Bosch PTK 3,6 LI manual

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  • Brand: Bosch
  • Product: Stapler
  • Model/name: PTK 3,6 LI
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Robert Bosch GmbH
Power Tools Division
70764 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
1 609 92A 0PU (2014.08) PS / 244 WEU
PTK 3,6 LI
de Originalbetriebsanleitung
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fr Notice originale
es Manual original
pt Manual original
it Istruzioni originali
nl Oorspronkelijke
da Original brugsanvisning
sv Bruksanvisning i original
no Original driftsinstruks
fi Alkuperäiset ohjeet
el Πρωτότυπο οδηγιών χρήσης
tr Orijinal işletme talimatı
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Work area safety
 Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or dark areas invite acci-
 Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres, such as in
the presence of flammable liquids, gases or dust. Power tools cre-
ate 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)
electric shock.
 Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces, such as
of electric shock if your body is earthed or grounded.
 Donotexposepowertoolstorainorwetconditions.Waterentering
a power tool will increase the risk of electric 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 extension cord suit-
able for outdoor use. Use of a cord suitable for outdoor use reduces
the risk of electric shock.
 If operating a power tool in a damp location is unavoidable, use a
residual current device (RCD) protected supply. Use of an RCD re-
duces the risk of electric shock.
Personal safety
 Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common sense when
operatinga powertool. Donotuse apower tool whileyouare tired
inattention while operating power tools may result in serious personal
 Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye protection.
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hat, or hearing protection used for appropriate conditions will reduce
personal injuries.
 Preventunintentionalstarting.Ensuretheswitchisintheoff-posi-
tion before connecting to power source and/or battery pack, pick-
ing up or carrying the tool. Carrying power tools with your finger on
the switch or energising power tools that have the switch on invites ac-
 Removeanyadjustingkeyorwrenchbeforeturningthepowertool
on. A wrench or a key left attached to a rotating 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.
 Dressproperly.Donotwearlooseclothingorjewellery.Keepyour
hair, clothing and gloves away from moving parts. Loose clothes,
jewellery or long hair can be caught in moving parts.
 If devices are provided for the connection of dust extraction and
collection facilities, ensure these are connected and properly
used. Use of dust collection can reduce dust-related hazards.
Power tool use and care
 Donotforcethepowertool.Usethecorrectpowertoolforyourap-
plication. Thecorrectpower tool will do the jobbetterand saferat 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 adjustments, chang-
ing accessories, or storing power tools. Such preventive safety
measures reduce the risk of starting the power tool accidentally.
 Store idlepowertools outofthe reachofchildren anddonotallow
persons unfamiliar with the power tool or these instructions to op-
erate the power tool. Power tools are dangerous in the hands of un-
trained users.
 Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or binding of mov-
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repaired before use. Many accidents are caused by poorly main-
tained power tools.
 Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained cutting
tools with sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to
 Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc. in accordance
with these instructions, taking into account the working condi-
tions and the work to be performed. Use of the power tool for opera-
tions different from those intended could result in a hazardous situa-
Battery tool use and care
 Recharge only with the charger specified by the manufacturer. A
fire when used with another battery pack.
 Use power tools only with specifically designated battery 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 ob-
jects, like paper clips, coins, keys, nails, screws or other small
other. Shorting the battery terminals together may cause burns or a
 Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected from the battery;
avoid contact. If contact accidentally occurs, flush with water. If
liquidcontactseyes,additionallyseekmedicalhelp. Liquidejected
from the battery may cause irritation or burns.
 Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair person using
only identical replacement parts. This will ensure that the safety of
the power tool is maintained.
Safety Warnings for Cordless Tackers
 Always assume that the tool contains fasteners. Careless handling
of the tacker can result in unexpected firing of fasteners and personal
 Donotpointthetooltowardsyourselforanyonenearby.Unexpect-
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 Do not actuate the tool unless the tool is placed firmly against the
may be deflected away from your target.
 Disconnectthetoolfromthepowersourcewhenthefastenerjams
in the tool. While removing a jammed fastener, the tacker may be ac-
cidentally activated if it is plugged in.
 Use caution while removing a jammed fastener. The mechanism
may be under compression and the fastener may be forcefully dis-
charged while attempting to free a jammed condition.
 Do not use this tacker for fastening electrical cables. It is not de-
signed for electric cable installation and may damage the insulation of
electric cables thereby causing electric shock or fire hazards.
 Use appropriate detectors to determine if utility lines are hidden
in the work area or call the local utility company for assistance.
a gas line can lead to explosion. Penetrating a water line causes prop-
erty damage.
 Secure the workpiece. A workpiece clamped with clamping devices
or in a vice is held more secure than by hand.
Protect the power tool against heat, e. g., against continuous
intense sunlight, fire, water, and moisture. Danger of explo-
 Incaseofdamageandimproperuseofthebattery,vapoursmaybe
emitted. Ventilate the area and seek medical help in case of com-
plaints. The vapours can irritate the respiratory system.
Safety Warnings for Battery Chargers
This charger is not intended for use by
children and persons with physical, senso-
ry or mental limitations or a lack of experi-
ence or knowledge. This charger can be
used by children aged 8 and by persons
who have physical, sensory or mental limi-
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edge if a person responsible for their safe-
ty supervises them orhas instructed them
in the safe operation of the charger and
they understand the associated dangers.
Otherwise, there is a danger of operating er-
rors and injuries.
Supervise children. This will ensure that
children do not play with the charger.
Cleaning and user maintenance of the bat-
tery charger shall not be made by children
without supervision.
 Charge the power tool only with the supplied charger.
 Keepthebatterychargerclean. Contaminationcanleadtodangerof
an electric shock.
 Beforeeachuse,checkthebatterycharger,cableandplug.Ifdam-
age is detected, do not use the battery charger. Never open the
battery charger yourself. Have repairs performed only by a quali-
fied technician and only using original spare parts. Damaged bat-
tery chargers, cables and plugs increase the risk of an electric shock.
Products sold in GB only: Your product is fitted with a BS 1363/A ap-
proved electric plug with internal fuse (ASTA approved to BS 1362).
If the plug is not suitable for your socket outlets, it should be cut off and an
The replacement plug should have the same fuse rating as the original plug.
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Product Description and Specifications
Read all safety warnings and all instruc-
tions. Failure to follow the warnings and
instructions may result in electric shock,
fire and/or serious injury.
Intended Use
The power tool is intended for tacking fabrics, leather, card board, foils,
wood or wood-like materials. The power tool is not suitable for fastening
wall or ceiling panelling.
Product Features
The numbering of the product features refers to the illustration of the ma-
chine on the graphics page.
1 Tacker head
2 Battery charge-control indicator
3 Handle
4 Socket for charge connector
5 Trigger
6 Magazine release button
7 Refill indicator
8 Plug connector for charger
9 Staple strip*
10 Magazine
11 Paper tacker*
12 Booklet maker*
13 Bracket
*Accessories shown or described are not part of the standard delivery scope of
the product. A complete overview of accessories can be found in our acces-
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Technical Data
Noise/Vibration Information
Sound emission values determined according to EN 60745-2-16.
TypicallytheA-weighted soundpressureleveloftheproductis76 dB(A).
Uncertainty K=3 dB.
The noise level when working can exceed 80 dB(A).
Wear hearing protection!
Vibration total values ah and uncertainty K determined according to
EN 60745:
ah<2.5 m/s2
, K= 1.5 m/s2
Cordless tacker PTK 3,6 LI
Article number 3 603 J68 1..
Rated voltage V= 3.6
Impact rate min-1
– Staple strip
– Width
– Length
Type 53
Magazine capacity, max. 100
Weight according to
EPTA-Procedure 01/2003 kg 0.8
Battery Li-Ion
Capacity Ah 1.3
Number of battery cells 1
Battery Charger
Article number
– EU
– UK
2 609 003 263
2 609 003 265
Output voltage V= 5.0
Charging current mA 400
Allowable charging temperature range °C 0–45
Charging period (battery discharged) h 3–5
Weight according to
EPTA-Procedure 01/2003 kg 0.1
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The vibration level given in this information sheet has been measured in
accordance with a standardised test given in EN 60745 and may be used
tocompare one toolwithanother.Itmaybe used for apreliminaryassess-
ment of exposure.
The declared vibrationemission levelrepresents the main applications of
the tool. However if the tool is used for different applications, with differ-
ent accessories or insertion tools or is poorly maintained, the vibration
emission may differ. This may significantly increase the exposure level
over the total working period.
count the times when the tool is switched off or when it is running but not
actually doing the job. This may significantly reduce the exposure level
over the total working period.
Identify additional safety measures to protect the operator from the ef-
fectsofvibration suchas:maintain the tool and the accessories,keep the
hands warm, organisation of work patterns.
Declaration of Conformity
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product described un-
der “Technical data” is in conformity with all relevant provisions of the di-
rectives 2011/65/EU, 2014/35/EU, 2014/30/EU, 2006/42/EC includ-
ing their amendments and complies with the following standards:
EN 60745-1, EN 60745-2-16 (battery powered product),
EN 60335-1, EN 60335-2-29 (battery charger).
Technical file (2006/42/EC) at:
Robert Bosch GmbH, PT/ETM9,
70764 Leinfelden-Echterdingen, GERMANY
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
70764 Leinfelden-Echterdingen, GERMANY
Leinfelden, 23.06.2014
Henk Becker
Executive Vice President
Helmut Heinzelmann
Head of Product Certification
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Battery Charging (see figure A)
The battery is supplied partially charged.
To ensure full battery capacity, completely charge the battery (at least3–
5 hours) before using for the first time.
The lithium-ion battery can be charged at any time without reducing its
The “Electronic Cell Protection (ECP)” protects the lithium-ion battery
against deep discharging. When the battery is discharged, the power tool
is switched off by a protective circuit.
After the automatic shut-off of the power tool, do
not continuetopress the trigger. The battery could
become damaged.
A battery that is new or has not been used for a longer period does not de-
velop its full capacity until after approx. 5 charging/discharging cycles.
When the battery charge-control indicator 2 lights up red during opera-
tion, the battery capacity is below 30% and the battery should be
– Plug the mains plug of the battery charger into a socket outlet and the
charger plug 8 into the socket 4 on the rear side of the handle.
The battery charge-control indicator 2 indicates the charging progress.
The indicator flashes green during the charge procedure. The battery is
completely charged when the indicator lights up green continuously.
Battery Charge Indicator
red green Meaning
–  The battery is being charged
–  The battery is fully charged
– 
The battery has more than 30%
of its capacity
 –
The battery has less than 30% of
its capacity and should be charged
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Note: The power tool cannot be used during the charge procedure; it is
not defective when inoperative during the charging procedure.
is normal.
Disconnect the battery charger from the mains supply when not using it
for longer periods.
 Protect the battery charger against moisture!
Observe the notes for disposal.
Loading the Magazine (see figure B)
 Use only original Bosch accessories. The precision parts of the pow-
er tool, such as the magazine, the striker and the shot duct, are
matched to Bosch staples. Other manufacturers use other steel quali-
ties and sizes.
– Turn the power tool around.
– Press release buttons 6 and pull out the magazine 10 toward the rear.
– Insert the staple strip 9 with the staple tips pointing upwards.
– Insert the magazine 10 again until it engages.
 Do not exert any force when opening, loading and inserting the
Starting Operation
Switching On and Off
– Firmly place the tacker head 1 against the workpiece first ,until it is
pushed in a few millimetres.
Keep up the contact pressure and briefly press the trigger 5.
Once the staple has been completely driven in, release the trigger 5
and lift the tacker head 1 from the workpiece.
The trigger lock, which is connected with the movable tacker head 1, pre-
vents unintentional shot actuation when the trigger 5 is inadvertently
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Working Advice
 This machine is not suitable for working with 19 mm staples.
Therefore, do not use the machine to fasten ceiling panelling with
profiled wood or grooves.
 When the staple is jammed in the machine, do not hold the ma-
chineby thetrigger.Whenremovingajammedstaple,thetriggercan
be inadvertently actuated.
Avoid blank shots in order to reduce the wear of the impact striker.
Carefully apply the tacker head 1 to the material being tacked. Soft work-
pieces(e. g. pinewood)canbecomedamagedbyapplyingtoomuchpres-
Accessories for Tacking Paper
With specific accessories, the cordless tacker can be used for tacking pa-
The accessories are only suitable for the PTK 3,6 LI.
– With the paper tacker 11 up to 60 sheets can be tacked.
– Withthebookletmaker12upto30sheetscanbetackedinthecentre
with two staples, making it into a booklet. The maximum size of the
sheets to be tacked is A4 (210 mm wide).For centre tacking of sheets
of A5 size, positioning marks are available.
Note: Tack staples are stronger than standard staples and are therefore
more difficult to remove from the paper.
 Use only original Bosch accessories. The precision parts of the pow-
er tool, such as the magazine, the striker and the shot duct, are
matched to Bosch staples. Other manufacturers use other steel quali-
ties and sizes.
Number of Sheets (80 g/m2
Paper tacker Booklet maker
4 mm 2–10 2–10
6 mm 2–20 2–20
8 mm 10–40 10–30
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Tack Paper (see figures C1–C2)
– Insert a suitable staple strip 9 .
– Click the lugs of the paper tacker 11 one by one into the side slots of
the power tool.
– Insertthestackofpaperintothepapertacker11andpositionthetack-
er head over the paper surface to be tacked.
– Firmly push the power tool down until the tacker head 1 is pushed in a
few millimetres.
– Keep up the contact pressure and briefly press the trigger 5.
Once the staple has been completely driven in, release the trigger 5
and lift the tacker head 1 from the stack of paper.
Note: To load the magazine, you have to dismount the paper tacker from
the cordless tacker.
Tack Booklets (see figures D1–D3)
– Before the first use, you must put the two halves of the booklet maker
12 together.
The booklet maker can no longer be dismounted.
– Insert a suitable staple strip 9 .
– Fold the top sheet (cover) of the stack of paper to be tacked in half, in
order to obtain an indication line for the staple position.
– Open the brackets 13 of the booklet maker 12 and place the paper
stack in the middle, with the cover facing upwards.
– Fold the brackets 13 downwards.
Align the paper stack in such a way that the indication line is visible
through the slots of the brackets.
– Firmly place the tacker head 1 against one of the slots first, until it is
pushed in a few millimetres.
– Keep up the contact pressure and briefly press the trigger 5.
Once the staple has been completely driven in, release the trigger 5
and lift the tacker head 1 from the bracket.
– Repeat the steps for the second slot.
– Lift back the brackets 13, remove the tacked paper stack and fold it in
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Maintenance and Service
Maintenance and Cleaning
 For safe and proper working, always keep the machine clean.
After-sales Service and Application Service
In all correspondence and spare parts order, please always include the
10-digit article number given on the type plate of the machine.
Our after-sales service responds to your questions concerning mainte-
nance and repair of your product as well as spare parts. Exploded views
and information on spare parts can also be found under:
Bosch’s application service team will gladly answer questions concerning
our products and their accessories.
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 collec-
tion of a product in need of servicing or repair.
Tel. Service: (0844) 7360109
Origo Ltd.
Unit 23 Magna Drive
Magna Business Park
City West
Dublin 24
Tel. Service: (01) 4666700
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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
KZN – BSC Service Centre
Unit E, Almar Centre
143 Crompton Street
Tel.: (031) 7012120
Fax: (031) 7012446
Western Cape – BSC Service Centre
Democracy Way, Prosperity Park
Tel.: (021) 5512577
Fax: (021) 5513223
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Bosch Headquarters
Midrand, Gauteng
Tel.: (011) 6519600
Fax: (011) 6519880
The contained lithium-ion batteries are subject to the Dangerous Goods
Legislation requirements. The user can transport the batteries by road
without further requirements.
agency), special requirements on packaging and labelling must be ob-
served. For preparation of the item being shipped, consulting an expert
for hazardous material is required.
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 regulations.
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 longer usable, and according to
the European Guideline 2006/66/EC, defective or
used battery packs/batteries, must be collected sepa-
rately and disposed of in an environmentally correct
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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 collec-
tion of a product in need of servicing or repair.
Tel. Service: (0844) 7360109
Battery packs/batteries:
 Integratedbatteriesmayonlyberemovedfordisposalbyqualified
personnel. Opening the housing shell can destroy the power tool.
To remove the battery from the power tool, hold down the trigger 5 until
the battery is completely discharged. Unscrew the screwson the housing
andremovethe housing shell inorder toremovethe battery. Toprevent a
short circuit, disconnect the connectors on the battery one at a time and
then isolate the poles. Even when fully discharged, the battery still con-
tains a residual capacity which can be released in case of a short circuit.
Please observe the instructions in section “Trans-
port”, page 38.
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2 608 110 002
4 mm 2 609 255 857
6 mm 2 609 255 819
8 mm 2 609 255 820
10 mm 2 609 255 821
1 600 A00 18C
1 600 A00 18D
Type 53
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