Makita's new back-pack blower (model BBX7600) features a 4-stroke, 75.6cc commercial-duty engine, which requires no fuel mix, and is EPA Phase II, CARB Tier III-compliant. The blower is equipped with a large capacity muffler for quieter operation. Unit will deliver up to 80 minutes of continuous operation on a 64-oz. fuel tank. Maximum air speed is 195 mpg and maximum air volume is 526 cubic feet per minute.
The model 445 is a smaller version of the 470, and satisfies a nationwide environmental concern about blower noise emission. The new model features a 2.1-hp, 36.3-cc two-cycle engine that delivers a 470-cfm air stream. The anti-vibration blower also has a unique pistol grip control with a 90-swivel blower tube, making it easy for the operator to direct the air stream with minumum effort.
The EB802 backpack blower from Shindaiwa is a 2-cycle blower with a 4.3-hp engine that produces an output with an airspeed of 224 mph and volume of 762 cfm at tube tip. Features include a two-ring piston design and closed-ported 4-bolt chrome-plated cylinder for durability. The EB802 has a newly designed and ergonomic light-weight frame and a "hush mode" switch to reduce noise.
The Buffalo Turbine Hydraulic Debris Blower is a 14-in. Hi-powered "turbine style" debris blower featuring a quick attache plate, hoses, and fittings. There is a corded controller for nozzle direction allows for multiple positions. The blower can be used after a broom or even in place of a broom.