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Bosch PHO 1500 electric planer for best surface quality

Planing projects around the home can be carried out with greater precision and faster turnaround times, thanks to the Bosch PHO 1500 electric planer. The patented Woodrazor blade system allows for quick and easy blade changeout, resulting in easy and effortless planning and high surface quality.

The electronically-balanced drum of the Bosch PHO 1500 electric planer provides for fast and smooth cuts, resulting in improved precision and efficiency, Bosch Home and Garden Brand Manager Ninet Bosman explains.

The tungsten carbide blades are 10% sharper than hard metal, which extends the lifetime of the blades by more than 30%. The hex key for changing the blades is securely and conveniently stored in the key depot on the planer. This means that blades can be changed without undue interruption of the workflow.

The combined guidance and cutting-depth adjustment handle ensures precision and secure guidance of the tool. The powerful 550 W motor also makes planing considerably easier and faster. As a result, absolutely flat surfaces and precisely chamfered corners can be achieved with zero effort.

The three integrated V-grooves are ideal for applications such as fitting a window or door, or planing the collar beams on a roof truss. “Even extensive projects can be achieved reliably, as the PHO 1500 extends the functionality of the planer beyond the traditional woodworking tool,” Bosman stresses.

Entire rebates are also easy to make due to the rebating depth of 8 mm and a maximum planning width of 82 mm. The Bosch PHO 1500 electric planer can even be used to remove coatings such as varnish.

It is ideal for demanding applications up to a cutting depth of 1.5 mm. A chip-clearance blower prevents chip congestion, allowing the user to work without interruption. The blower can also be connected to a dust bag or vacuum cleaner.

An automatically extending parking rest prevents damage to the workpiece or planer blade when putting the planer down. Bosch has even taken the ergonomics of the PHO 1500 electric planer into account, optimising the handle position so it is suitable for both left- and right-handed users. “All of these features allow for uninterrupted planing of the workpiece and rapid results,” Bosman concludes.

About Bosch Power Tools
The Power Tools Division of the Bosch Group is the world market leader for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2014, its roughly 19 000 associates generated sales of €4.2 billion, about 85% of which was outside of Germany. With brands such as Bosch, Skil and Dremel, the division stands for customer focus and great engineering progress. The core success factors are innovative strength and pace of innovation. The division generated about 35% of its sales in 2014 with products on the market for less than two years. In 2015, Bosch Power Tools again launched more than 100 new products onto the German market in its four business segments Power Tools, Accessories, Measuring Tools and Garden Tools.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to preliminary figures, its roughly 290 000 associates generated sales of €48.9 billion in 2014. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2014, Bosch applied for some 4 600 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s strategic goal is to deliver innovations for connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is ‘Invented for life’.

Bosch Power Tools Contact Details
Ninet Bosman
Home and Garden Brand Manager
Tel: (011) 651 9600
Email: ninet.bosman@za.bosch.com
Web: www.bosch.co.za

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