Worx TriVac Blower/Mulcher Vac
Worx Redesigns Their Popular 3-in-1 TriVac Blower/Mulcher Vac
Just in time for fall’s arrival, Worx announced a redesign of their popular TriVac Blower/Mulcher/Vac that will now include their patented articulating motor. This improvement provides a one-touch, tool-free conversion from leaf blower to leaf mulcher vac. Further, the new and improved Worx leaf vacuum generates high-capacity air volume due to the motor and air siphon design.
- No need to change tubes; all blowing, vacuuming, and mulching functions use the single tube
- Tool-less mode switch; turn the dial to switch from blowing to vacuum functions
- 12-amp motor generates a max 600 CFM
- Single-stage impeller shreds leaves and twigs at a 16:1 ratio
- 9 lbs in blower mode; 9.5 lbs in vac mode
- Compatible with Worx TriVac LeafPro Universal Collection System with Turbine Adapter
- 3-year warranty
- Price: $99.99
Thoughts From Worx
“Not all vacs are alike, so homeowners considering a blower/mulcher/vac should look at its combination of features. How does the vac convert from blower to mulcher? What’s the machine’s mulch ratio? It’s also important to note that what packs the punch is not mph, but the vac’s air volume capacity or cfm rating.”
-Pete Denley, WORX Senior Product Manager
For a look at the tension between CFM and Air Volume and the role that they both play in your blower’s ability to move lawn debris, check out our articles, “Blower MPH Vs CFM: Which One is More Important?” and “Blower CFM and Airspeed: Why Are the Numbers So Far Off?”
The redesign starts with the patented articulating 12-amp motor. Simplicity is the name of the game here. You won’t need tools to transition the Worx TriVac from a blower to a mulching vacuum. Rather, with the simple turn of a knob, the motor and impeller shift to change the direction of the airflow.
Rather than switching to a narrower tube for your blowing, the Worx leaf vacuum & blower uses a single wide-mouth tube to handle all of the various functions. It has enough power up to generate up 600 CFM at 75 MPH, but its two speeds allow you to finesse some jobs, like corner sweeping.
The Worx TriVac also uses a single-stage metal impeller to chop up leaves and twigs to a 16:1 ratio. This means that, were you raking and bagging leaves, you would fill up 16 bags doing it the old fashioned way, rather than the one bag you’ll fill with the TriVac.
Should you really have your work cut out for you, the Worx TriVac works with the company’s LeafPro Universal Collection System with Turbine Adapter. This optional kit includes an 8-ft hose that slips over your mulch outlet on one end and the rim of your trash can on the other end.
With fall starting to happen and dead leaves beginning to pile up in some of our yards, this redesign seems timely. Granted, this isn’t the blower you’ll use for post-mowing clearance or blowing wet dirt off the driveway (it would need a lot more airspeed). If you’re looking to the Worx TriVac for these sorts of applications, you’ll need to adjust your expectations a bit. But, for moving or picking up broad leaves in the fall months, this sure beats raking.
You can pick up the Worx TriVac for a really reasonable $99.99. It comes with a 1.2-bushel leaf collection bag and a 3-year warranty.
Worx TriVac Leaf Blower/Mulcher Vacuum Specs
- Model Number: WG512
- Power Input: 12 Amp
- No-Load Speed: 16500 RPM
- Air Capacity: 600 CFM
- Air Speed: 75 MPH
- Mulching Rate: 16:1
- Collection Bag: 1.2 Bushels
- Machine Weight: 8.6 lbs
- Warranty: 3 years
- Price: $99.99
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