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New in the ‘Professional 18V System’: Biturbo miter saw from Bosch for professionals

Increased comfort thanks to user interface and app

  • Comparable to a 1,600 W corded tool ‒ while compact and portable at the same time
  • Superior number of cuts per battery charge, as confirmed by an independent testing institute
  • Easier operation and higher flexibility thanks to the user interface, app, and more
  • Precision tool with dual bevel function and cutting line indication by dual laser

Stefanie Schaefer >

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Sawing with more ease, power, and precision: Bosch is now extending the ‘Professional 18V System’ for trade and industry with the compact and mobile Biturbo miter saw GCM 18V-216 DC Professional. It is comparable to a corded tool with 1,600 W and offers the highest number of cuts per battery charge in its class (using ‘Eco’ mode and a ProCore18V 8.0 Ah battery): Up to 267 cuts through 60 x 80 mm spruce squared timber are possible with a single battery charge. This is nearly 40 percent more than the best 36V competitor model and almost 90 percent more than the best 18V competitor model ‒ confirmed by an independent testing institute. Furthermore, the ‘Professional 18V System’ covers all other significant 18V applications that, thanks to cross-manufacturer compatibility, go even beyond Bosch. Many brands, many tools, one battery system: All tools ‒ from compact drill drivers to the new miter saw – can be operated with the same 18V lithium-ion battery and charger. Tradespeople therefore save time, space, and money.

Easier operation and higher flexibility thanks to the user interface, app and more

The GCM 18V-216 DC Professional is a compact tool designed for mobile use and offers tradespeople in interior fitting, such as joiners and floorers, high precision, flexibility, and a wide range of applications. The maximum cutting width is 312 mm while the maximum cutting height is 70 mm. The GCM 18V-216 DC Professional is also easier to operate than conventional miter saws, thanks to its user interface, the ability to pair the tool with a smartphone and to set and customize functions via the ToolBox app. In addition to easily adjusting the speed according to the material, such as wood, plastic and aluminum, users can also make use of the ‘Eco’ mode. This is especially recommended for lighter applications to save battery power and to master the whole workday with only one battery charge. Via the user interface, users can see the tool and battery status at a glance ‒ which displays as green, yellow or red based on the traffic-light system. Users enjoy additional flexibility thanks to the dual bevel function of up to 47 degrees left and right, large angle settings of 52 degrees left and 60 degrees right, and integrated side extensions for material support.

Precision tool with dual bevel function and cutting line indication by dual laser

The cutting line is displayed by means of a dual laser: The exact cutting line lies exactly in the middle between two projected laser lines. An LED light illuminates the work area. This distinguishes the GCM 18V-216 DC Professional from comparable competitor models. The ‘Expert for Wood’ saw blade with carbide technology included in the supply scope also contributes to the high precision of the saw: With 48 teeth, it guarantees top-quality results and maximizes the battery runtime of the saw. Thanks to the SDS saw blade lock, changing saw blades can be done conveniently and without any tools, unlike conventional miter saws in this class.

Two-point dust extraction protects health, the tool, and the surrounding

Thanks to the Bosch ‘Click & Clean’ system, tradespeople can work almost dust-free with the GCM 18V-216 DC Professional with just one click: By simply connecting the desired vacuum cleaner to the adapter, users can protect their health, the tool, and their surroundings. With the GCM 18V-216 DC Professional, the wood dust is extracted at two points simultaneously: above and behind the workpiece. This means that less material dust gets into the air and working environment, enabling more precise cuts. The time required for cleaning after work is also significantly reduced.

Bosch competence from A to Z

Bosch offers tradespeople who work with the GCM 18V-216 DC Professional a complete solution for the working environment: An efficient miter saw with Biturbo technology, further 18V tools from the ‘Professional 18V System’, the ‘Click & Clean’ dust extraction system, different GTA saw tables and various saw blades – all from a single source.

The GCM 18V-216 DC Professional is available from June. The prices are recommended retail prices excluding VAT.

You can find the tool specifications table in the PDF, see “download”.

Subject to change.

The Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH, a division of the Bosch Group, is one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, garden tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2023, its roughly 19,500 associates generated sales of 5.6 billion euros, about 90 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 2024, Bosch Power Tools will again launch more than 100 new products onto the market in its four business segments power tools, outdoor and garden tools, accessories and measuring tools.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 429,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2023). The company generated sales of 91.6 billion euros in 2023. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. With its business activities, the company aims to use technology to help shape universal trends such as automation, electrification, digitalization, connectivity, and an orientation to sustainability. In this context, Bosch’s broad diversification across regions and industries strengthens its innovativeness and robustness. Bosch uses its proven expertise in sensor technology, software, and services to offer customers cross-domain solutions from a single source. It also applies its expertise in connectivity and artificial intelligence in order to develop and manufacture user-friendly, sustainable products. With technology that is “Invented for life,” Bosch wants to help improve quality of life and conserve natural resources. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 470 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. Bosch’s innovative strength is key to the company’s further development. At 136 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 90,000 associates in research and development, of which nearly 48,000 are software engineers.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com.

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