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  • Brand: Bosch
  • Product: Grass Trimmer
  • Model/name: ART 30
  • Filetype: PDF
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Bosch Power Tools F 016 L81 320 | (1.2.16)
Unter können Sie online Ersatzteile
Tel.: (01) 797222010
Fax: (01) 797222011
Unter können Sie online Ersatz-
teile bestellen.
Tel.: (044) 8471511
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Tel.: +32 2 588 0589
Fax: +32 2 588 0595
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umweltgerechten Wiederverwertung zugeführt werden.
Werfen Sie Gartengeräte nicht in den Hausmüll!
Nur für EU-Länder:
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Elektro- und Elektronikgeräte getrennt ge-
sammelt und einer umweltgerechten Wie-
derverwertung zugeführt werden.
Änderungen vorbehalten.
Safety Notes
Warning! Read these instructions
carefully, be familiar with the con-
trols and the proper use of the ma-
chine. Please keep the instructions
safe for later use!
Explanation of symbols
General hazard safety alert.
Read instruction manual.
Pay attention that bystanders
are not injured through foreign
objects thrown from the ma-
Warning: Keep a safe distance
from the machine when operat-
Switch off and remove plug
from mains before adjusting,
cleaning or if the cable is entan-
gled and before leaving the gar-
period. Keep the supply flexible cord
away from the cutting line.
Wear eye and ear protection.
Do not work in the rain or leave
Beware of thrown or flying objects to
Warning: Keep a safe distance from the
machine when operating.
This machine is not intended for use
by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental
knowledge, unless they have been
given supervision or instruction con-
cerning use of the machine by a per-
son responsible for their safety. Page 9 Monday, February 1, 2016 11:43 AM
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Children should be supervised to en-
sure that they do not play with the
Never allow children or people unfa-
miliar with these instructions to use
the trimmer. Local regulations may
not in use, store the trimmer out of
reach of children.
Never operate the trimmer with miss-
ing or broken guards or shields or
without guards or shields in position.
Before use check the supply and ex-
tension cord for signs of damage or
during use, disconnect the cord from
the supply immediately. DO NOT
the trimmer if the cord is damaged or
be replaced by the manufacturer, its
service agent or similarly qualified
persons in order to avoid a hazard.
Keep extension cords away from
cutting elements.
Before using the machine and after
impact, check for signs of wear or
damage and repair if necessary.
Never operate the product when you
are tired, ill or under the influence of
alcohol, drugs or medicine.
Always wear long heavy trousers,
boots and gloves. Do not wear loose
clothing, jewellery, short trousers,
sandals and newer work barfoot.
defenders when operating the ma-
Never work with this trimmer while
people, especially children or pets
are nearby.
The operator or user is responsible
for accidents or hazards occurring to
other people or their property.
Wait until the cutting head has com-
pletely stopped before touching it.
trimmer is switched off, the cutting
system can cause injury/damage.
Work only in daylight or in good artifi-
cial light.
Avoid operating the trimmer in bad
weather conditions especially when
there is a risk of lightning.
Operating the trimmer in wet grass
decreases the efficiency of perfor-
Switch off when transporting the
trimmer to and from the area to be
worked on.
Switch on the trimmer with hands
and feet well away from the rotating
Do not put hands or feet near the cut-
ting system.
Never fit metal cutting elements to
this trimmer.
Inspect and maintain the trimmer
Have the trimmer repaired only by an
authorized customer service agent.
Always ensure that the ventilation
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Take care against injury from the
blade fitted for cutting the nylon line
length. After feeding line always re-
turn the trimmer to its horizontal op-
erating position before switching on.
Switch off and remove the plug from
the socket:
– whenever you leave the machine
unattended for any period
– before replacing the spool
– before cleaning or working on the
After use, disconnect the machine
from the mains and check for dam-
Store the machine in a secure, dry
place out of the reach of children. Do
not place other objects on top of the
Replace worn or damaged parts for
Ensure replacement parts fitted are
Bosch approved.
Do not operate the machine with-
out the trimmer attachment fitted.
Electrical Safety
Warning! Switch off, remove plug
from mains before adjusting,
or entangled.
is switched off.
Caution – do not touch rotating
cutting line.
Your machine is double insulated for
safety and requires no earth connec-
tion.Theoperatingvoltageis230 VAC,
50 Hz (for non-EU countries 220 V,
240 V as applicable). Only use ap-
proved extension cables. Contact your
Bosch Service Centre for details.
It is recommended for increased
electrical safety to use a Residual
current of not more than 30 mA. Al-
ways check your RCD every time you
use it.
For products not sold in GB:
WARNING: For your safety, it is re-
quired that the plugattached to the ma-
chine is connected with the extension
cord. The coupling of the extension
cord must be protected against splash
water, be made of rubber or coated
with rubber. The extension cord must
be used with a cable strain relief.
for signs of damage at regular intervals
and may only be used if in perfect con-
If the supply cord is damaged, it must
be replaced by a Bosch Service Centre.
Extension cords should only be used if
uct is fitted with a BS 1363/A ap-
(ASTA approved to BS 1362).
If the plug is not suitable for your
socket outlets, it should be cut off
and an appropriate plug fitted in its
place by an authorised customer ser-
vice agent. The replacement plug
should have the same fuse rating as
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to avoid a possible shock hazard and
socket elsewhere.
Products sold in AUS and NZ only:
Use a residual current device (RCD)
witharatedresidualcurrentof30 mA
or less.
The following symbols are important for reading and under-
standing the operating instructions. Please take note of the
symbols and their meaning. The correct interpretation of the
symbols will help you to use the garden product in a better
and safer manner.
Intended Use
The machine is intended for the cutting of grass and weeds
(up to 25 cm high) under bushes, as well as on slopes and
edges that cannot be reached with the lawn mower.
Intended use is related to operation within 0 °C and 40 °C
ambient temperature.
Technical Data
Symbol Meaning
Wear protective gloves
Movement direction
Reaction direction
Switching On
Switching Off
Permitted action
Prohibited action
Audible noise
Accessories/Spare Parts
Symbol Meaning
Trimmer ART 24 ART 24+ ART 27 ART 27+ ART 30 ART 30+
Article number
3 600 ... HA5 8.. HA5 9.. HA5 2.. HA5 3.. HA5 4.. HA5 5..
Rated power W 400 400 450 450 550 550
No-load speed min-1
12000 12000 10500 10500 9500 9500
Cutting system automatic automatic automatic automatic automatic automatic
Adjustable handle      
Wheels –  –  – 
Cutting line diameter mm 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Cutting diameter cm 24 24 27 27 30 30
Cutting spool capacity m 2 x 3 2 x 3 2 x 3 2 x 3 2 x 3 2 x 3
Weight according to
01:2014 kg 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.9 2.8 3.0
Protection class /II /II /II /II /II /II
Serial number see type plate on the garden product
The values given are valid for a nominal voltage [U] of 230 V. For different voltages and models for specific countries, these values can vary. Page 12 Monday, February 1, 2016 11:43 AM
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Noise/Vibration Information
Declaration of Conformity
Equipment category: 33
Notified body:
TÜV Rheinland Intercert Kft., Budapest, Hungary, Nr. 1008
Technical file (2006/42/EC, 2000/14/EC) at:
Bosch Lawn and Garden Ltd., PT-HG/ENS-PA2,
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1EY, England
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
70764 Leinfelden-Echterdingen, GERMANY
Mounting and Operation
 Do not disassemble guard once connected.
 Donotconnectthemachinetothemainssocketbefore
it is completely assembled.
 The cutting line continues to rotate for a few seconds
after the trimmer is switched off. Allow the motor/cut-
ting line to stop rotating before switching “on” again.
 Do not rapidly switch off and on.
 Removeanygrassfromspoolcoverwhenchangingline
or spool.
 Only use Bosch approved cutting elements. Cutting
performance will vary with different cutting elements.
 Check the guard screw is fixed tightly before using.
 Spoolfeedslineeach timethemachinecomestoastop
(trigger is released), and line is cut when machine is
started again.
Sound emission values determined according to
EN 50636-2-91.
3 600 HA5 8..
3 600 HA5 9..
3 600 HA5 2..
3 600 HA5 3..
3 600 HA5 4..
3 600 HA5 5..
Typically the A-weighted noise levels of the product are:
Sound pressure level
Sound power level
Uncertainty K
Wear hearing protection!
Vibration total values ah (triax vector sum) and uncertainty K
determined according to EN 50636-2-91:
Vibration emission value ah
Uncertainty K
= 4.5
= 5.0
= 6.5
3 600 HA5 8..
3 600 HA5 9..
3 600 HA5 2..
3 600 HA5 3..
3 600 HA5 4..
3 600 HA5 5..
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product de-
scribed under “Technical data” is in conformity with all relevant
provisions of the directives 2011/65/EU, until 19 April 2016:
2004/108/EC, from 20 April 2016 on: 2014/30/EU,
2006/42/EC, 2000/14/EC including their amendments and
complies with the following standards: EN 60335-1,
EN 50636-2-91, EN 50581.
2000/14/EC: Guaranteed sound power level:
Conformity assessment procedure according to Annex VI.
dB(A) 94 94 96
Henk Becker
Executive Vice President
Helmut Heinzelmann
Head of Product Certification
Action Figure Page
Delivery Scope 1 189
Adjusting the Handle 2 189
Mounting the Cutting Guard 3 190
Mounting wheels 4 191
Connecting the extension lead 5 191
Switching On and Off 6 192
Working Advice
Adjusting the Cutting Height 7 192
Changing to edging mode 8 192
Removing the line spool 9 193
Winding Line on Spool 10 193
Replacing the Line Spool 11 194
Fitting Spool into Spool Holder 12 – 13 194
Maintenance,CleaningandStorage 14 195
Selecting Accessories 15 195 Page 13 Monday, February 1, 2016 11:43 AM
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After-sales Service and Application
In all correspondence and spare parts orders, please always
include the 10-digit article number given on the type plate of
the garden product.
Great Britain
Robert Bosch Ltd. (B.S.C.)
P.O. Box 98
Broadwater Park
North Orbital Road
UB 9 5HJ
At you can order spare parts or arrange
the collection of a product in need of servicing or repair.
Tel. Service: (0344) 7360109
Origo Ltd.
Unit 23 Magna Drive
Magna Business Park
City West
Dublin 24
Tel. Service: (01) 4666700
Fax: (01) 4666888
Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands
Robert Bosch Australia Pty. Ltd.
Power Tools
Locked Bag 66
Clayton South VIC 3169
Customer Contact Center
Inside Australia:
Phone: (01300) 307044
Fax: (01300) 307045
Inside New Zealand:
Phone: (0800) 543353
Fax: (0800) 428570
Outside AU and NZ:
Phone: +61 3 95415555
Republic of South Africa
Customer service
Hotline: (011) 6519600
Gauteng – BSC Service Centre
35 Roper Street, New Centre
Tel.: (011) 4939375
Fax: (011) 4930126
Problem Possible Cause Corrective Action
Trimmer fails to operate Power turned off Turn power on
Mains socket faulty Use another socket
Extension cable damaged Inspect cable, replace if damaged
Trimmer runs intermittently Extension cable damaged Inspect cable, replace if damaged
Contact Service Agent
Internal wiring of machine damaged Contact Service Agent
Garden product labours Grass too high Cut in stages
Machine does not cut Cutting line too short/broken off Inspect the spool, replace if necessary
Line can not be fed Spool empty Replace the spool
Line inside the spool entangled Inspect the spool, replace if necessary
Line keeps breaking Line inside the spool entangled Inspect the spool, replace if necessary
Trimmer used incorrectly Only trim with the tip of the line, avoid
stones, walls and other hard objects.
Feed the line regularly to maintain full
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ART 27+
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6 m
= 1,6 mm
3 m
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