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.
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: As it is a corded model, the blower needs to be plugged in to a power source in order for the 12 Amp motor to operate. Note that the power cord might not be included with the blower. Should you wish to obtain one, use our gauge calculator.
- Cord Lock Mechanism: Corded power tools can sometimes inadvertently be unplugged during operation. The Worx WG520 prevents such accidents by featuring a cord lock mechanism.
- Handling: It’s handheld, so naturally it’s easier to handle and carry than larger leaf blowers, such as backpack models or walk-behinds. When compared to other electric handheld blowers, the Worx WG520 stands out due to its lower weight: just 6.4 lbs.
- Speed Settings: Thanks to its variable speed settings, the Worx WG520 allows precise control of the air output.
- 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. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Craftsman CMEBL7000, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 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 electric handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Husqvarna 350iB, with 800 CFM, could be in your good books.
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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.
The bottom line
- In the expected price range
- Lightweight (6.4 lbs)
- High CFM (600 CFM)
- Acceptable noise (82 dB)
- No cruise control
- Low MPH (110 MPH)
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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