New brushless drill/drivers deliver two times more life than previous models
Mount Prospect, Ill., November 11, 2013 - Bosch proves good things come in small packages with the introduction of its new 12V max brushless drill/drivers. The PS22 1/4-inch hex drill/driver and the PS32 3/8-inch drill/driver are the lightest, most compact tools in their class, offering unmatched ease of use in extended applications. Featuring innovative EC brushless motor designs, these 12V max drill/drivers deliver increased runtime and boast twice the life of previous generations.
The lightweight PS22 and PS32 are the tools of choice for professionals who perform continuous overhead work. In fact, at 1.6 and 2 pounds, respectively, these tools weigh up to 45 percent less than competitors. The PS22and PS32 also deliver optimum performance when utilized in corners or other confined spaces. With respective head lengths of 5-5/16 and 6-1/2 inches, these drill/drivers are the shortest in their class.
For increased versatility and control in drilling and driving applications, the PS22 and PS32 can operate in two speeds: 0-400 RPM and 0-1,300 RPM. The PS22 features a 1/4-inch hex head that allows for quick and easy bit changes, while the PS32 delivers the ultimate in functionality with a 3/8-inch single sleeve universal chuck that accommodates 90 percent of common applications.
Both tools feature a four-piece bit tip set and a magnetic bit holder, making it easy for users to store and access their most commonly used bits. The PS22 and PS32 also are equipped with a built-in LED light, which can be used to illuminate any working area.
The PS22 and PS32 will be available in February 2014 at authorized dealers nationwide. The PS22-02 and PS32-02 include two 12V max 2.0 Ah batteries, a magnetic bit holder, four-piece bit tip set, a belt clip, charger and a soft carry case. The PS22-02 retails for a suggested price of $149, while the PS32-02 retails for a suggested price of $159. Both tools are also available as bare tool kits. To find out more or to locate a dealer, visit www.boschtools.com or call 877-BOSCH-99.
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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services, active in the fields of automotive technology, energy and building technology, industrial technology, and consumer goods. According to preliminary figures, more than 306,000 associates generated sales of 52.3 billion euros ($67.2 billion) in 2012. 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 some 4.5 billion euros ($5.8 billion) for research and development in 2012, and applied for over 4,700 patents worldwide.
The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.” Additional information is available online at IWWW.BOSCH.COM and www.bosch-press.com.
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 solutions. 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. For more information, please visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.
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 worldwide 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