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Worx WG518 - 12 Amp 400 CFM Electric Blower Vac

The Worx WG518 is a 3-in-1 blower/vacuum/mulcher delivering 400 CFM at 250 MPH. It features a 12-amp motor. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 400
MPH Up to 250
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Amp12 Amp
Voltage120 V
Speed settings 2
Features
Cord lock No
Cruise controlNo
Vacuum Yes
Mulcher Yes, metal impeller
Mulching ratio 16:1
Misc
Weight 7.5 lbs
Noise rating 82 dB
Warranty 3 years

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Description

The WORX 2-Speed Electric Leaf Blower, Mulcher & Yard Vacuum is 3 tools in 1, and features a powerful metal impeller that provides an impressive 16:1 mulching ratio. Switch between leaf blowing and vacuuming with one-touch, and experience air speeds up to 250 mph. The electric leaf blower, mulcher & vacuum is lightweight and easy to use, making your yard cleanup a breeze!

Overview of the Worx WG518

The Worx WG518 in use

The Worx WG518

  • Power: The WG518 is an electric blower made by Worx. It has a maximum air speed of 250 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 400 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • Power delivery: This is a corded blower, so its 12 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 WG518 features a 12-amp motor, which works on 120V

    For this unit and this selected length, you should choose an extension cord with an AWG rating of

  • Handling: It’s handheld, so naturally it’s easier to handle and carry than larger leaf blowers, such as backpack models or walk-behinds. All told, it weighs 7.5 lbs — the Worx WG518 is neither the lightest nor the heaviest electric handheld blower on the market.
  • Speed Settings: With 2 speed settings, this blower’s output can be set to meet the needs of jobs big or small.
  • Vacuum: As a blower vac, the WG518 handily vacuums unwanted material into a storage bag for easy disposal (11.2 gallon bag included).
  • Mulching: Its mulching ratio is 16:1, meaning that it will turn 16 bags of soft debris into one bag of mulch. The unit uses a metal impeller.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 82 dB can be considered the standard for similar electric handheld blowers.

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The Worx WG518's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Worx WG518 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Air exiting the nozzle of this blower can reach 250 MPH, which is quite a bit faster than most electric handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Toro Ultra Blower Vac 51619 and its 260 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Worx WG518 can reach 400 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other electric handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Bauer 58905, with 805 CFM, could be in your good books.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other blower vacs, the Worx WG518 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.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Leaf collection bag included
  • Metal impeller
  • High MPH (250 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (7.5 lbs)
  • Acceptable noise (82 dB)
  • Decent CFM (400 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • No cord lock mechanism

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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 WG518 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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    This blower is very powerful I use it in a commercial setting to clean the floor from grain and dust strewn about. I notice the blower whole system seems a little fragile but I love it every time I turn it on to clean the floor. After one year of use it seems to not work anymore not sure what is the problem will try fix the issue maybe is brushes maybe the switch.

    + PROS: Lots of oomph
    - CONS: The fragile body and components for commercial use.
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