A professional-grade backpack blower with excellent fuel economy and enhanced comfort.
When the job runs long, the STIHL BR 430 is right there with you. It has the features you need to get the job done with fewer refuels and less fatigue. Its pro-sized 57.5 oz. fuel tank goes even farther thanks to a fuel-efficient engine that produces cleaner emissions when compared to standard 2-stroke engines. In addition to its anti-vibration system and ElastoStart™ handle, the blower also features back padding, broad shoulder straps and soft rubber grip for enhanced comfort and support.
|BR 430 Specifications - Professional Use|
|DISPLACEMENT||63.3 cc (3.86 cu. in.)|
|ENGINE POWER||2.9 kW (3.9 bhp)|
|WEIGHT||10.1 kg (22.3 lbs.)|
|FUEL CAPACITY||1700 cc (57.5 oz.)|
|BLOWING FORCE*||26 Newtons|
|AVG. AIR VELOCITY**||82 m/sec. (183 mph)|
|MAX. AIR VELOCITY**||98 m/sec. (219 mph)|
|AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE**||850 m3/h (500 cfm)|
|SOUND PRESSURE RATING**||76 dB(A)|
|*Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2. **Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. All specifications provided by Andreas STIHL AG, as of April 2016.|
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
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Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
Built in the USA
Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.
Multi-Function Control Handle
Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
The ElastoStart™ starter handle is an exclusive feature of STIHL. It is a starting grip with a built-in shock absorber that helps reduce the effort when pulling on the starter cord. The ElastoStart™ starter grip noticeably reduces the sudden peak forces (compression) normally felt during cranking. The forces which occur at the grip after the first compression stroke are smoothed out.
Common Features for Backpack Blowers
View the features common to many STIHL backpack blowers.
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*Double your warranty when you purchase either STIHL HP Ultra Oil (six-pack) or STIHL MotoMix® Patented Premixed Fuel (one gallon minimum) with your STIHL product purchase. Double limited warranty protection applies to STIHL gasoline-powered products purchased and registered for personal non-income producing, family and household purposes only. Other restrictions apply. See dealer for details.
The Reflective Safety Vest from STIHL meets the standard for use along highways and other high-traffic areas. It features a longer tail in back for maximum reflective exposure – great for workers using backpack blowers. Two front pockets and one chest pocket provide great utility for carrying job necessities.
Meets ANSI/ISEA 107-2004 standard
Available color: High-Visibility Yellow
Available sizes: M, L, XL, XXL
For Your Safety
STIHL Black Widow Glasses offer an ideal combination of protection and style. These protective glasses have a lightweight, wrap-around design that blocks out 99% of harmful UV rays. Their soft-touch temple inserts provide additional comfort and are designed to help reduce slippage. The lenses are made from optical-grade polycarbonate and are available in multiple shade color options.
Meets ANSI Z87+ Standard
Available lens colors: Indoor/Outdoor Mirror, Smoke Mirror
When professional competitors take on other leaders in the field, they use STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series Gloves. Made from premium goat skin leather, these gloves provide exceptional comfort. Their sport-styled design enhances work control while an adjustable wrist closure provides a secure fit.
Materials: Premium goat skin leather palms and fingers, stitched fabric backing and elastic cuff
Available sizes: M, L, XL
Heavy machinery doesn’t have anything interesting to say – block out that noise with our most noise-reducing hearing protection. These top-quality Hearing Protectors feature padded stainless steel spring-wire headbands maintain constant pressure. So no sliding around and letting in unwanted sound waves. They’re also easy to adjust. Set a comfortable fit and get to work in peace.
Meets ANSI S3.19-1974 standard. Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 29 dB(A).
Available color: Orange