High-performance barrel-grip jig saw combines power and precision with a compact, ergonomic design
Mt. Prospect, Ill. (September 16, 2015) – Bosch introduces the next generation in jig saw cutting with the new JS120, an ultra-lightweight tool that hits the market today. With its ergonomic, well-balanced barrel-grip design, the JS120 jig saw is now the most compact, lightest professional cordless jig saw on the market. Part of the Bosch 12V Max system, the tool is ideal for trim carpenters, remodelers, cabinet and countertop installers, plumbers, electricians and HVAC professionals who need to make quick cuts in wood, metal or plastics.
“Pros want comfortable, well-designed tools that deliver results,” said Jim Stevens, product manager, fine woodworking, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation. “We feel we’ve met that requirement with the new JS120 through its advantages of advanced ergonomics, such as a shorter distance from hand to cutting line.”
The JS120 is engineered with a barrel grip for easier handling, especially when used for bottom-up cuts. The tool’s orbital action allows professionals to make more precise, aggressive cuts in both straight- and curve-cutting applications. The JS120 also provides a faster cutting speed and greater cutting capacity versus its closest competitor. To increase the tool’s longevity, Bosch equipped it with its industry-leading Electronic Motor Protection (EMP) and Electronic Cell Protection (ECP) technology to prevent motor overload and battery overheating.1
Additional features include a toolless, multi-directional blade clamp that offers quick and easy adjustments, as well as an LED light that lights the cutting surface for improved visibility.
Weighing a best-in-class 3.3 pounds with the 2.0 Ah battery equipped, the JS120 provides a compact solution for easy handling and fatigue-free work in tight spaces, overhead applications or repetitive cuts. A plastic overshoe and auto-stop brake help protect the contact surface and the material at end of cut.
When paired with the optimum Bosch T-shank jig saw blade, users will make faster and more precise cuts in multiple materials such as wood, metal and plastic. For larger wood cutting jobs, the JS120 can cut material up to 70mm thick. A 3/4″ stroke makes for easier metal cutting in a variety of applications.
To learn more about the Bosch JS120 Jig Saw or to find a local dealer, call 877-BOSCH-99 or visit http://www.boschtools.com. Check out http://www.bethepro.com for construction tips and videos.