Your feedback helps us continuously improve your online experience.This tool is only designed for anonymous feedback. Below is a list of letters and their meanings: In totality, GBH 2-23 RE can be interpreted as “Professional rotary hammer, 2kg, 23mm maximum drilling diameter capable to doing reverse rotation with variable speed control”, G: Professional tool This may help German speakers, but it’s not much use for the rest of us! From concrete to brick: questions and tips for working with stone from pros for pros. Each Bosch power tool model begins with a 3-letter code. Bosch Power Tool Model Codes: What Do They Mean? We’ve divided these codes into handy sections below to make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for: If you’re still not 100% sure whether a particular Bosch power tool is suitable for your needs, then please don’t hesitate to contact us. I didn’t now what it standed for . All of the codes in the Bosch Blue Professional range begin with a ‘G’, compared to their DIY range which all begin with a ‘P’. This is really helpful/interesting to know… I am guessing a lot of the letters are from initials/abbreviations of german words for the tools? This is very useful information. Or how about your 2-Li from your VE-2-Li? Serial number is the 9 digit long number. Pros test the blue power tools from Bosch in tough working conditions. © Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH 2017, all rights reserved, You have successfully added product to the cart, Plumbing, heating and air conditioning technology, Drywall screwdrivers & impact wrenches/drivers, Find registered products - in the old Portal. The letters are meant to be interpreted separately. Ever wonder what GBH 2-23 RE or GSB 21-2 RCT stands for? The alphabet above 1 categorizes the tool according to the … I kinda figure as much as when I was looking up the history of the SDS system of bits, it mentions how it was Bosch and Hilti together who came up with the system and the SDS is acronym for words in German although they loosely also offered up a translation for English using other criteria to match the acronyms SDS. The professional blue power tools from Bosch are engineered for excellence – meeting the highest standards in speed, precision … Questions and answers for working with our Professional cordless garden tools. Serial Numbers ; My Account Overview; My Orders ... Pros test the blue power tools from Bosch in tough working conditions. It defines the type of tools. As this is a rotary hammer, 2 represent a 2KG hammer. Each Bosch power tool has a model code. P: DIY tools for DIYers, dark green in colour; and A: Outdoor tools or Garden tools, light green in colour. This info could come in handy. R represents the function of Reverse Rotation. Example Model: G BH 2-23 RE. Threads: 159 Posts : 683 Stone Processing. This is important to know as each range offers substantial differences in price, power, durability and overall performance. Hard to understand why companies are so convoluted on this. Buy the right tool, use the best equipment, questions on service - pros helping pros in the Bob Community.
Serial Number Finder; Download Owner Manuals, Spec Sheets, and CADs; Filters, Cleaners, Accessories & Parts; Contact Us 1-800-944-2904; Safety Notices; Close; Experience Bosch . The numbers above 3 represents the crucial technical data partly abbreviated. The “G” on any of the GKS ## means it’ll ride on the Bosch/Mafell tracks and tilt with the offset like the Bosch and Mafell tracksaws to ride on the rubber lip.
Are you a new customer? R: Reverse Rotation -2: 2 Speed control (high & low) Canadian residents, click here. G represents that this product is a professional tool meant for industrial tradesmen and end consumer use.
. @theamcguy Thanks for the useful information, it would be useful for me to decode the model number.
23 represent 23mm maximum concrete drilling diameter.
Please give a reason for sending this post. All professional Bosch power tools are predominantly dark blue in colour. Electronic control allows for a 2 speed control of the rotary hammer, High and Low. @theamcguy – thanks for sharing this info. Thanks for sharing this information .
The variable speed control is essential for the purpose of screw driving; lower speed will give users better control of the tool for screw driving. All of the codes in the Bosch Blue Professional range begin with a ‘G’, compared to their DIY range which all begin with a ‘P’. So, we’ve created this handy list of Bosch letter codes and what they mean: After the initial 3-letter code, two or more numbers follow. Some arrangement of YYMMDD(Shift?) Reverse rotation meant that the tool is capable of rotating in a reverse direction ideal for screw driving. Then not even consistent between product lines. 21mm Each Bosch power tool model begins with a 3-letter code. Note that the maximum drilling diameter differs between materials such as concrete, wood and steel. In German-speaking countries the back-formation “Spannen durch System” (Clamping System) is used, though Bosch uses “Special Direct System” for international purposes.”, Then there’s the NA models numbers that doesn’t make any sense at all. These two letters specify the type of tool. Please give a reason for deleting this post. Continue to use the site as normal if you're happy with this, or find out how to. You must be logged in to reply to this topic. E represents the feature of Electronic Control. Here are some examples of Bosch’s numerical codes and their various meanings: The last few letters (and sometimes numbers) in Bosch power tool codes relate to different features of the tool. This is the Bob Community of Bosch Professional. Knowing them will aid you in your Bosch product selection process catered to your specific needs! I wonder why they use a complete different model system here while rest of the world use the same one. DIY tools are more commonly used in the Europe and US markets where the materials dealt with are generally softer in nature. I used to peddle appliances and hated the ones that converted the dates to alphabetic. BH represents that this product is a Rotary Hammer. From concrete to brick: questions and tips for working with stone from pros for pros. Nice 1 acronym and a meaning for each different region. I don’t think those are necessarily accurate for the current European lineup, some of them follow another pattern: GOF ####, GOF = Router, #### = Motor wattage “The SDS bit was developed by Hilti and Bosch in 1975. Uses a typical model number.
Leveling, measuring & detecting – find questions and answers about about measuring tools. The name comes from the German “Stecken – Drehen – Sichern” (Insert – Twist – Secure). The alphabet above 1 categorizes the tool according to the functional area. Serial number located on the back of tool, under battery compartment Characters f 7 characters f All numeric Bosch HDS 250 – Part # 1699200240. Contribute your own ideas for new Bosch products and learn about the innovation competion of Bosch Professional - here in the Bob Community. Bosch calls their type numbers "engineering numbers" Model number is almost always to the right of the Bosch logo. Explanation of the functionality of the forum, suggestions and requests. Chat with the Bob Community members about topics not related to power tools. The only exceptions to this rule are the D-tect scanners (which are named that for obvious reasons), the DNM inclinometers and the DLE laser measures. They share their results here in the Bob Community. Different products have different crucial technical data, more commonly used ones are, weight of hammer (for rotary hammers), maximum concrete drilling (for most drills), power input in Watts, W; and battery voltage in Volts, V and Amperes, A. Here you can create all the relevant topics which do not belong to our other sections. Cut and Pasted from Wiki…. Tools & Service. I think the actual words that the acronyms come from are German words and why some of it makes no sense of why certain letter combos represent a certain tool to us English folk. Let us now learn more about the names and models; the focus is on professional tools.
For example, the ‘SB’ in ‘GSB’ stands for “schlag bohrer”, which means “impact drill”. Do the different model codes in Bosch’s huge range of power tools make your head spin? All Bosch power tools have their own unique model code devised by an alphanumerical system, understanding them can save you lots of time and money in getting the right tool that will deliver and do the job. GKS ##, GKS = Circular saw the ## represents the cut depth “class” in mm, except for a “GKS 55+ GCE” which cuts to 63mm apparently. Last but not least, the letters above 4 designate specific characteristics, special feature and function of the tool. Stone Processing.
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I think the model number is just applied to European Bosch tools. If you have more than one tool, you need to fill in the detaiols for each one seperately. Get the latest news, special offers and up-coming events from Kelvin Power Tools delivered direct to your inbox. Below are examples of major tool brands and how/where to find their model and type numbers.
Register your product and receive faster customer support, special offers, and more. 2 other alphabets to denote the functional area are. When considering a power tool purchase how often do you visit the manufacturer's website before making a purchase? Learn more! They share their results here in the Bob Community. T: Torque control system function. Did you know that Bosch product codes each have their meaning and interpretation? We’re going to help you understand the ins and outs of Bosch power tool codes by explaining what each section of the code means.
Sometimes they are short and sweet like the GKS 190 circular saw, and sometimes you stumble across more confusing codes like the GKS 18V-57 G NCG. The alphabets above 2 always consist of 2 letters. Do you know your GGS from your GSG? * All fields are required. Serial number guide Serial number located on the back of VCI unit Characters f 9 characters f All numeric Bosch ESI[truck] – Part # 3823, 3824 , 3824BSC & 3824A. Hope that helps. The letters can have different meanings depending on the type of tool. I had often wondered how to read the serial number.
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Check it out! @theamcguy – great info, but I get a 404 error on your first link. Home Bob Forum. © Robert Bosch Tool Corporation 2014, all rights reserved. 1. For more information about their purpose and usage visit: http://www.bosch-pt.com.sg/sg/en/professional/startpage/power-tools.html. Bosch Power Tools – Trade/Industry. Online Sales for Delivery: OKIn Store: Restricted to Click & Collect, Approved Paslode RepairsTool Pickup UK-wide, Online OPEN | In-Store RESTRICTED (Click for details).
SB: Impact Drill If you wish to be contacted by us, please use our regular contact form here , contact Customer Support at (800) 944-2904, or chat online with a Customer Support representative. Depending on the tool, these numbers can refer to important technical specifications like voltage, motor wattage, drilling capacity, disc size, etc.