The Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery (2824-20) is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 600 CFM at 145 MPH. It is powered by two 18 V Li-ion batteries. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 600|
|MPH||Up to 145|
|Blowing Force||17.7 N|
|Weight (tool only)||6.01 lbs|
|Noise rating||64 dB|
|Other model numbers||2824-20|
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Overview of the Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery
- Power: The M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery is a cordless blower made by Milwaukee. It has a maximum air speed of 145 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 600 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
- Power delivery: Since the device is powered by a brushless, battery-operated motor, it doesn’t require to be plugged in and therefore, it allows superb freedom of movement.
- Battery: The Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery is powered by two 18V Li-ion batteries (RED LITHIUM batteries not included), yielding a total of 36V and is optimized to be used with Milwaukee's HIGH OUTPUT™ batteries. Both batteries are required for operation.
- Handling: Being handheld, this blower has a good maneuverability and is meant to be easier to carry around over a small period of time. The blower in its bare tool (no battery) version weighs 6.01 lbs — the Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery is neither the lightest nor the heaviest cordless handheld blower on the market.
- Speed Settings: For those who wish to have complete control while operating their leaf blower, the M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery offers variable speed settings, and moreover, is also equipped with cruise control, which allows the user to comfortably continue blowing at their preferred setting.
- Noise: With a decibel rating of 64 dB, the M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric handheld category.
The Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Forced air exiting this blower has been clocked at a max speed of 145 MPH. This puts the M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery ahead of the pack as far as air speed is concerned in battery-operated handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Makita XBU01PT and its 208 MPH could be an option to consider.
- The M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery is powerful, with an airflow rating of 600 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This is certainly on the high end compared to other cordless handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the CAT DG651, with 800 CFM, could be in your good books.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other cordless blowers, the Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery is on the average side of the price range.
Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.
The Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation was first established in 1924 by A. F. Seibert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA. Since then, Milwaukee has become one of the most popular names in power tools for contractors and do-it-yourselfers. In 2005, the company was acquired by Techtronic Industries. Milwaukee continues to produce high-quality power tools, both corded-electric and powerful battery-operated systems. These include outdoor power equipment, such as leaf blowers, chainsaws, hedge trimmers, sprayers, and string trimmers. Milwaukee Tool is based in the USA, and maintains manufacturing plants at home, as well as in Europe and China.
The Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery is covered under a warranty for up to 3 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Milwaukee blowers, please consult Milwaukee's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-SAWDUST (729-3878).
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