18V Brushless Compact Tough Hammer Drill/Driver Released by Bosch

18 V EC Brushless Connected-Ready Compact Tough 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver with (1) CORE18 V 4.0 Ah Compact Battery_GSB18VA compact tool shouldn’t mean fewer features or less power. The Bosch GSB18V-535C 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver and Bosch GSR18V-535C 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2 In. Drill/Driver prove a small package can not only pack a serious punch, but deliver on next-generation jobsite technology. From Bluetooth connectivity to KickBack Control, these lightweight, compact tools promise to be go-to options in your tool bag.

The Bosch GSB18V-535C Hammer Drill/Driver and Bosch GSR18V-535C Drill/Driver combine advanced user control with a compact, powerful cordless tool. The tools feature Bluetooth connectivity (which connects to an optional Connectivity Tool Module) that links the tool to the free Bosch Toolbox App, which is available at the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. The app works with a mobile device to provide enhanced tool control and detailed tool usage feedback, including battery charge status. Users can customize the tool, which includes changing the KickBack Control sensitivity and adjusting the time the LED remains on after trigger release.

The hammer drill/driver and drill/driver offer Bosch-exclusive Kickback Control, an integrated acceleration sensor that limits tool rotation by detecting sudden movement and shutting down the motor. The feature mitigates injury risk in bind-up situations.

Hammer-drill-Bosch-GSB18V-535CN-BeautyShotWhile the GSB18V-535C and GSR18V-535C are packed with features, they’re also powerful tools. Both offer an efficient, maintenance-free EC Brushless motor that produces up to 535 In.-Lbs. of torque for tough driving and drilling applications around the jobsite. The tools have two speed settings – one for high-power tasks (0-600 rpm) and one for high-speed drilling (0-1,900 rpm). The hammer drill/driver’s no-load bpm is 28,500.

For more accurate fastener driving, reduced overtightening and less cam out, the GSB18V-535C and GSR18V-535C provide a precision clutch with 20+1 settings. Not only will the user have fewer damaged screw heads, there will be less wear and tear on the tool components. Its durable all-metal chuck stops drill bits from slipping during high-torque applications with a high clamping force.

“We’re always looking to develop not only the most powerful and longest-lasting cordless tools, but products that actually make our users’ lives easier,” said Theron Sherrod, product manager, Bosch Power Tools. “By developing a Compact Tough hammer drill/driver and drill/driver that not only deliver on our promise of compact power, Bluetooth connectivity and KickBack Control, we’re designing tools for the jobsite of the future.”

The Bosch GSB18V-535C Hammer Drill/Driver and Bosch GSR18V-535C Drill/Driver feature an all-metal chuck for increased durability, an ergonomic grip zone for better handling and a longer belt clip for a more secure hold. It also comes with a 4x bit holder, four bit tips in addition to the belt clip. It is a bare-tool kit; the battery and charger are sold separately.

To learn more about the Bosch GSB18V-535C 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver or the Bosch GSR18V-535C 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2 In. Drill/Driver or to find a local dealer, visit www.boschtools.com or call 877-BOSCH-99.

Bosch GSB18V-535C 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver and Bosch GSR18V-535C 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2 In. Drill/Driver Fact Box

Product

Weight

Rating

Torque

BPM/Speed

Price

Bosch GSB18V-535CN 18V EC Brushless Connected-Ready Compact Tough 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver (bare tool)

2.7 lbs.

18V

535 In.-Lbs.

BPM 28,500;

High-speed (0-1,900 rpm) and high power (0-600 rpm)

US: $149

Canada: $199

Bosch GSR18V-535CN 18V EC Brushless Connected-Ready Compact Tough 1/2 In. Drill/Driver (bare tool)

2.5 lbs.

18V

535 In.-Lbs.

High-speed (0-1,900 rpm) and high power (0-600 rpm)

US: $129

Canada: $179

About Bosch
Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs 35,000 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2018. According to preliminary figures, in 2018 Bosch generated consolidated sales of $14.5 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit twitter.com/boschusa, twitter.com/boschmexico and www.bosch.ca.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales from operations of 77.9 billion euros ($92 billion) in 2018. 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 69,500 associates in research and development.

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

Exchange rate: 1 EUR = $1.1811

Bosch in North America
In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. For more information, please visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca www.boschusa.com.

About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, the Power Tools Division of North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American diverse power tool and accessories businesses into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century’s worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. Located throughout North America as part of the global power tools division, Bosch associates maintain a legacy of world-class design, manufacture and sale for power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories and measuring tools.

For more information, call toll-free 877-BOSCH-99 (877-267-2499) or visit www.boschtools.com.

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