The Worx WG585 is a lightweight cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 620 CFM at 125 MPH. It features a 4 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery system. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 620|
|MPH||Up to 125|
|Blowing Force||14 N|
|Weight (w/ battery)||6.6 lbs|
|Weight (tool only)||3.8 lbs|
|Noise rating||61 dB|
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Overview of the Worx WG585
- Power: The Worx WG585 is a cordless blower with a maximum air volume rating of 620 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 125 MPH.
- Power delivery: If you don’t like dealing with cords, you will be delighted to know that this blower is equipped with a brushless, battery-operated motor.
- Battery: Its 4 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery system (2 WA3012 batteries included) enables the blower to run for up to 45 minutes without needing to recharge.
- 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 cordless handheld blowers, the Worx WG585 stands out due to its lower weight: just 6.6 lbs batteries included.
- Speed Settings: Not all jobs need full power. The WG585 has 3 speed settings so, you can blow more or less air from the blower depending on the job.
- Noise: As far as electric handheld blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 61 dB.
The Worx WG585's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Worx WG585 compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Forced air leaving this blower’s nozzle has been clocked at 125 MPH. That makes the WG585 average in terms of air speed for battery-operated handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Makita XBU01PT and its 208 MPH could be an option to consider.
- Regarding its air volume, the Worx WG585 boasts an impressive airflow that can reach 620 CFM (Cubic Foot per Minute). This places it amongst the most powerful cordless handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Husqvarna 350iB, with 800 CFM, could be in your good books.
- Its battery is standard in terms of autonomy for a cordless handheld product. Fully charged, it should run for up to 45 minutes. If autonomy is an important factor for you, the Makita CBU01Z can run for up to 300 minutes and could be worth considering.
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As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other cordless blowers, the Worx WG585 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 (6.6 lbs)
- Brushless motor
- 5 year (limited) warranty
- High CFM (620 CFM)
- Acceptable noise (61 dB)
- Decent MPH (125 MPH)
- Good autonomy (45 mins)
- The Worx WG585 doesn't have any notably low specs.
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 WG585 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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