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Worx WG506 Spec Sheet

The Worx WG506 is a corded leaf blower delivering 160 CFM at 160 MPH. It features a 7.5-amp motor. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 160
MPH Up to 160
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Amp7.5 Amp
Voltage120 V
Speed settings 2
Features
Cord lock Yes
Cruise controlNo
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 4.4 lbs
Noise rating 77 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 3 years

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Description

The WORX 2-Speed Electric Leaf Blower plugs in and swiftly clears debris with no gasoline and no fumes. It’s easy to assemble, comfortable to hold and ideal for jobs ranging from light-duty cleaning to full leaf removal on any type of surface. This lightweight leaf blower is popular with homeowners, small business owners and anyone else who needs to handle a variety of sweeping and blowing duties with ease. (source: Worx)

Overview of the Worx WG506

The Worx WG506 in use

The Worx WG506

  • Power: The WG506 is an electric blower made by Worx. It has a maximum air speed of 160 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 160 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • Power delivery: This is a corded blower, so its 7.5 Amp motor needs to be plugged into a power source during use. 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.
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    The Worx WG506 features a 7.5-amp motor, which works on 120V

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  • Cord Lock Mechanism: This unit has a handy 'cord lock' feature, which prevents it from being unplugged during use.
  • Handling: For those who are looking for a portable and convenient leaf blower, this model is a strong candidate. It’s designed for easy handling and use, and its size means it’s easily carried and stored. When compared to other electric handheld blowers, the Worx WG506 stands out due to its lower weight: just 4.4 lbs.
  • Speed Settings: Worx designed the WG506 with control and precision in mind. That’s why this model has 2 speed settings, meaning that its air output can be adjusted to suit the user’s needs.
  • Noise: As far as electric handheld blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 77 dB.

The Worx WG506's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Worx WG506 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • The Worx WG506 expels air at speeds up to 160 MPH, making it standard in terms of air speed for electric handheld blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Craftsman CMEBL7000 with 260 MPH).
  • As this unit is rated at 160 CFM (cubic feet per minute), it expells less air than most electric handheld blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Worx Turbine WG521 with 800 CFM).
According to our stats, the following comparison is pretty popular: Worx WG506 vs Worx Turbine WG519.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other corded blowers, the Worx WG506 is on the cheap side of the price range.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget blower.

Good to know: It's the cheapest Worx blower.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Lightweight (4.4 lbs)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (77 dB)
  • Decent MPH (160 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low CFM (160 CFM)

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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 WG506 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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