Bosch GBH18V-20 3/4" SDS-plus® Cordless Rotary Hammer Offers Perfect Match Between Efficiency and Performance
Lightweight tool carries big power to the jobsite; 5,850 bpm gets the job done in concrete and 1,800 rpm does the same in wood
Mt. Prospect, Ill., September 12, 2017 – Weight is important on the jobsite, especially for jobs in concrete that require long periods of drilling or chiseling. The Bosch GBH18V-20 ¾" SDS-plus® Rotary Hammer brings big power at 4,550 bpm, but weighs only 7 lbs. – a combination that assures rotary hammer toughness to get the job done, but not at the expense of user fatigue.
The Bosch GBH18V-20 rotary hammer delivers 1.3 Ft.-Lbs. of torque in a tool with three modes for drilling, hammer drilling and chiseling. No-load speed for drilling comes in at 1,800 rpm. An efficient DC motor is easy to maintain with long-lasting carbon brushes.
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Meeting Requirements for Typical Applications
The Bosch GBH18V-20 3/4" SDS-plus® Rotary Hammer is made for typical construction applications like screw fitting, drilling in concrete or wood, hammer drilling and chiseling. Its efficient motor/battery combination delivers a high number of holes per charge; up to 25 holes per amp hour. The Bosch GBH18V-20 offers variable speed performance with forward/reverse function. An LED work light is included for working in dark areas.
“For construction pros or tradesmen like electricians who are looking for a rotary hammer that’s easy to handle for everyday jobs, the Bosch GBH18V-20 delivers,” said Mike Iezzi, product manager, concrete products, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation. “At only seven pounds, this rotary hammer still delivers the power that pros demand. From the standpoint of efficiency, performance and affordability, it’s the right tool for someone who demands responsiveness in a standard rotary hammer.”
The Bosch Flexible Power System is one of the most versatile Lithium-ion battery platforms available. The system offers complete compatibility by allowing 18V FatPack and SlimPack batteries to be used with any tool. And Bosch 18V 2.0 Ah and larger batteries feature CoolPack technology, which offers a heat conductive housing to keep batteries cooler for superior runtime and up to 2X longer life. All Bosch batteries provide cold weather performance to -4°F. Each battery includes a fuel gauge.
The tool includes Bosch-exclusive Electronic Cell Protection (ECP) that protects the battery against overload, overheating and deep discharge for longer life. Likewise, Bosch Electronic Motor Protection (EMP) protects the motor against overload with integrated temperature management.
For U.S. users, this tool should be used in accordance to the OSHA silica regulations designed to limit silica dust exposure, as well as the owner’s manual. Learn more about Bosch PRO+GUARD™ dust solutions by visiting www.boschtools.com/proguard.
To learn more about the Bosch GBH18V-20 3/4" SDS-plus® Rotary Hammer or to find a local dealer, visit www.boschtools.com or call 877-BOSCH-99. Check out www.bethepro.com for additional tips and videos.
Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs some 31,000 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2015. In 2015, Bosch generated consolidated sales of $14 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of $78.3 billion (70.6 billion euros) in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at roughly 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”
In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. For more information, please visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.www.boschusa.com.
About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, the Power Tools Division of North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American diverse power tool and accessories businesses into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century’s worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. Located throughout North America as part of the global power tools division, Bosch associates maintain a legacy of world-class design, manufacture and sale for power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories and measuring tools. For more information, call toll-free 877-BOSCH-99 (877-267-2499) or visit www.robertboschtoolcorporation.com.
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