The Worx WG572 is a cordless backpack leaf blower delivering 800 CFM at 150 MPH. It features a 4 Ah 80 V Li-ion battery system. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 800|
|MPH||Up to 150|
|Blowing Force||22 N|
|Weight (w/ battery)||23.6 lbs|
|Weight (tool only)||17.2 lbs|
|Noise rating||83 dB|
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Overview of the Worx WG572
- Power: The Worx WG572 is a cordless blower with a maximum air volume rating of 800 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 150 MPH.
- Power delivery: Since the device is powered by a brushless, battery-operated motor, it doesn’t require to be plugged in and therefore, it allows superb freedom of movement.
- Battery: The Worx WG572 is powered by Base Camp, a removable power system that is powered by four 20V Power Share batteries and offers up to 230 minutes of runtime. The unit comes with four 20V 4.0Ah batteries, yielding a total of 80V. All 4 batteries are required for operation.
- Handling: This blower’s backpack functionality makes make it less exerting on the user, even when used for an extended period of time. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. Be aware that, at 23.6 lbs, the Worx WG572 is on the heavier side of electric backpack blowers.
- Speed Settings: To provide more control over their job to the user, the unit has a variable speed control setting. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Worx WG572 to match it. On top of that, maintaining the selected speed is effortless, as it also features cruise control.
- Noise: As far as electric backpack blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 83 dB.
The Worx WG572's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Worx WG572 compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 150 MPH, which is pretty much what is to be expected for battery-operated backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Stihl BGA 300 and its 192 MPH could be an option to consider.
- The WG572 is powerful, with an airflow rating of 800 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This is the highest CFM among cordless backpack blowers.
- Thanks to its autonomy of up to 230 mins, the WG572 benefits from a higher run time than many cordless backpack units. If autonomy is an important factor for you, the Makita CBU02Z can run for up to 240 minutes and could be worth considering.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other cordless backpack blowers, the Worx WG572 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
- Brushless motor
- Cruise control
- 5 year (limited) warranty
- High CFM (800 CFM)
- Excellent autonomy (230 mins)
- Acceptable noise (83 dB)
- Decent MPH (150 MPH)
- Quite heavy (23.6 lbs)
- 4 batteries required for operation
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 WG572 is covered under a warranty for up to 5 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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