Adapter Nut supports quick change hole saw systems.

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Adapter nut lets users cut with any Bosch hole saw and with most major brand hole saws. It features hex shank for installation and removal with quick change mandrels. Heavy-duty hex drive design ensures that hole saws lock quickly and securely into place. Users can attach adapters to their cups, drill hole, and pull back on mandrel to change cup sizes in seconds, and can also eject plug upon angled re-insertion of pilot bit.



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Bosch's New Adapter Nut Allows Universal Quick Change System to Work with Competitor Saw Cups



Mount Prospect, Ill., September 7, 2007 - The Bosch Power Tools and Accessories Quick Change Hole Saw System offers users more flexibility than ever before. What makes it universal? Bosch's new patent pending adapter nut, which lets users cut with any Bosch hole saw and with almost any other manufacturer's hole saw cups.

Users simply attach the adapters to their cups, drill a hole, and pull back on the mandrel to change cup sizes in seconds. The quick change system also eliminates the time-consuming task of digging the plug out from the middle of the cup. Again, in seconds, the user can eject the plug upon angled re-insertion of the pilot bit.

The universal adapter nuts feature a hex shank for easy installation and removal with the quick change mandrels. The heavy-duty hex drive design ensures that hole saws lock quickly and securely into place, unlike conventional threaded systems, which can seize up and force parts to weld together. The adapter nuts are designed to work with most major brand hole saws so users can experience quick change with their existing hole saw setup, measuring the time it takes to change cups in seconds, not minutes.

Bosch offers a number of kits allowing users to get the quick change experience. The HBUSKIT provides 4 key hole saw sizes ranging from 1" to 2-½", a quick change mandrel and two adapter nuts. The PCM38AN kit includes a 3/8" mandrel and two adapter nuts while the PCM12AN includes the adapter nuts and a ½" mandrel. Finally, the CK2 provides 6 adapter nuts, 2 small for holes sizes 9/16" to 1-3/16" and 4 large for holes sizes 1-¼" to 6", to convert a wide range of saws to quick change.

Visit www.boschtools.com to find a Bosch Accessories dealer in your area.

About Bosch Power Tools and Accessories:

Bosch Power Tools and Accessories is one of the divisions within the $1 billion, 4,000 employee strong Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, which is the North American branch of Robert Bosch GmbH, the largest power tool and accessory manufacturer in the world. Bosch provides a complete line of corded and cordless power tools and accessories engineered to survive any jobsite and allow professionals to take control of their work. For more information, call toll free 877-BOSCH-99 (877-267-2499) or visit www.boschtools.com.

About Bosch North America:

In North America, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets power tools and accessories, automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial automation and mobile products, security technology, thermo-technology, packaging equipment and household appliances. Bosch employs 24,750 associates in more than 80 primary and 20 associated facilities throughout the region with reported sales of $8.8 billion in 2006. For more information on the company, visit www.bosch.us.

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