Small Angle Grinders offer extended life.

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Comprised of 4½, 5, and 6 in. models, 1800 Series features optimized motor commutator and brush system, which minimizes heat buildup. Select models incorporate channels at top, bottom, and sides to keep dust and debris from contaminating inner workings of tool. Pulling clean air from back of tool as opposed to front, channels direct airflow where it is needed most for maximum motor cooling.



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Bosch Grinders Offer 40% Longer Life



Airflow and motor improvements lead industry in durability and productivity

Mount Prospect, Ill., October 30, 2006 - Today, Bosch announced small angle grinder motor technology and airflow improvements resulting in 40% longer life over previous models and up to two times longer life over competition. Now, from fabrication shops to general contractors, professionals reap both financial and productivity benefits from better performing and longer lasting grinders. The eight new 4-1/2, 5, and 6-inch 1800-series grinders will immediately replace previous generation 1700-series models.

Bosch grinders define industry durability and performance standards. An improved motor commutator and brush system for each of the new 1800-series grinders minimizes heat buildup and substantially enhances durability. As a result, Bosch continues to shine with up to twice the life of its competitors and 40% longer life over its own previous generation models.

Bosch engineers also improved the industry's leading airflow technology by incorporating additional channels at the top, bottom and sides of the Bosch 4-1/2-inch 1800, 5-inch 1801, 5-inch 1803EVS and 6-inch 1806E small angle grinders. These channels not only keep dust and debris from contaminating the inner workings of the tool - pulling clean air from the back of the tool versus the front - but they also help channel airflow to where it is needed most for maximum motor cooling. As a result, professionals enhance their business with more productive labor, longer lasting grinders and a better bottom line.

The new Bosch Small Angle Grinder line includes:
o 4-1/2-inch 1810PS
o 4-1/2-inch 1810PDS
o 5-inch 1811PS
o 5-inch 1811PSD
o 4-1/2-inch 1800
o 5-inch 1801
o 5-inch 1803EVS
o 6-inch 1806E

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 the largest power tool and accessory manufacturer in the world, Robert Bosch GmbH. 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 22,700 associates in more than 80 primary and 20 associated facilities throughout the region with reported sales of $8.4 billion in 2005. This year marks Bosch's 100th year of operating in the U.S. For more information on the company and the Centennial, visit www.bosch.us.

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