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For an even wider range of applications: New Bosch jigsaw blades with carbide technology

Manuel Roj

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Particularly robust and durable for toughest applications

  • New problem solvers for wood/metal and for high-pressure laminate
  • New application range for composite materials with plastic
  • Up to 20 times longer service life compared to common blades

Bosch is adding new problem solvers to its range of jigsaw blades with carbide technology: ”Progressor for Wood+Metal“ for wood/metal and ”Clean for HPL“ for high-pressure laminate. Both jigsaw blades are the first on the market to offer carbide technology for these specific ranges of applications. Furthermore, the ”Clean for Plastic Composites“ jigsaw blade makes it possible to work on compo-sites of wood and plastic.

As with all blades from Bosch's carbide range, the new jigsaw blades offer signi- ficant advantages for professionals from a wide range of construction industries, such as floor-layers and tilers, terrace builders, carpenters and installers: Selec- ted carbide ranges and a special welding technology allow for reliable, low-wear sawing – whether you are sawing the hardest of materials, such as high-strength and high-alloy steel, or abrasive materials. Common bi-metal blades are unable to cover these applications. At the same time, the lifetime of Bosch jigsaw blades with carbide technology is up to 20 times longer than common bi-metal saw blades.

Quick cutting for any material thickness: ”Progressor for Wood+Metal”

The ”Progressor for Wood+Metal“ jigsaw blade stands out thanks to the indivi- dually welded carbide teeth, which have a progressively increasing tooth pitch. This means that you can quickly cut an extremely wide range of building mate- rials, irrespective of the thickness of the material. The jigsaw blade is particularly suitable for fast, coarse separating cuts in wood/metal composite materials, for example metal cladded and metal reinforced wooden boards that have screws or hardened nails embedded in them.

Problem solver for materials that are prone to tearing: ”Clean for HPL”

The ”Clean for HPL“ jigsaw blade is designed for particularly clean cuts in materials like high-pressure laminates, façade panels or laminate. They have a polished carbide tooth strip that consists of two rows of teeth that are arranged at different angles opposite to each other. These blades are therefore perfect for clean cuts in materials that are prone to tearing.

For wood/plastic composite materials: ”Clean for Plastic Composites”

The ”Clean for Plastic Composites“ jigsaw blade is suitable for adjusting cuts in abrasive materials. This includes wood/plastic composites, such as terrace panels or fence systems, as well as mineral-organic composites. Thanks to polished tungsten carbide teeth, it achieves reliably clean cuts even with compo-site materials that are difficult to work on.

The extensive carbide range from Bosch also comprises jigsaw blades for other special applications, for example for high-alloy steel (“Endurance for Stainless Steel“), drywalling materials such as cement-based fiber boards (“Endurance for Fiber Plaster“), ceramics (“Special for Ceramics“) and carbon fiber (“Clean for Carbon Fiber“).

The ”Progressor for Wood+Metal“, ”Clean for HPL“ and ”Clean for Plastic Com-posites“ carbide jigsaw blades are available in specialist retail outlets from April 2017 onwards. These blades fit all jigsaws with a T shank mount. Subject to change.

 ModelLengthScope of delivery and
price*
„Progressor
for Wood+Metal“
T367XHM132 mm3-pack for €46.07
„Clean for HPL“T128BHM92 mm3-pack for €29.52
„Clean for
PlasticComposites“
T301CHM117 mm3-pack for €41.36

*All specified prices are recommended retail prices excluding VAT.

The Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH, a division of the Bosch Group, is one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2019, its roughly 20,000 associates generated sales of 4.8 billion euros, about 85 percent of which outside of Germany. With brands such as Bosch and Dremel, the division stands for customer focus and great engineering progress. The core success factors are innovative strength and pace of innovation. In 2020, 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 400,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2019). The company generated sales of 77.7 billion euros in 2019. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. 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 facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. 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 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 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. Bosch employs some 72,600 associates in research and development at 126 locations across the globe, as well as roughly 30,000 software engineers.

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