The Greenworks 2418502 is a lightweight cordless backpack leaf blower delivering 550 CFM at 155 MPH. It features a 5 Ah 60 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 550|
|MPH||Up to 155|
|Weight (w/ battery)||14.4 lbs|
|Weight (tool only)||9.4 lbs|
|Noise rating||86 dB|
|Other model numbers||2418502VT|
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Overview of the Greenworks 2418502
- Power: The 2418502 is a cordless blower made by Greenworks. It has a maximum air speed of 155 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 550 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
- Power delivery: The 2418502 is a brushless-motor, battery-operated blower. Therefore, it doesn’t require to be plugged in when it’s being used. The user will enjoy the added mobility of its cordless design.
- Battery: Its 5 Ah 60 V Li-ion battery (1 2949102 battery included) enables the blower to run for up to 50 minutes without needing to recharge.
- Handling: Like most backpack blowers, this model is technically heavier than a handheld. That being said, it can feel lighter and more comfortable because of the way it is carried, even when used over extended periods of time. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. Among other electric backpack blowers, the Greenworks 2418502 can be considered light, weighing only 14.4 lbs, battery included.
- Speed Settings: There are times when you only need a little more power, while other times you will want a bit more precision when clearing leaves and debris. For this purpose, the 2418502 offers variable speed settings, adding you, the user, more control, and a cruise control mode, which will allow you to maintain it comfortably for as long as you wish.
- Noise: Its noise rating of 86 dB can be considered the standard for similar electric backpack blowers.
The Greenworks 2418502's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Greenworks 2418502 compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 155 MPH, which is pretty much what is to be expected for battery-operated backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Stihl BGA 300 and its 192 MPH could be an option to consider.
- Its max air volume rating (550 cubic feet per minute) means it is really not the biggest air producer of cordless backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the EGO LBPX8004-2, which boasts with 800 CFM.
- Users can expect a maximum autonomy of 50 minutes from its battery, which means the 2418502 won't run as long as many other cordless backpack units before needing to be plugged in. To enjoy the best possible autonomy in this category, you could have a look at the Makita CBU02Z which offers up to 240 minutes of runtime.
The bottom line
- Lightweight (14.4 lbs)
- Brushless motor
- Cruise control
- Acceptable noise (86 dB)
- Decent MPH (155 MPH)
- Low CFM (550 CFM)
- Low autonomy (50 mins)
Greenworks is a subsidiary of Changzhou Globe Co., a company based in Changzhou, China. Greenworks specializes in battery-powered outdoor power tools. Their product line is fully electric, with a special focus on using Lithium-ion battery technology to develop “green” products that are competitive with gas-operated models. In 2016, Globe Tools Group received a substantial capital investment from Stihl, who subsequently became a minority shareholder.
The Greenworks 2418502 is covered under a warranty for up to 4 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Greenworks blowers, please consult Greenworks's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-888-90-WORKS (888-909-6757).
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