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Worx Turbine WG517 Spec Sheet

The Worx Turbine WG517 is a corded leaf blower delivering 450 CFM at 120 MPH. It features a 7.5-amp motor. (Read full specs)

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Worx Turbine WG517 450 CFM Electric Blower
Worx Turbine WG517 450 CFM Electric Blower
Worx Turbine WG517 450 CFM Electric Blower
This product has a newer version, the Turbine WG519.

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 450
MPH Up to 120
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
Make N/A
Amp7.5 Amp
Voltage120 V
Speed settings 4
Features
Cord lock Yes
Cruise controlNo
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 6.4 lbs
Noise rating 81 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 3 years

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Description

The 7.5 Amp TURBINE 450 Leaf Blower features a four-speed control, making it perfect for jobs ranging from light-duty cleaning to full leaf removal on any type of surface. The TURBINE 450 Leaf Blower is lightweight, comfortable to hold with one hand and easily clears off decks, patios, driveways and more with minimal effort. The Hyper-Stream air nozzle delivers forceful, high-capacity air volume for extra tough conditions.
In addition to the 4-Speed control, the 7.5 Amp TURBINE 450 Leaf Blower features a Hyper-Stream air nozzle for extra tough conditions. It is lightweight and ergonomic for simple, one-hand operation. Tackle leaves and debris around your yard and home quickly and with ease.

Overview of the Worx Turbine WG517

  • Power: The Turbine WG517 is an electric blower made by Worx. It has a maximum air speed of 120 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 450 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • Power delivery: As it is a corded model, the blower needs to be plugged in to a power source in order for the 7.5 Amp motor to operate. Please note that some manufacturers don’t include the cord with the unit. If this is the case, or if you’re looking to buy a backup, please use our gauge calculator to ensure you’re buying the right cord for your blower.
  • Cord Lock Mechanism: It has a cord lock mechanism, so there’s far less risk of having the cord come unplugged when the unit is in 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. At 6.4 lbs, the Worx Turbine WG517 is within the average weight range of electric handheld blowers.
  • Speed Settings: Not all jobs need full power. The Turbine WG517 has 4 speed settings so, you can blow more or less air from the blower depending on the job.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 81 dB, the Turbine WG517 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric handheld category.

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The Worx Turbine WG517's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Worx Turbine WG517 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Air expelled from the nozzle of this blower can reach 120 MPH. When compared to others of this type, the Turbine WG517 has a lower air speed than most electric handheld blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Craftsman CMEBL7000 with 260 MPH).
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Worx Turbine WG517 can reach 450 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other electric handheld blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Worx Turbine WG521 with 800 CFM).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • The Worx Turbine WG517 doesn't have any specs that exceed those of other leaf blowers of its class.
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Weight (6.4 lbs)
  • Acceptable noise (81 dB)
  • Decent CFM (450 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low MPH (120 MPH)

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About Worx

Worx is a Chinese company that makes power tools and other equipment for lawn and garden applications. The brand is owned by the Positec Tool Corporation and has a strong presence in both China and the United States. In 2011, the British home improvement magazine DIY Week gave Worx the “Product of the Year Award” for its TriVac leaf blower/vacuum and Eco cordless lawn mower.

Warranty Information

The Worx Turbine WG517 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 Worx blowers, please consult Worx's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-866-354-WORX (9679).

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