The Worx WG520 is a corded leaf blower delivering 600 CFM at 110 MPH. It features a 12-amp motor. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 600|
|MPH||Up to 110|
|Noise rating||82 dB|
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In addition to the variable-speed control, the 12 Amp TURBINE 600 Leaf Blower features a hyper-stream air nozzle for extra tough conditions. Tackle leaves and debris around your yard and home quickly and with ease. (source: Worx)
Overview of the Worx WG520
- Power: The WG520 is an electric blower made by Worx. It has a maximum air speed of 110 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 600 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
- Power delivery: Being that it is a corded blower with a 12 Amp motor, the WG520 requires a steady power source and must be plugged in when using it. 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: This unit has a handy 'cord lock' feature, which prevents it from being unplugged during use.
- Handling: Being handheld, this blower has a good maneuverability and is meant to be easier to carry around over a small period of time. All told, it weighs 6.4 lbs — the Worx WG520 is neither the lightest nor the heaviest electric handheld blower on the market.
- Speed Settings: For those who are keen on having complete control while operating their leaf blower, the WG520 offers variable speed settings.
- Noise: As far as electric handheld blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 82 dB.
The Worx WG520's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Worx WG520 compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Maxing out at 110 MPH at full power, this blower is on the lower end in terms of air speed for electric handheld blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Craftsman CMEBL7000 with 260 MPH).
- Regarding its air volume, the Worx WG520 boasts an impressive airflow that can reach 600 CFM (Cubic Foot per Minute). This places it amongst the most powerful of electric handheld blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Worx Turbine WG521 with 800 CFM).
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As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other corded blowers, the Worx WG520 is on the average side of the price range.
Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.
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.
The Worx WG520 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).
Questions & Answers
Is a second handle available for the bottom of the WG520 blower. My wife says she needs one. There is a key hole slot on the bottom for something. (Asked September 24, 2020)
We are not aware of the existence of secondary handles. The key-hole shaped cutout at the bottom gives you the flexibility to use what you have – hooks, bolts, or nails – to hang your blower on the wall.
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