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Bosch Debuts Two, New Top-of-the-Line Jig Saws 

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Tools Feature Precision Control II Technology for Enhanced Accuracy


 

Mount Prospect, Ill., June 14, 2012 – From the inventor of the jig saw comes two, new top-of-the-line tools: the Bosch JS572E Top-Handle Jig Saw and JS572EB Barrel-Grip Jig Saw. With an unmatched combination of accuracy, power, comfort and convenience, these jig saws leave little to be desired and will become the “gold standard” in professional jig saws.

 

Bosch’s patented, new Precision Control II system features double-roller blade guides in a gold-colored guidance assembly to provide even more accuracy than the previous Precision Control system. Its additional, upper roller minimizes deflection both above and below the lower roller, and its auto-centering function self-adjusts to help keep the blades firmly within the rollers, even during strenuous cuts.

 

Bright, switchable LEDs on the JS572E and JS572EB, together with a switchable dust blower, provide superior visibility. A tool-less blade change system allows for faster insertion of T-shank blades, and a blade ejection lever eliminates the need to touch a hot blade. Bosch invented the T-shank blade, and this is the newest jig saw blade clamping system from Bosch.

 

Finally, the new saws both feature a tool-less die-cast magnesium footplate for fast and easy bevel cutting.

With a 7.2 amp rating, both tools have the power needed for virtually any jig saw application encountered by fine carpenters, cabinet makers, kitchen installers, trade show builders, residential builders, mechanics, renovators and more.

 

A variable-speed dial allows users to select the desired operating speed, and the top-handle saw also features an accelerator trigger to allow adjustment from the saw’s lowest speed to the operating speed as set on the dial. Bosch Constant Response circuitry maintains the desired cutting speed for consistent performance, and an optimized, compact counterbalancing mechanism reduces tool vibration.

 

Both tools are ergonomically designed for added comfort. The JS572EB includes an upfront soft-grip area and boasts the smallest barrel-grip jig saw diameter on the market. The JS572E includes a two-finger trigger switch and an ambidextrous lock-on button for easy operation.


The JS572EL and JS572EBL kits each retail for about $299 and include the brand’s new line of L-Boxx cases, which stack and latch together for easy transport, as well as dust collection kits and steel footplate overshoes. Both tools are available now through authorized dealers nationwide. The JS572EN and JS572EBN kits have a simplified set of contents and will be available in August and retail for about $249. To find out more or to locate a dealer, visit
www.boschtools.com or call 877-BOSCH-99.

 

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About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to preliminary figures, more than 300,000 associates generated sales of $71.5 billion in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology in fiscal year 2011. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent more than $5.5 billion for research and development in 2011, and applied for over 4,100 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.  Further information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com.


About 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, solar energy, healthcare telemedicine and software innovations. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs over 22,500 associates in more than 100 locations, with sales of $9.8 billion in fiscal year 2011, per preliminary figures.  For more information, visit www.boschusa.com.

About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American power tool, accessory and lawn and garden divisions 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. With 18,000 employees world wide and 3,500 in North America, the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation is a world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories, laser and optical leveling and range finding tools, and garden and watering equipment. 

 

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

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