New and fast Bosch BAT 115 battery tester for both 6 and 12 volt starter batteries

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Easy-to-use tester with integrated printer

  • Workshop-oriented battery tester featuring an advantageous price-performance ratio
  • Test routines being easy on the battery allow accurate results
  • Suitable for tests on 12 and 24 volt starter and charging systems

Plochingen – By means of BAT 115, Bosch provides automotive workshops with a battery tester suitable for quick and reliable testing of all common 6 and 12 volt starter batteries and featuring a good price-performance ratio. Test routines being easy on the battery quickly provide accurate and reliable measurement results. Using the integrated thermal printer, the test results can be printed for the customer or for record keeping at the workshop. Besides battery diagnoses and battery status display, workshop can also use the BAT 115 tester to check 12 and 24 volt starter and charging systems. It is suitable for passenger-car, LCV, motorcycle and recreational-craft batteries featuring a cold cranking current between 40 and 2 000 amperes.

Intuitive and menu-guided operation – with 25 supported languages

The new Bosch battery tester can be used for lead-acid, EFB, gel, fleece and (flat or spiral-type) AGM batteries. For this purpose, BAT 115 meets several international test standards such as EN, EN2, DIN, SAE, JEC, JIS and MCA. The menu-guided operating principle with graphical LCD display and just three buttons allows intuitive tester operation and thus quick testing. So far, the system supports 25 different languages. For mobile workshop use and easy handling, the new 1 100-gram battery tester is equipped with a sturdy housing and a 1.8-meter test cable.

The Automotive Aftermarket division (AA) provides the aftermarket and repair shops worldwide with modern diagnostic and repair shop equipment and a wide range of spare parts – from new and exchange parts to repair solutions – for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Its product portfolio includes products made as Bosch original equipment, as well as aftermarket products and services developed and manufactured in-house. About 14,000 associates in more than 150 countries, as well as a global logistics network, ensure that spare parts reach customers quickly and on time. AA supplies testing and repair-shop technology, diagnostic software, service training, and information services. In addition, the division is responsible for the “Bosch Service” repair-shop franchise, one of the world’s largest independent chains of repair-shops, with some 15,000 workshops, and more than 1,000 “AutoCrew” partners.

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The Bosch Group The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 403,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2019). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 77.9 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 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 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.” 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. At 125 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 72,000 associates in research and development.

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