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For quick in-between cleaning: The Bosch PAS 18 LI cordless vacuum cleaner New to the “Power4All” system for do-it-yourselfers

  • Powerful, versatile tool with an interchangeable 18 volt battery
  • Can be used as a floor vacuum cleaner thanks to extension tube
  • With extra-long crevice nozzle for use in hard-to-reach areas
  • Easy to operate, empty, and clean
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  • August 28, 2014
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Bosch is expanding its 18 volt “Power4All” cordless system to now include a powerful hand-held vacuum cleaner with extension tube, the PAS 18 LI. It is suitable for quick in-between cleaning and is exceptionally versatile. Thanks to its extension tube and floor nozzle, the PAS 18 LI can not only clean work surfaces and furniture, but can also be used to conveniently clean surfaces such as carpets and floors. This transforms it from a standard hand-held vacuum into a practical multifunctional vacuum cleaner.

Versatile tool for cordless cleaning
This practical tool offers other accessories in addition to the extension tube and floor nozzle for flexible use without the hassle of a power cord. An extra-long crevice nozzle enables users to clean hard-to-reach areas such as the gaps between car seats. The ergonomic design with softgrip helps to make work effortless in nearly any position. The brush nozzle of the PAS 18 LI is used to clean upholstery or delicate surfaces such as glass plates or wood veneers – or it can also be used to clean the vacuum's filter. To do so, the dust container is simply released from the vacuum at the press of a button and cleaned using the nozzle – making the tool ready for its next job.

Cordless freedom and long battery runtime
The PAS 18 LI is equipped with a powerful 2.0 Ah, lithium-ion battery. As a result, it can vacuum for up to 16 minutes per battery charge – up to 50 percent longer than comparable competitive models. Lithium-ion batteries have hardly any self-discharge, which means the PAS 18 LI is always ready to use. They also have no memory effect, so they can be recharged at any time without a deterioration in battery performance.

Combining with a system: “Power4All” from Bosch
The PAS 18 LI is part of the “Power4All” cordless system for DIY and garden tools. With this system, Bosch offers a powerful, flexible solution for common applications in the house and garden. The same 18 volt lithium-ion battery can be used to operate a current total of twelve power tools – from a cordless grass trimmer to a cordless jigsaw, and from a cordless drill/driver through to the new PAS 18 LI hand-held vacuum cleaner. The “Power4All” cordless system enables do-it-yourselfers to do without a collection of incompatible batteries and chargers. A “Power4All” logo on the packaging indicates which tools belong to the system.

The PAS 18 LI cordless hand-held vacuum cleaner will be available at retail outlets from September 2014 onwards in two versions:
  • with 2.0 Ah battery and charger for 139.99 euros,
  • without battery and charger for 59.99 euros.
All prices are recommended retail prices including VAT. Regardless of with or without battery, the kit comes complete with an extension tube, floor nozzle, crevice nozzle, brush nozzle, and fastening rings for storing the accessories on the tool.

 Specifications PAS 18 LI
 Battery voltage/capacity 18 V/2.0 Ah
 Container volume 0.65 l
 Max. air flow 1,4 m³/min
 Max. vacuum pressure 4.2 kPa
 Runtime per battery charge 16 mins
 Weight without/including battery 0.9/1.3 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.

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