gallons or liters.

You may see if you buy an electrical item such as a kettle, toaster or TV, they will have a fuse in the plug. In the UK the most common fuses are.