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  • Model/name: PTC 1
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Safety Notes
General Safety Rules
Read all warnings and instructions provid-
edwiththetilecutteror thesawingstation.
Safety Warnings for Tile Cutters
f Wear protective gloves when cutting tiles. Sharp edges
develop on broken tiles and can cause injuries to the oper-
f Use the tile cutter only for cutting the materials listed
a rough surface structure and natural stone tiles cannot be
Product Description and Specifica-
Intended Use
The tile cutter is intended for cutting ceramic tiles to a maxi-
mum thickness of 10 mm.
Product Features
The numbering of the product features refers to the illustra-
tions on the graphics pages.
1 Tile cutter
2 Stop with scale
3 Break-off cones
PLS 300*
4 Locking knob for height adjustment
5 Guide rail
6 Locking lever of the guide rail
7 Bridge
8 Base unit
9 Locking knob for various mitre angles
10 Mitre angle indicator
*The product shown or described is not part of the standard deliv-
ery scope.
Technical Data
Note: The tile cutter PTC 1 can be used both for free-hand
cuts as well as for cutting tiles in combination with the sawing
station PLS 300.
For precise working, mitre angles from maximum –45° to
+45° can be set on the sawing station.
Preparing for Operation (with PLS 300)
The stop 2 is supplied as two parts, folded together.
– Beforeusingforthefirsttime,putthetwopartsofthestop
2 together, so that they cannot be taken apart afterwards.
Lengthway Cuts (see figures A1 – A3)
– Loosen the locking knob 4 a few turns.
– Turn the locking lever 6 of the guide rail leftward and fold
the guide rail 5 upward.
– Place stop 2 centred in the groove of bridge 7 and slide it
flush into base unit 8.
– Mark the desired cutting line on the workpiece.
– Place down the workpiece with the visible side up, flat
against the stop 2.
– Fold the guide rail 5 down and align the workpiece cutting
line to the scale of the stop 2.
– Press down the guide rail 5 in the area of the workpiece
with your flat hand.
– Tighten the locking knob 4.
– Lock the guide rail 5 with locking lever 6.
Diagonal Cuts (see figure B)
The mitre angle can be set in the range from 45° (left side) to
45° (right side).
– Loosen locking knob 9.
– Turntheguiderail5leftorrightuntiltheangleindicator10
indicates the requested mitre angle.
– Tighten the locking knob 9 again.
For swift and precise adjustment of standard mitre angles,
the guide rail engages at 0° and 45°.
– For additional worksteps, see “Lengthway Cuts” on
page 7.
Working Advice
Cutting Tiles (with PLS 300) (see figures C1–C3)
– Insert the tile cutter 1 into the sawing slot of the guide rail
5 above stop 2.
The arrow on the tile cutter must face you.
– Pull the tile cutter 1 over the complete tile with uniform
– Remove the tile cutter 1 from the guide rail 5.
– Turn the locking lever 6 of the guide rail leftward and fold
the guide rail 5 upward.
– Place the break-off cones 3 on a firm surface.
Place the tile on the break-off cones in such a manner that
the break-off cones are positioned below the cutting line
and at the edges of the tile.
For diagonal cuts, the break-off cones should be posi-
the inside.
– Apply both of your thumb balls at the same time to the out-
er sides of the tile until the tile breaks.
Tile cutter PTC 1
Article number 3 603 M04 2..
Max. cutting height mm 10
Max. cutting length for crossway
cuts (90°) mm 340*
Mitre/Bevel Angle
Horizontal ° ± 45*
Weight according to
EPTA-Procedure 01/2003 kg 0.2
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Practical Advice
For further questions, please refer to our customer hotline:
Great Britain
Tel: +44 (0844) 736 0107
Australia, New Zealand
Phone: +61 (01300) 307 044
Maintenance and Service
Maintenance and Cleaning
In all correspondence and spare parts orders, please always
include the 10-digit article number given on the type plate of
the tile cutter.
After-sales Service and Customer Assistance
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 al-
so be found under:
Our customer service representatives can answer your ques-
tions concerning possible applications and adjustment of
products and accessories.
Great Britain
Robert Bosch Ltd. (B.S.C.)
P.O. Box 98
Broadwater Park
North Orbital Road
UB 9 5HJ
Tel. Service: +44 (0844) 736 0109
Fax: +44 (0844) 736 0146
Origo Ltd.
Unit 23 Magna Drive
Magna Business Park
City West
Dublin 24
Tel. Service: +353 (01) 4 66 67 00
Fax: +353 (01) 4 66 68 88
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: +61 (01300) 307 044
Fax: +61 (01300) 307 045
Inside New Zealand:
Phone: +64 (0800) 543 353
Fax: +64 (0800) 428 570
Outside AU and NZ:
Phone: +61 (03) 9541 5555
Republic of South Africa
Customer service
Hotline: +27 (011) 6 51 96 00
Gauteng – BSC Service Centre
35 Roper Street, New Centre
Tel.: +27 (011) 4 93 93 75
Fax: +27 (011) 4 93 01 26
KZN – BSC Service Centre
Unit E, Almar Centre
143 Crompton Street
Tel.: +27 (031) 7 01 21 20
Fax: +27 (031) 7 01 24 46
Problem Cause Corrective Measure
Tile does not break
along the cutting line
Scoring line not continuous from front to end Apply more pressure (uniformly) when scoring the
tiles and score over the complete surface
Tile cutter 1 incorrectly inserted (with PLS 300) Insert tile cutter correctly (see figure C1)
Surface structure of tile uneven Apply more pressure (uniformly) when scoring and in-
crease the scoring (cutting) speed
Break-off cones incorrectly positioned when
breaking the tile
Position break-off cones below the cutting line and at
the edges of the tile (see figure C3)
For diagonal cuts, position the break-off cones some-
what further toward the inside
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