The STIHL BR500 petrol blower is a modern leaf blower that is designed to clean large swathes of ground efficiently while affording the user superior comfort. It can, therefore, be used commercially and domestically.
This power blower has a 54.8 cc four-stroke engine that operates with the ease of a two-stroke. This is due to its use of mixed lubrication technology that combines power and super efficiency. Also, the engine requires a minimum of pulling strength to get it running. From there, acceleration is fast and smooth with the use of the thumb controls on the handle.
The comfort of the user was a key consideration during the design of this superior tool. Since the machine is ideal for large spaces, the user will be expected to lug it on the back for long hours if need be. The blood vessels on the arms and hands can be adversely affected by prolonged exposure to vibrations. As a result, the manufacturers have your health in mind because they have padded the points of the device that come into contact with your body as you work. These reduce potentially harmful vibrations produced by the machine that could impact the user’s body negatively.
Closely related to comfort is the ergonomic shape of this blower. Its 10.1 kg weight is distributed evenly so that it is borne by the shoulders, back, upper thighs and hips. This reduces the chances of strain or injuries. The long handle and its multifunctional controls ensure that the user will access the various functions with ease.
The STIHL BR 500 is kind to the environment as it features dampers that reduce engine noise to a bare minimum. This makes the blower ideal for areas that have strict noise level laws such as hospitals and learning institutions. The engine is powerful, produces low emissions and is very fuel-efficient.
The STIHL petrol blower is a versatile machine in that its nozzle attachment can be adjusted for use with various types of the nozzle. This flexibility is essential when tackling leaves of varying sizes and dimensions. Furthermore, tools are not needed to access the fuel and oil filter caps. The blower can also be used with the following accessories that can be purchased separately:
• Chest belt
• Padded hip-belt
• Straight round nozzle
• Bike handle
|Weight kg 1)||10.1|
|Sound pressure level dB(A) 2)||90|
|Sound power level dB(A) 2)||100|
|Vibration level left/right m/s² 3)||1.9/1.6|
|Blowing force N 4)||22|
|Air speed mph||172|
|Max. air speed with round nozzle mph||208|
|Tank volume l||1.40|
|Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 2)||100|