Milwaukee Delivers the Most Adaptive Design and Comfort for the Outdoor Trades

MILWAUKEE, WI – Further driving their commitment to the outdoor trades, Milwaukee Tool announces the new M18 FUEL™* Dual Battery Backpack Blower. Designed uniquely for outdoor trade professionals, this solution provides higher blowing force than up to 60cc gas to deliver the power required for demanding applications. Featuring the most adaptive design and comfort, Milwaukee’s new Backpack Blower provides the ability to be fully customized to the operator’s unique needs. This leads to improved ease of use, increased comfort, and ultimately more productivity on the job.

“Delivering professionals continued productivity and efficiency on their properties is our bottom line,” explains Tony Buxton, Director of Product Management for Milwaukee Tool. “Through our boots-on-the-ground approach to research and development, our introduction of the M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery Backpack Blower delivers not only improved productivity for the industry but versatility and ease of use through its’ adaptable design.” The M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery Backpack Blower delivers higher blowing force than up to 60cc gas solutions. Leveraging a POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor, operators are provided a power output of 650 CFM, 155 MPH, and 20.5 Newtons of blowing force. Delivering the capability to maintain a high level of blowing force throughout the battery discharge, users have the power needed to take on the most demanding applications without a drop in productivity.

REDLINK PLUS™ Intelligence allows the Milwaukee Backpack Blower to reach full throttle in under one second, increasing control and productivity in the application. Without the everyday frustrations of gas-powered equipment, such as pull starts and standard engine maintenance, operators can get to work faster when arriving at the property. Additionally, eliminating the noise produced by gas-operated equipment, the battery-powered backpack blower offers a low noise level of 62 dB(A) per the ANSI B175.2 Standard, ultimately keeping companies compliant with established and emerging noise regulations.

Developed for the Outdoor trade professional, Milwaukee’s new M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery Backpack Blower has the most adaptive design and comfort. To deliver adaptability in application, the blower can use two batteries for lighter weight in quicker clean-up applications or four batteries for longer runtime in longer duration cleanups**. Mode Select capabilities introduce the option to set various performance levels for different demand and run-time needs, while a variable speed trigger provides additional control. Designed to maximize operator comfort, this blower features a fully adjustable harness, load lifter straps, a telescoping nozzle, and an adjustable handle position to allow the operator to customize for their work.

Milwaukee is committed to improving productivity by providing performance-driven and trade-focused solutions so users can perform an entire day's work on one battery system. The M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery Backpack Blower is fully compatible with the entire M18™ line, now offering more than 250 solutions.

*M18 FUEL™ is engineered for the most demanding tradesmen in the world. Delivering unrivaled performance, all M18 FUEL™ products feature three Milwaukee®-exclusive innovations—The POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor, REDLITHIUM™ Battery Pack and REDLINK PLUS™ Intelligence Hardware and Software—that deliver unmatched power, run-time and durability on the jobsite. Simply put, M18 FUEL™ tools are the most powerful 18V cordless tools in their class.

**The M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery Backpack Blower is recommended for use with M18 REDLITHLIUM HIGH OUTPUT Batteries and optimized for the kitted (4) M18™ REDLITHIUM™ HIGH OUTPUT™ HD12.0 batteries.

M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery Backpack Blower (3009-24HD) - $1,499
  • Maximum Air Volume: 650 CFM
  • Maximum Air Speed: 155 MPH
  • Maximum Blowing Force: 20.5 Newtons
  • Noise Rating db(A): 62 (ANSI B175.2)
  • Mode Select: Yes, 3 Speeds
  • Variable Speed Trigger: Yes
  • Variable Lock On: Yes
  • Telescoping Nozzle: Yes
  • Vertical Nozzle Storage Hook: Yes
  • Adjustable Handle Position: Yes
  • Fully Adjustable Harness
    • Weight Position Straps: Yes
    • Shoulder Strap Length: Yes
    • Harness Height: Yes
  • Batteries Required: 2
  • Battery Terminals: 4
  • Weight w/ (2) HD12.0 Batteries: 25.2lbs
  • Weight w/ (4) HD12.0 Batteries: 32.0lbs

Includes: (1) M18 FUEL™ Dual Battery Backpack Blower, (2) M18™ Dual Bay Simultaneous Rapid Chargers, (4) HIGH OUTPUT™ HD12.0 Batteries Also available as bare tool (3009-20) - $499

Sold Separately: Backpack Blower Hip Belt Accessory (49-16-2798) - $39.97

About Milwaukee Tool
Milwaukee Tool, founded in 1924, is a global leader in delivering innovative solutions to the professional construction trades that increase productivity and safety. Milwaukee® is known for their world-leading M12™, M18™, and MX FUEL™; cordless tool systems, the ground-breaking performance of their cordless innovations, safety solutions, battery-powered outdoor power equipment, jobsite lighting and clean-up, time-saving tool accessories, and innovative hand tool and PACKOUT™; Modular Storage products. The company is dedicated to delivering a steady stream of advanced, trade-specific solutions.

Milwaukee Tool is a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY). For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® products, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or www.milwaukeetool.com.