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Diamond cutter for hard materials: The GDC 125 Professional from Bosch All-purpose, hand-held tool for professionals

  • Makes straight, precise cuts in granite, marble, stone and concrete
  • High performance: delivers 1300 watts and weighs only 2.7 kilograms
  • EU standard toolholder for diamond cutting discs
  • Suitable for wet and dry use
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  • November 04, 2013
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The GDC 125 Professional is the first diamond cutter from Bosch designed for hard materials such as granite, marble, stone and concrete. This professional tool cuts through these materials just as effortlessly as it does floor, wall and roof tiles thanks to its powerful 1300 watt motor. In this way, the GDC 125 Professional makes work easier not only for tilers and floor layers but also for roofers, landscape gardeners and landscapers.

Versatile compact tool for making precise cuts
This hand-held tool works in much the same way as a circular saw and has one big advantage over benchtop tools: it is small, lightweight and compact, and can easily be taken to any jobsite. Weighing only 2.7 kilograms, the GDC 125 Professional is also lighter than comparable competitor models. It makes precise, straight cuts – with or without the parallel guide. The base plate can be tilted up to 45 degrees. The maximum cutting depth of 40 millimeters is continuously variable.

The diamond cutter has an EU standard toolholder with a diameter of 22.23 millimeters. This fits all diamond cutting discs that meet this standard and gives professionals flexibility when it comes to choosing accessories. Thanks to the spindle lock, the cutting discs are easy to change. It is recommended that the cutting disc be cooled with water when using it to work very hard materials, such as granite or marble. The supplied water cooling system with four-meter hose is easy to use. For the safety of the user, the tool comes equipped with a PRCD circuit breaker.

System offer including accessories
The GDC 125 Professional will in future give professionals the option of an additional Bosch professional tool for cutting tiles, alongside the GCT 115 Professional tile drill cutter and the GTR 30 CE Professional tile router. The Bosch range of accessories also includes a variety of cutting discs for the GDC 125 Professional, such as the “Best for Ceramic extraclean Turbo” diamond cutting discs. These discs are perfectly tailored to the tool and are suitable for making clean and fast cuts in natural stone and all types of tile.

The GDC 125 Professional is now available at specialist retail outlets at the recommended retail price of 249 euros plus VAT. The tool is supplied in a carton complete with a water cooling system including a four-meter hose, metal nozzle and water connection, plus an Allen wrench for disc changing. The parallel guide is optionally available.

 Specifications GDC 125 Professional
 Rated power input 1300 W
 No-load speed 12,000 rpm
 Disc diameter 125 mm
 Bore diameter of toolholder 22.23 mm
 Max. cutting depth 40 mm
 Max. incline angle 45°
 Weight 2.7 kg

The Power Tools Division of the Bosch Group is one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2015, its roughly 20,000 associates generated sales of 4.5 billion euros, about 85 percent of which outside of Germany. With brands such as Bosch, Skil and Dremel, the division stands for customer focus and great engineering progress. The core success factors are innovative strength and pace of innovation. The division generated about one third of its sales in 2015 with products that have been on the market for less than two years. In 2016, Bosch Power Tools will again launch more than 100 new products onto the German market in its four business segments power tools, accessories, measuring tools and garden tools.

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 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 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.”

Further information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com, http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

PI8300 - November 04, 2013

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