Greenworks 2418502 - 60V 550 CFM Cordless Brushless Backpack Blower

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)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 550
MPH Up to 155
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage60 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 50 mins
Throttle positionTube
Cruise controlYes
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 1
Weight (w/ battery)14.4 lbs
Weight (tool only)9.4 lbs
Noise rating 86 dB
Warranty 4 years
SeriesPro
Other model numbers2418502VT

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Description

Overview of the Greenworks 2418502

  • Power: The Greenworks 2418502 can force 550 cubic feet of air per minute (CFM) from its nozzle at a maximum speed of 155 MPH.
  • 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: With its variable speed settings, the Greenworks 2418502 allows you to precisely control its air output. In addition, the blower is also equipped with cruise control, with which the user can easily maintain the selected settings.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 86 dB, the 2418502 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric backpack category.

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 other cordless backpack leaf blowers.

  • Forced air leaving this blower’s nozzle has been clocked at 155 MPH. That makes the 2418502 average in terms of air speed for battery-operated backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Echo DPB-5800T and its 195 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • It’s capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 550 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This places it at the low end compared to other cordless backpack blowers with a comparable voltage. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the EGO LBPX8004-2, which boasts with 800 CFM.
  • Autonomy-wise, with up to 50 minutes of autonomy on a full charge, the 2418502 is on the low end when compared with other cordless backpack units. 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

STRENGTHS:
  • Lightweight (14.4 lbs)
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (86 dB)
  • Decent MPH (155 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low CFM for its voltage
  • Low autonomy (50 mins)

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About Greenworks

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.

Warranty Information

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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