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  • Model/name: GOP 18 V-EC
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2 608 661 642
(Ø 85 mm)
HCS:
2 608 661 643 (Ø 85 mm, 1x)
BIM:
2 608 661 636 (Ø 85 mm, 1x)
HCS:
2 608 661 637 (32 mm, 1x)
2 608 661 626 (32 mm, 5x)
2 608 661 638 (20 mm, 1x)
2 608 661 627 (20 mm, 5x)
2 608 661 639 (10 mm, 1x)
BIM:
2 608 661 645 (32 mm, 1x)
2 608 661 630 (32 mm, 5x)
BIM:
2 608 661 640 (20 mm, 1x)
2 608 661 628 (20 mm, 5x)
2 608 661 641 (10 mm, 1x)
BIM:
2 608 661 644 (28 mm, 1x)
2 608 661 629 (28 mm, 5x)
2 608 190 060
2 608 661 648
(78 mm)
2 608 661 646
2 608 661 647
2 608 000 493
AL 1820 CV
(14,4 V/18 V)
2 607 225 424 (EU)
2 607 225 426 (UK)
AL 1860 CV
(14,4 V/18 V)
2 607 225 322 (EU)
2 607 225 324 (UK)
14,4 V (Li-Ion) 18 V (Li-Ion)
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Nur für EU-Länder:
Gemäß der europäischen Richtlinie
2012/19/EU müssen nicht mehr ge-
brauchsfähige Elektrowerkzeuge und ge-
mäß der europäischen Richtlinie
2006/66/EG müssen defekte oder ver-
brauchte Akkus/Batterien getrennt gesam-
melt und einer umweltgerechten Wieder-
verwendung zugeführt werden.
Nicht mehr gebrauchsfähige Akkus/Batterien können direkt
abgegeben werden bei:
Deutschland
Recyclingzentrum Elektrowerkzeuge
Osteroder Landstraße 3
37589 Kalefeld
Schweiz
Batrec AG
3752 Wimmis BE
Akkus/Batterien:
Li-Ion:
Bitte beachten Sie die Hinweise im
Abschnitt „Transport“, Seite 12.
Änderungen vorbehalten.
English
Safety Notes
General Power Tool Safety Warnings
Read all safety warnings and all in-
structions.Failuretofollowthewarnings
and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or seri-
ous injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future reference.
The term “power tool” in the warnings refers to your mains-
operated (corded) power tool or battery-operated (cordless)
power tool.
Work area safety
 Keepworkareacleanandwelllit.Clutteredordarkareas
invite accidents.
 Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases or
dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the dust
or fumes.
 Keep children and bystanders away while operating a
power tool. Distractions can cause you to lose control.
Electrical safety
 Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify
the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with
earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs and
matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
 Avoidbodycontactwithearthedorgroundedsurfaces,
such as pipes, radiators, ranges and refrigerators.
There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is
earthed or grounded.
 Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions.
Waterenteringapowertoolwillincreasetheriskofelectric
shock.
 Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for carrying,
pulling or unplugging the power tool. Keep cord away
from heat, oil, sharp edges and moving parts. Damaged
or entangled cords increase the risk of electric shock.
 When operating a power tool outdoors, use an exten-
sioncordsuitableforoutdooruse.Useofacordsuitable
for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
 If operating a power tool in a damp location is unavoid-
able, use a residual current device (RCD) protected
supply. Use of an RCD reduces the risk of electric shock.
Personal safety
 Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sense when operating a power tool. Do not use a power
toolwhileyouaretiredorundertheinfluenceofdrugs,
alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention while op-
erating power tools may result in serious personal injury.
 Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye
protection. Protective equipment such as dust mask,
non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection used
for appropriate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
 Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the switch is in
the off-position before connecting to power source
and/orbatterypack,pickinguporcarryingthetool. Car-
rying power tools with your finger on the switch or energis-
ing power tools that have the switch on invites accidents.
 Remove any adjusting key or wrench before turning
the power tool on. A wrench or a key left attached to a ro-
tating part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
 Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at
all times. This enables better control of the power tool in
unexpected situations.
 Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewel-
lery. Keep your hair, clothing and gloves away from
moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelleryor long hair can be
caught in moving parts.
 If devices are provided for the connection of dust ex-
traction and collection facilities, ensure these are con-
nected and properly used. Use of dust collection can re-
duce dust-related hazards.
Power tool use and care
 Donotforcethepowertool.Usethecorrectpowertool
for your application. The correct power tool will do the
job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
 Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn it
on and off. Any power tool that cannot be controlled with
the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
 Disconnect the plug from the power source and/or the
battery pack from the power tool before making any
WARNING
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adjustments, changing accessories, or storing power
tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
 Store idle power tools out of the reach of children and
do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power tool or
these instructions to operate the power tool. Power
tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
 Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or bind-
ing of moving parts, breakage of parts and any other
condition that may affect the power tool’s operation. If
damaged,havethepowertoolrepairedbeforeuse.Many
accidents are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
 Keepcuttingtoolssharpandclean.Properlymaintained
cuttingtoolswithsharpcuttingedgesarelesslikelytobind
and are easier to control.
 Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc. in ac-
cordance with these instructions, taking into account
the working conditions and the work to be performed.
Use of the power tool for operations different from those
intended could result in a hazardous situation.
Battery tool use and care
 Recharge only with the charger specified by the manu-
facturer. A charger that is suitable for one type of battery
pack may create a risk of fire when used with another bat-
tery pack.
 Use power tools only with specifically designated bat-
tery packs. Use of any other battery packs may create a
risk of injury and fire.
 When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from
other metal objects, like paper clips, coins, keys, nails,
screws or other small metal objects, that can make a
connection from one terminal to another. Shorting the
battery terminals together may cause burns or a fire.
 Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected from
the battery; avoid contact. If contact accidentally oc-
curs, flush with water. If liquid contacts eyes, addition-
ally seek medical help. Liquid ejected from the battery
may cause irritation or burns.
Service
 Haveyourpowertoolservicedbyaqualifiedrepairper-
son using only identical replacement parts. This will en-
sure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
Safety Warnings for Cordless Multi-Cutters
 Hold power tool by insulated gripping surfaces, when
performing an operation where the cutting accessory
maycontacthiddenwiring.Cuttingaccessorycontacting
a “live” wire may make exposed metal parts of the power
tool “live” and could give the operator an electric shock.
 Usethemachineonlyfordrysanding.Penetrationofwa-
ter into the machine increases the risk of an electric shock.
 Caution, fire hazard! Avoid overheating the object be-
ing sanded as well as the sander. Always empty the
dust collector before taking breaks. In unfavourable
conditions, e.g., when sparks emit from sanding metals,
sanding debris in the dust bag, micro filter or paper sack
(or in the filter sack or filter of the vacuum cleaner) can
self-ignite.Particularlywhenmixedwithremaindersofvar-
nish, polyurethane or other chemical materials and when
the sanding debris is hot after long periods of working.
 Keep hands away from the sawing range. Do not reach
under the workpiece. Contact with the saw blade can
lead to injuries.
 Use appropriate detectors to determine if utility lines
are hidden in the work area or call the local utility
company for assistance. Contact with electric lines can
leadtofireandelectricshock.Damagingagaslinecanlead
to explosion. Penetrating a water line causes property
damage.
 When working with the machine, always hold it firmly
with both hands and provide for a secure stance. The
power tool is guided more secure with both hands.
 Secure the workpiece. A workpiece clamped with clamp-
ing devices or in a vice is held more secure than by hand.
 Do not open the battery. Danger of short-circuiting.
Protect the battery against heat, e.g., against
continuous intense sunlight, fire, water, and
moisture. Danger of explosion.
 In case of damage and improper use of the battery,
vapours may be emitted. Ventilate the area and seek
medical help in case of complaints. The vapours can irri-
tate the respiratory system.
 Use the battery only in conjunction with your Bosch
power tool. This measure alone protects the battery
against dangerous overload.
 Use only original Bosch batteries with the voltage
listed on the nameplate of your power tool. When using
otherbatteries,e.g.imitations,reconditionedbatteriesor
other brands, there is danger of injury as well as property
damage through exploding batteries.
 Wear protective gloves when changing application
tools/accessories.Applicationtools/accessoriesbecome
hot after prolonged usage.
 Do not scrape wetted materials (e.g. wallpaper) or on
moist surfaces. Penetration of water into the machine in-
creases the risk of an electric shock.
 Do not treat the surface to be worked with solvent-con-
taining fluids. Materials being warmed up by the scraping
can cause toxic vapours to develop.
 Exercise extreme caution when handling the scraper.
The accessory is very sharp; danger of injury.
Product Description and
Specifications
Read all safety warnings and all instruc-
tions. Failure to follow the warnings and in-
structions may result in electric shock, fire
and/or serious injury.
While reading the operating instructions, unfold the graphics
page for the machine and leave it open.
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Intended Use
Themachineisintendedforsawingandcuttingwoodenmate-
rials, plastic, gypsum, non-ferrous metals and fastening ele-
ments (e.g., unhardened nails, staples). It is also suitable for
working soft wall tiles, as well as for dry sanding and scraping
of small surfaces. It is especially suitable for working close to
edges and for flush cutting. Operate the power tool exclusive-
ly with Bosch accessories.
Product Features
The numbering of the product features refers to the illustra-
tion of the machine on the graphics page.
1 On/Off switch
2 Venting slots
3 Battery unlocking button
4 Thumbwheel for orbit frequency preselection
5 Battery pack
6 Battery charge-control indicator*
7 Button for charge-control indicator*
8 SDS lever for releasing the application tool
9 Tool holder
10 Handle (insulated gripping surface)
11 Plunge saw blade*
12 Sanding plate
13 Sanding sheet*
14 Felt ring of the dust extraction*
15 Retaining clip of the dust extraction*
16 Vacuum connection*
17 Dust extraction*
18 Vacuum hose*
19 Extraction adapter*
*Accessories shown or described are not part of the standard de-
livery scope of the product. A complete overview of accessories
can be found in our accessories program.
Technical Data
Noise/Vibration Information
Measured sound values determined according to EN 60745.
Typically the A-weighted noise levels of the product are:
Soundpressurelevel80 dB(A);Soundpowerlevel91 dB(A).
Uncertainty K =3 dB.
Wear hearing protection!
Vibration total values ah (triax vector sum) and uncertainty K
determined according to EN 60745:
Sanding: ah=3.5 m/s2
, K=1.5 m/s2
Cutting with plunge cut saw blade: ah=9.7 m/s2
, K=1.5 m/s2
Cutting with segmental saw blade: ah=6.0 m/s2
, K=1.5 m/s2
Scraping: ah=8.5 m/s2
, K=1.5 m/s2
.
The vibration emission level given in this information sheet
has been measured in accordance with a standardised test
given in EN 60745 and may be used to compare one tool
with another. It may be used for a preliminary assessment of
exposure.
The declared vibration emission level represents the main ap-
plications of the tool. However if the tool is used for different
applications,withdifferentaccessoriesorpoorlymaintained,
the vibration emission may differ. This may significantly in-
crease the exposure level over the total working period.
An estimation of the level of exposure to vibration should al-
so take into account the times when the tool is switched off
or when it is running but not actually doing the job. This may
significantlyreducetheexposureleveloverthetotalworking
period.
Identify additional safety measures to protect the operator
from the effects of vibration such as: maintain the tool and
the accessories, keep hands warm, organise work patterns.
Declaration of Conformity
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product de-
scribed under “Technical Data” is in conformity with the fol-
lowing standards or standardization documents: EN 60745
according to the provisions of the directives 2011/65/EU,
2004/108/EC, 2006/42/EC.
Technical file (2006/42/EC) at:
Robert Bosch GmbH, PT/ETM9,
D-70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
D-70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Leinfelden, 31.05.2013
Assembly
Battery Charging
 Use only the battery chargers listed on the accessories
page. Only these battery chargers are matched to the lith-
ium ion battery of your power tool.
Note: The battery is supplied partially charged. To ensure full
capacity of the battery, completely charge the battery in the
batterychargerbeforeusingyourpowertoolforthefirsttime.
The lithium ion battery can be charged at any time without re-
ducing its service life. Interrupting the charging procedure
does not damage the battery.
The battery is equipped with a NTC temperature control
which allows charging only within a temperature range of be-
tween 0 °C and 45 °C. A long battery service life is achieved
in this manner.
Cordless Multi-Cutter GOP 14,4/18 V-EC
Article number 3 601 HB0 0..
Rated voltage V= 14.4/18
No-load speed n0 min-1
8000 –20000
Oscillation angle, left/right ° 1.4
Weight according to
EPTA-Procedure 01/2003 kg 1.7/1.7*
* dependent of the battery pack being used
Henk Becker
Executive Vice President
Engineering
Helmut Heinzelmann
Head of Product Certification
PT/ETM9
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Removing the battery
The battery 5 is equipped with two locking levels that should
prevent the battery from falling out when pushing the battery
unlocking button 3 unintentionally. As long as the battery is
inserted in the power tool, it is held in position by means of a
spring.
Toremovethebattery5,pressthebatteryunlockingbutton3
and pull the battery out of the power tool toward the rear. Do
not exert any force.
Battery Charge-control Indication
The three green LEDs of the battery charge-control indicator
6 indicate the charge condition of the battery 5. For safety
reasons, it is only possible to check the status of the charge
condition when the machine is at a standstill.
Press button 7 to indicate the charge condition. This is also
possible when the battery 5 is removed.
When no LED lights up after pushing button 7, then the bat-
tery is defective and must be replaced.
Changing the Tool
 Before any work on the machine itself (e.g. mainte-
nance, tool change, etc.) as well as during transport
and storage, remove the battery from the power tool.
There is danger of injury when unintentionally actuating
the On/Off switch.
 Wear protective gloves when changing application
tools/accessories. Contact with the application tool/ac-
cessoriy can lead to injuries.
Selecting the Application Tool/Accessory
Mounting/Replacing the Application Tool/Accessory
If required, remove an already mounted application tool/
accessory.
For this, open the SDS lever 8 to the stop (not further) and
remove the application tool.
Mount the requested application tool/accessory (e.g. plunge
cut saw blade 11) in such a manner on the tool holder 9 that
the offset faces downward (see illustration on the graphics
page; marking on the application tool/accessory is readable
from above).
Turn the application tool/accessory to a position favourable
for the respective job, and allow it to engage into the cams of
the tool holder 9. 12 different positions are possible, each
offset by 30°.
Close SDS lever 8 so that it faces against the housing of the
power tool.
 Check the tight seating of the application tool/acces-
sory.Incorrectornotsecurelyfastenedapplicationtools/
accessories can come loose during operation and pose a
hazard.
Mounting/Replacing a Sanding Sheet on the Sanding Plate
The sanding plate 12 is fitted with Velcro backing for quick
and easy fastening of sanding sheets with Velcro adhesion.
Before attaching the sanding sheet 13, free the Velcro back-
ingofthesandingplate12fromanydebrisbytappingagainst
it in order to enable optimum adhesion.
Position the sanding sheet 13 flush alongside one edge of the
sanding plate 12, then lay the sanding sheet onto the sanding
plate and press firmly.
To ensure optimum dust extraction, pay attention that the
punched holes in the sanding sheet match with the holes in
the sanding plate.
LED Capacity
Continuous lighting 3 x green 2/3
Continuous lighting 2 x green 1/3
Continuous lighting 1 x green <1/3
Flashing light 1 x green Reserve
Accessory Material
HCS wood seg-
ment saw blade*
Wooden materials,
plastic
BIMsegmentsaw
blade*
Wooden materials,
plastic, non-ferrous
metals
HCS plunge cut
saw blades,
wood*
Wooden materials,
plastic, gypsum and
other soft materials
BIM plunge cut
saw blades,
metal*
Metal (e.g. unhard-
ened nails, screws,
smaller profiles),
non-ferrous metals
BIM plunge cut
saw blade, wood
and metal*
Wood, metal, non-
ferrous metals
* Optional accessory; for the complete accessories please see Bosch
accessory programme.
HM-Riff segment
saw blade*
Grouting joints, soft
walltiles,glass-fibre
reinforces plastic
and other abrasive
materials
HM-Riff delta
plate*
Scraper, rigid* Carpets, coverings
Scraper, flexible* Silicone and other
elastic materials
Base plate for
sanding, series
Delta 93 mm*
Dependsonsanding
sheet
Accessory Material
* Optional accessory; for the complete accessories please see Bosch
accessory programme.
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Toremovethesandingsheet13,graspitatoneofthetipsand
pull it off from the sanding plate 12.
You can use all sanding sheets, fleece pads/polishing cloth
pads of the Delta 93 mm series of Bosch accessory program.
Sanding accessories, such as fleece pads/polishing cloth
pads, are attached to the sanding plate in the same manner.
Selecting the Sanding Sheet
Depending on the material to be worked and the required rate of material removal, different sanding sheets are available:
Dust/Chip Extraction
 Dusts from materials such as lead-containing coatings,
some wood types, minerals and metal can be harmful to
one’s health. Touching or breathing-in the dusts can cause
allergic reactions and/or lead to respiratory infections of
the user or bystanders.
Certain dusts, such as oak or beech dust, are considered
as carcinogenic, especially in connection with wood-treat-
ment additives (chromate, wood preservative). Materials
containing asbestos may only be worked by specialists.
– Asfaraspossible,useadustextractionsystemsuitable
for the material.
– Provide for good ventilation of the working place.
– It is recommended to wear a P2 filter-class respirator.
Observe the relevant regulations in your country for the
materials to be worked.
 Prevent dust accumulation at the workplace. Dusts can
easily ignite.
Connecting the Dust Extraction (see figure A)
For sanding, always connect the dust extraction.
Remove the application tool/accessory when mounting the
dust extraction 17 (accessory).
If required, assemble the parts of the dust extraction 17 as
shown in the figure. Position the assembled dust extraction
onto the machine via the tool holder 9. Turn the dust extrac-
tion in such a manner that the cams of the dust extraction en-
gage into the corresponding recesses on the housing. Fasten
the dust extraction to the machine with the retaining clip 15
as shown in the figure.
Pay attention that the felt ring 14 is undamaged and faces
tightly against the sanding plate 12. Replace a damage felt
ring immediately.
Depending on the machine model, place a vacuum hose 18
(accessory)eitherdirectlyontothevacuumconnection16or
cut off the old hose end, screw the extraction adapter 19 (ac-
cessory) onto the hose end and insert it directly into the vac-
uum connection 16. Connect the vacuum hose 18 with a vac-
uum cleaner (accessory). An overview for the connection of
various vacuum cleaners can be found at the end of these in-
structions.
The vacuum cleaner must be suitable for the material being
worked.
When vacuuming dry dust that is especially detrimental to
health or carcinogenic, use a special vacuum cleaner.
Operation
Starting Operation
Inserting the battery
 Use only original Bosch lithium ion batteries with the
voltagelistedonthenameplateofyourpowertool.Using
other batteries can lead to injuries and pose a fire hazard.
Note:Useofbatteriesnotsuitableforthemachinecanleadto
malfunctions of or cause damage to the power tool.
Insert the charged battery pack 5 from the rear into the base
of the power tool. Press the battery pack completely into the
baseuntiltheredstripecannolongerbeseenandthebattery
pack is securely locked.
Sanding disc Material Application Grain size
– All wooden materials
(e.g., hardwood, soft-
wood, chipboard, build-
ing board)
– Metal materials
For coarse-sanding, e.g. of rough, unplaned beams and
boards
coarse 40
60
For face sanding and planing small irregularities medium 80
100
120
For finish and fine sanding of wood fine 180
240
320
400
– Paint
– Varnish
– Filling compound
– Filler
For sanding off paint coarse 40
60
Forsandingprimer(e.g.,forremovingbrushdashes,drops
of paint and paint run)
medium 80
100
120
For final sanding of primers before coating fine 180
240
320
400
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Switching On and Off
To start the machine, push the On/Off switch 1 forward so
that the “I” is indicated on the switch.
To switch off the machine, push the On/Off switch 1 toward
the rear so that the “0” is indicated on the switch.
To save energy, only switch the power tool on when using it.
TheLithium-Ionbatteryisprotectedagainstdeepdischarging
by the “Electronic Cell Protection (ECP)”. When the battery is
empty, the machine is switched off by means of a protective
circuit: The inserted tool no longer rotates.
Note: If the machine should automatically switch off because
of a discharged or overheated battery, make sure to set the
machine’s On/Off switch 1 to off. Charge the battery and al-
low it to cool down before restarting the machine. Otherwise
the battery can become damaged.
Preselecting the Orbital Stroke Rate
With the thumbwheel for preselection of the orbital stroke
rate4,youcanpreselecttherequiredorbitalstrokerate,even
during operation.
The required stroke rate depends on the material and the
working conditions and can be determined through practical
testing.
Working Advice
 Before any work on the machine itself (e.g. mainte-
nance, tool change, etc.) as well as during transport
and storage, remove the battery from the power tool.
There is danger of injury when unintentionally actuating
the On/Off switch.
 Wait until the machine has come to a standstill before
placing it down.
Note:Donotcoverofftheventingslots2ofthemachinewhile
working, as this reduces the working life of the machine.
Operating Principle
Due to the oscillating drive the application tool/accessory
swingsupto20000timesperminutefor2.8°.Thisallowsfor
precise work in narrow spaces.
Work with low and uniform application
pressure, otherwise, the working perfor-
mance will decline and the application tool
can become blocked.
While working, move the machine back and
forth, so that the application tool does not
heat up excessively and become blocked.
Sawing
 Useonlyundamagedsawbladesthatareinperfectcon-
dition. Bent or dull saw blades can break, negatively influ-
ence the cut, or lead to kickback.
 When sawing light building materials, observe the
statutory provisions and the recommendations of the
material suppliers.
 Plunge cuts may only be applied to soft materials, such
as wood, gypsum plaster boards, etc.!
Before sawing with HCS saw blades in wood, particle board,
building materials, etc., check these for foreign objects such
as nails, screws, or similar. If required, remove foreign ob-
jects or use BIM saw blades.
Separating
Note: When separating wall tiles take into consideration that
the application tools/accessories wear heavily when used for
longer periods of time.
Sanding
The removal rate and the sanding pattern are primarily deter-
mined by the choice of sanding sheet, the preset oscillation
rate and the applied pressure.
Only flawless sanding sheets achieve good sanding capacity
and extend the service life of the machine.
Pay attention to apply uniform sanding pressure; this in-
creases the working life of the sanding sheets.
Intensifiying the sanding pressure does not lead to an in-
crease of the sanding capacity, but to increased wear of the
machine and the sanding sheet.
Forpreciseon-the-spotsandingofedges,cornersandhardto
reach areas, it is also possible to work only with the tip or an
edge of the sanding plate.
When selectively sanding on the spot, the sanding sheet can
heat up considerably. Reduce the orbital stroke rate and the
sanding pressure, and allow the sanding sheet to cool down
regularly.
A sanding sheet that has been used for metal should not be
used for other materials.
Use only original Bosch sanding accessories.
For sanding, always connect the dust extraction.
Scraping
For scraping, select a high oscillation rate.
Work on a soft surface (e.g. wood) at a flat ange, and apply
only light pressure. Otherwise the scraper can cut into the
surface.
Temperature Dependent Overload Protection
When using as intended for, the machine cannot be overload-
ed. In case of excessive loading or when exceeding the allow-
able battery temperature range of 0–70 °C, the speed is re-
duced or the machine switches off. In case of reduced speed,
the machine will not run at full speed until after reaching the
allowable battery temperature again. In case of automatic
shut-off, switch the machine off, allow the battery to cool
down and then switch the machine on again.
Recommendations for Optimal Handling of the Battery
Protect the battery against moisture and water.
Store the battery only within a temperature range between
0 °Cand50 °C.Asanexample,donotleavethebatteryinthe
car in summer.
A significantly reduced working period after charging indi-
cates that the battery is used and must be replaced.
Observe the notes for disposal.
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Maintenance and Service
Maintenance and Cleaning
 Before any work on the machine itself (e.g. mainte-
nance, tool change, etc.) as well as during transport
and storage, remove the battery from the power tool.
There is danger of injury when unintentionally actuating
the On/Off switch.
 For safe and proper working, always keep the machine
and ventilation slots clean.
Clean Riff application tools (accessory) regularly with a wire
brush.
After-sales Service and Application Service
Our after-sales service responds to your questions concern-
ing maintenance and repair of your product as well as spare
parts. Exploded views and information on spare parts can
also be found under:
www.bosch-pt.com
Bosch’sapplicationserviceteamwillgladlyanswerquestions
concerning our products and their accessories.
In all correspondence and spare parts order, please always
include the 10-digit article number given on the type plate of
the machine.
Great Britain
Robert Bosch Ltd. (B.S.C.)
P.O. Box 98
Broadwater Park
North Orbital Road
Denham
Uxbridge
UB 9 5HJ
Tel. Service: (0844) 7360109
Fax: (0844) 7360146
E-Mail: boschservicecentre@bosch.com
Ireland
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
www.bosch.com.au
Republic of South Africa
Customer service
Hotline: (011) 6519600
Gauteng – BSC Service Centre
35 Roper Street, New Centre
Johannesburg
Tel.: (011) 4939375
Fax: (011) 4930126
E-Mail: bsctools@icon.co.za
KZN – BSC Service Centre
Unit E, Almar Centre
143 Crompton Street
Pinetown
Tel.: (031) 7012120
Fax: (031) 7012446
E-Mail: bsc.dur@za.bosch.com
Western Cape – BSC Service Centre
Democracy Way, Prosperity Park
Milnerton
Tel.: (021) 5512577
Fax: (021) 5513223
E-Mail: bsc@zsd.co.za
Bosch Headquarters
Midrand, Gauteng
Tel.: (011) 6519600
Fax: (011) 6519880
E-Mail: rbsa-hq.pts@za.bosch.com
Transport
The contained lithium ion batteries are subject to the Danger-
ous Goods Legislation requirements. The user can transport
the batteries by road without further requirements.
When being transported by third parties (e.g.: air transport or
forwardingagency),specialrequirementsonpackagingandla-
belling must be observed. For preparation of the item being
shipped, consulting an expert for hazardous material is re-
quired.
Dispatch batteries only when the housing is undamaged. Tape
or mask off open contacts and pack up the battery in such a
manner that it cannot move around in the packaging.
Please also observe possibly more detailed national regula-
tions.
Disposal
The machine, rechargeable batteries, accessories
and packaging should be sorted for environmental-
friendly recycling.
Do not dispose of power tools and batteries/rechargeable
batteries into household waste!
Only for EC countries:
According to the European Guideline
2012/19/EU, power tools that are no long-
er usable, and according to the European
Guideline 2006/66/EC, defective or used
battery packs/batteries, must be collected
separately and disposed of in an environ-
mentally correct manner.
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GAS 25 L SFC
GAS 50
GAS 50 M
1 609 200 933
Ø 19 mm:
2 607 002 161 (3 m)
2 607 002 162 (5 m)
Ø 40 mm:
1 600 A00 0JF (3 m)
Ø 22 mm:
2 608 000 572 (3 m)
2 608 000 568 (5 m)
Ø 35 mm:
2 608 000 570 (3 m)
2 608 000 566 (5 m)
Ø 22 mm:
2 608 000 571 (3 m)
2 608 000 567 (5 m)
Ø 35 mm:
2 608 000 569 (3 m)
2 608 000 565 (5 m)
GAS 55 M AFC
GAS 20 L SFC
GAS 35 L SFC +
GAS 35 L AFC
GAS 35 M AFC
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