Bosch Power Tools Announces Availability of PROFACTOR™ SDS-max® 18V Hitman™ Rotary Hammers
Featuring Bosch’s First 180-Day Satisfaction Guarantee, the Bosch SDS-max® Hitman™ Hammers Deliver High-Powered Performance on Bosch’s CORE18V™ Battery Platform

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (April 20, 2021) – Bosch Power Tools, a global leader for power tools and power tool accessories, today announced purchase availability of its PROFACTOR™ SDS-max® 18V Hitman™ Rotary Hammers. The GBH18V-36C 1-9/16 In. Rotary Hammer delivers 5.2 Ft.-Lbs. of impact energy (EPTA), while the GBH18V-45C Hitman 1-7/8 In. SDS-max® Rotary Hammer delivers 9.3 Ft.-Lbs. of impact energy (EPTA). The PROFACTOR™ line, including the new hammers, is optimized for use with CORE18V™ PROFACTOR™ batteries.


Guaranteed to deliver performance comparable to its corded counterparts, the Bosch PROFACTOR™ Rotary Hammers offer a Bosch first – a 180-day no-questions-asked return guarantee for all new PROFACTOR™ 18V Rotary Hammers.


Both the GBH18V-36C and GBH18V-45C feature rotary hammer and hammer-only modes feature Vario-Lock positioning to rotate and lock the chisel. The hammers also include Soft Start and controlled RPM and BPM, making it easier to control drilling and chiseling applications, with an on-tool user interface for tool performance, feedback and control. The GBH18V-45C model also includes a counter-balance weight in the hammer mechanism.


Each hammer also includes kickback control technology to reduce the risk of sudden tool reactions in bit bind-up situations, and an anti-vibration system with a longer air cushion in the hammer tube and dampeners in the handle to help reduce vibration on the job. Both are equipped for optional connectivity through a separately sold module, providing a link to the free Bosch Toolbox app on a connected device to customize tool settings.


Bosch Power Tools’ new PROFACTOR™ line of cordless tools give professionals the freedom to take on the most demanding jobsite applications on one 18V battery platform. All PROFACTOR™ tools are powered by Bosch’s CORE18V™ battery platform. All PROFACTOR™ tools also feature its BITURBO Brushless™ Technology, a high-performance brushless motor and drive-train system designed to deliver power comparable and/or equivalent to high-demand corded tools.


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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


Bosch in North America

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 and


About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs 35,400 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2018. In 2018 Bosch generated consolidated sales of $14.5 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit and

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). The company generated sales of 78.5 billion euros ($92.7 billion) in 2018. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions 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.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 460 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At nearly 130 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 68,700 associates in research and development.


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