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Sawing convenience for beginners and all-rounders: New cordless jigsaws from Bosch for DIYers

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Expansion of the 18 Volt “Power for All” System

  • First cordless jigsaw in the entry-level segment: EasySaw 18V-70
  • Powerful all-rounder with a cutting depth of 100 mm: UniversalSaw 18V-100
  • One battery for around 40 DIY tools, garden tools and home appliances

Stefanie Schaefer >

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Bosch will offer DIYers even more convenience when sawing in future: The EasySaw 18V-70 is the first cordless jigsaw in the Bosch entry-level segment while the UniversalSaw 18V-100 features a cutting depth of 100 mm, i.e. 25 percent more than its predecessor, and is a powerful all-rounder. Just like the corded tools in the product portfolio, users will therefore be able to select the cordless jigsaw which best suits their needs when implementing individual projects.

First cordless jigsaw in the entry-level segment: EasySaw 18V-70

Laying a laminate floor, individualizing the children’s room furniture, or beautifying the balcony ‒ the EasySaw 18V-70 offers 70 mm cutting depth and is a reliable helper for smaller projects. It is light and compact, fits well in the hand, and is simple to use ‒ just “easy”. Both in the application and when changing the accessories: Thanks to the optimized and smooth SDS quick-clamping system, the supplied saw blade can be changed in a matter of seconds without an additional tool. All conventional jigsaw blades can be used, including for example metal saw blades to saw out decorative elements from sheet steel. Sawing laminate, items of furniture made of wood or plastic, aluminum profiles and much more ‒ the new EasySaw 18V-70 is extremely versatile.

Powerful all-rounder: UniversalSaw 18V-100

The UniversalSaw 18V-100 offers an even higher cutting depth of 100 mm and is a powerful all-rounder for all common sawing applications. Laying parquet flooring, cutting kitchen worktops to size along with necessary cut-outs for the sink and stove, cutting terrace boards to length, and cutting the individual elements for a tree house or a climbing frame in the garden to size – all these tasks can easily be performed using the UniversalSaw 18V-100. Thanks to speed regulation, the cordless jigsaw can be operated precisely and guided in a controlled manner for every cut. Its four-stage pendulum enables individual adjustment of the cutting speed. The supplied accessories also mean that the UniversalSaw 18V-100 lives up to its claim as an all-rounder: For example, the attachable CutControl system ensures that a user can follow the cutting line precisely. The splinter guard prevents tear-out on the top of the workpiece while the glide shoe protects sensitive surfaces from being scratched during sawing. When the dust extractor is connected, a dust cap optimizes the dust being extracted directly at the saw blade.

Both cordless jigsaws feature a free blowing function which removes sawdust quickly and reliably and ensures a clear view of the cutting line at all times. A vacuum cleaner can also be connected to the jigsaws, for example the cordless AdvancedVac 18V-8 wet/dry vacuum cleaner. It ensures that dust is extracted directly where it is produced. The result: Precise and low-dust sawing.

“Power for All” – one battery for all applications in the home and garden

The EasySaw 18V-70 and UniversalSaw 18V-100 enhance the 18 V „Power for All“ battery system from Bosch. It comprises around 40 DIY tools, garden tools and home appliances – and thanks to the “Power for All Alliance”, it even goes beyond the Bosch range. All tools – from rotary hammer to lawn mower – can be operated with one and the same 18 V lithium-ion battery. Only one charger per volt class is needed. This saves DIYers space and money and protects the environment.

The EasySaw 18V-70 and UniversalSaw 18V-100 will be available from September. All prices are recommended retail prices including VAT.

Specifications EasySaw 18V-70UniversalSaw 18V-100
Battery voltage18 V18 V
No-load speed0 – 2,600 min-10 – 2,600 min-1
Cutting depth in wood70 mm100 mm
Cutting depth in aluminum/steel15/6 mm18/8 mm
Dimensions
(length x width x height)
235 x 80 x 195 mm240 x 80 x 200 mm
Weight without battery1.3 kg1.6 kg
Scope of delivery/recommended retail price including VATTool in a carton box including 1x T 144 D universal saw blade (excluding battery and charger): €69.99Tool in a carton box including 2x T 144 D universal saw blades, CutControl, splinter guard, glide shoe and dust cap (excluding battery and charger): €89.99

Subject to change.

Contact person for press inquiries:

Stefanie Schaefer
Phone: +49 711 758-1488
Email: Stefanie.Schaefer@de.bosch.com

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 2020, its roughly 20,000 associates generated sales of 5.1 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 2021, Bosch Power Tools will again launch more than 100 new products onto the market in its four business segments power tools, garden tools, accessories and measuring tools.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 395,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2020). The company generated sales of 71.5 billion euros in 2020. 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 some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. With its more than 400 locations worldwide, the Bosch Group has been carbon neutral since the first quarter of 2020. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 129 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 73,000 associates in research and development, of which nearly 34,000 are software engineers.

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