Mt. Prospect, Ill. – Bosch cut the cord for commercial drywallers with the new Bosch SGH182 18V EC Brushless Screwgun that delivers the performance of a corded model without the limitations of a cord.

“Mobility is essential for professional drywallers – especially when they’re working on commercial jobsites or lifts. In those situations, traditional corded screwgun power cords are constantly rolled over and destroyed,” said Jim Stevens, product manager, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation. “The SGH182 offers pros complete and much-needed freedom of movement, which will result in a more efficient and productive job.”

Exceptional cordless tool runtime is gold to every tradesman, but none more than the drywaller. Combining the state-of-the-art, high-efficiency Bosch EC brushless motor with the BAT620 4.0 Ah 18V lithium-ion battery, the SGH182 drives up to 3400 screws on a single charge, according to internal Bosch lab tests – more than twice the number of competitors. The tool promises to drive even more screws per charge with the new BAT621 5.0Ah 18V battery, which is sold separately.

“The SGH182 is compatible with all Bosch 18V lithium-ion batteries as part of the brand’s Flexible Power System, which allows pros to utilize their existing batteries and complementary tools, such as impact drivers. We’ve added performance without adding weight or size, so drywallers can work for many hours with minimal fatigue, even overhead,” said Stevens.

At the core of SGH182 performance is proprietary Bosch technology:

• An EC brushless motor that delivers twice the life of standard brushed motors and eliminates maintenance needs

• Advanced electronic motor and cell protection, which extends tool life by preventing overheating and overloading

• Patented Cool Pack™ battery technology, which extends battery life up to two times by keeping batteries cooler

The SGH182 is the lightest power tool in its class at just 3.5 pounds (with a 4.0 Ah battery) and compact at 9.9-inch length. For overhead work, users can switch to the Bosch BAT612 2.0 Ah Slim Pack battery, which reduces tool weight to just 2.9 pounds. An ergonomic hand-hold contour and soft grip provide additional comfort, along with an ambidextrous forward/reverse control that’s designed to prevent users from unintentionally pressing the reversing control.

To give users the all-day precision they need, the SGH182 features a posi-lock nosepiece that retains the exact depth setting even after removal and reattachment. The nosepiece also doubles as a built-in bit remover for fast changes without pliers. Based on their preferences, users can also opt to engage the tool’s lock-on button and/or utilize the compatible MA55 Auto-Feed Attachment (sold separately) for even easier continuous work.

Bosch SGH182 Cordless Screwgun Fact Box

Product

Power

Weight

Torque

Speed

Fasteners

Includes

Optional Accessories

Price

SGH182B

18 volt

2.9 lbs. to 3.5 lbs. depending on battery

221 in/lbs

4200 RPM

1" – 2-1/8" screws

Bare Tool

MA55 Auto-feed attachment

US: $189

Canada: $299

SGH182-01

18 volt

2.9 lbs. to 3.5 lbs. depending on battery

221 in/lbs

4200 RPM

1" – 2-1/8" screws

Bare Tool

Charger

4.0 Ah Battery

Carry Bag

MA55 Auto-feed attachment

US: $329

Canada: $399

SGH182-03

18 volt

2.9 lbs. to 3.5 lbs. depending on battery

221 in/lbs

4200 RPM

1" – 2-1/8" screws

Bare Tool

Charger

2 - 4.0 Ah Batteries

Carry Bag

MA55 Auto-feed attachment

US: $349

Canada: $499

To learn more about the SGH182 Cordless Screwgun or to find a local dealer, visit www.boschtools.com or call 877-BOSCH-99. Check out www.bethepro.com for additional tips and videos.

About Bosch:

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services, active in the fields of automotive technology, energy and building technology, industrial technology, and con¬sumer goods. According to preliminary figures, more than 281,000 associates generated sales of 46.4 billion euro ($61.6 billion) in 2013*. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries.

Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2013, Bosch applied for some 5,000 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.” Additional information on the global organization is available online at www.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, and http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

Bosch in North America

In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. For more information, please visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.www.boschusa.com.

About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, the Power Tools Division of North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American power tool, accessory and lawn and garden divisions into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century’s worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. With 3,350 in North America, the global Power Tools Division is the world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories, laser and optical leveling and range finding tools, and garden and watering equipment.

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