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General Power Tool Safety
Warnings
en
WARNING Read all safety warnings and all
instructions. Failure to follow
the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future
reference.
The term “power tool” in the warnings refers to
your mains-operated (corded) power tool or
battery-operated (cordless) power tool.
Work area safety
f Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered
or dark areas invite accidents.
f Do not operate power tools in explosive
atmospheres, such as in the presence of
flammable liquids, gases or dust. Power
tools create sparks which may ignite the dust
or fumes.
f Keep children and bystanders away while
operating a power tool. Distractions can
cause you to lose control.
Electrical safety
f Power tool plugs must match the outlet.
Never modify the plug in any way. Do not use
any adapter plugs with earthed (grounded)
power tools. Unmodified plugs and matching
outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
f Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces, such as pipes, radiators, ranges and refrigerators. There is an increased
risk of electric shock if your body is earthed
or grounded.
f Do not expose power tools to rain or wet
conditions. Water entering a power tool will
increase the risk of electric shock.
f 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.
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f When operating a power tool outdoors, use
an extension cord suitable for outdoor use.
Use of a cord suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
f If operating a power tool in a damp location
is unavoidable, use a residual current device (RCD) protected supply. Use of an RCD
reduces the risk of electric shock.
Personal safety
f Stay alert, watch what you are doing and
use common sense when operating a power
tool. Do not use a power tool while you are
tired or under the influence of drugs, alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention
while operating power tools may result in serious personal injury.
f Use personal protective equipment. Always
wear eye protection. Protective equipment
such as dust mask, non-skid safety shoes, hard
hat, or hearing protection used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
f Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the
switch is in the off-position before connecting to power source and/or battery pack,
picking up or carrying the tool. Carrying
power tools with your finger on the switch or
energising power tools that have the switch
on invites accidents.
f Remove any adjusting key or wrench before
turning the power tool on. A wrench or a key
left attached to a rotating part of the power
tool may result in personal injury.
f Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and
balance at all times. This enables better control of the power tool in unexpected situations.
f Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing
or jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing and
gloves away from moving parts. Loose
clothes, jewellery or long hair can be caught
in moving parts.
f 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 dustrelated hazards.
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Power tool use and care
f Do not force the power tool. Use the correct
power tool for your application. The correct
power tool will do the job better and safer at
the rate for which it was designed.
f 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.
f Disconnect the plug from the power source
and/or the battery pack from the power
tool before making any adjustments, changing accessories, or storing power tools.
Such preventive safety measures reduce the
risk of starting the power tool accidentally.
f Store idle power tools out of the reach of
children and do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power tool or these instructions
to operate the power tool. Power tools are
dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
f Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts, breakage
of parts and any other condition that may
affect the power tool’s operation. If damaged, have the power tool repaired before
use. Many accidents are caused by poorly
maintained power tools.
f Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting
edges are less likely to bind and are easier to
control.
f Use the power tool, accessories and tool
bits etc. in accordance with these instructions, taking into account the working conditions and the work to be performed. Use
of the power tool for operations different
from those intended could result in a hazardous situation.
Service
f 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.
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Safety Warnings for Jigsaws
f Hold power tool by insulated gripping surfaces, when performing an operation where
the cutting accessory may contact hidden
wiring or its own cord. Cutting accessory
contacting a “live” wire may make exposed
metal parts of the power tool “live” and
could give the operator an electric shock.
Additional Safety and Working
Instructions
f Keep hands away from the sawing range.
Do not reach under the workpiece. Contact
with the saw blade can lead to injuries.
f Apply the machine to the workpiece only
when switched on. Otherwise there is danger of kickback when the cutting tool jams in
the workpiece.
f Pay attention that the base plate rests
securely on the material while sawing.
A jammed saw blade can break or lead to
kickback.
f When the cut is completed, switch off the
machine and then pull the saw blade out of
the cut only after it has come to a standstill.
In this manner you can avoid kickback and
can place down the machine securely.
f Use only sharp, flawless saw blades. Bent or
unsharp saw blades can break or cause kickback.
f Do not brake the saw blade to a stop by applying side pressure after switching off. The
saw blade can be damaged, break or cause
kickback.
f Use suitable detectors to determine if utility lines are hidden in the work area or call
the local utility company for assistance.
Contact with electric lines can lead to fire
and electric shock. Damaging a gas line can
lead to explosion. Penetrating a water line
causes property damage or may cause an
electric shock.
f Secure the workpiece. A workpiece clamped
with clamping devices or in a vice is held
more secure than by hand.
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f Always wait until the machine has come to
a complete stop before placing it down. The
tool insert can jam and lead to loss of control
over the power tool.
f Do not direct the light beam at persons or
animals and do not stare into the light beam
yourself (not even from a distance).
f Check the tight seating of the saw blade.
A loose saw blade can fall out and lead to injuries.
f Use a narrow saw blade when sawing tight
curves.
f When ejecting the saw blade, hold the machine in such a manner that no persons or
animals can be injured by the ejected saw
blade.
f Before sawing in wood, particle boards,
building materials etc., check for foreign
objects, such as nails, screws, etc. and remove them as required.
f Plunge cuts may only be applied to soft materials, such as wood, gypsum board, etc.
f The metal overshoe prevents the plastic
footplate from being scratched up, especially when sawing metal.
f Adapt the settings of your power tool to the
respective application. For example, reduce
the stroke rate and orbital action when cutting metal or for tight curved cuts.
f Dusts from materials such as lead-containing coatings, some wood types, minerals
and metal can be harmful to one’s health
and cause allergic reactions, lead to respiratory infections and/or cancer. Materials
containing asbestos may only be worked by
specialists.
– As far as possible, use a dust extraction
system suitable for the material.
– Provide for good ventilation of the working place.
– It is recommended to wear a P2 filterclass respirator.
Observe the relevant regulations in your
country for the materials to be worked.
f Prevent dust accumulation at the workplace. Dusts can easily ignite.
f Observe correct mains voltage! The voltage
of the power source must agree with the
voltage specified on the nameplate of the
machine. Power tools marked with 230 V
can also be operated with 220 V.
f The restarting protection feature prevents
uncontrolled restarting of the machine after an interruption in the power supply. To
restart the operation, switch the On/Off
switch to the Off position and start the machine again.
f The contact protector attached to the casing
(see figure 17, page 227) prevents accidental touching of the saw blade during the
working procedure and may not be removed.
f In extreme conditions, always use dust extraction as far as possible. Blow out ventilation slots frequently and install a residual
current device (RCD). When working metals,
conductive dust can settle in the interior of
the power tool. The total insulation of the
power tool can be impaired.
f Products sold in GB only: Your product is fitted with a BS 1363/A approved 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 appropriate
plug fitted in its place by an authorised customer service agent. The replacement plug
should have the same fuse rating as the original plug.
The severed plug must be disposed of to
avoid a possible shock hazard and should
never be inserted into a mains socket elsewhere.
Products sold in AUS and NZ only: Use a residual current device (RCD) with a rated residual current of 30 mA or less.
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f When working small or thin work pieces, always use a sturdy support or a saw table
(accessory).
Symbols
The following symbols are important for reading
and understanding the operating instructions.
Please take note of the symbols and their meaning. The correct interpretation of the symbols
will help you to use the machine in a better and
safer manner.
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Symbol
Meaning
Symbol
Meaning
GST 140 CE: Jigsaw with
constant electronic control
Switching On
Grey-marked area: Handle
(insulated gripping surface)
Switching Off
On/Off switch lock-on
GST 140 BCE: Jigsaw with
constant electronic and
bow handle
Worklight
Grey-marked area: Handle
(insulated gripping surface)
Prohibited action
Correct result
Read all safety warnings
and all instructions
When sawing metal, apply
coolant/lubricant alongside the cutting line
Before any work on the machine itself, pull the mains
plug from the socket outlet
Article number (10-digit)
Wear protective gloves
Additional information
P1
Rated power input
n0
Stroke rate at no-load
Cutting capacity, max.
Movement direction
Wood
Aluminium
Reaction direction
Metal
Next step of action
Particle board
Sawdust blower device
Weight according to
EPTA-Procedure 01/2003
/II
Extraction
Low stroke rate/speed
High stroke rate/speed
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Symbol for protection class
II (completely insulated)
LpA
Sound pressure level
LwA
Sound power level
K
Uncertainty
ah
Vibration total value
Handle
Gear head
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Delivery Scope
Noise/Vibration Information
Jigsaw, splinter guard and extraction kit.
Parallel guide, metal overshoe, application tools
and other accessories shown or described are
not part of the standard delivery scope.
The measured values of the machine are listed
in the table on page 215.
A complete overview of accessories can be
found in our accessories program.
Intended Use
The machine is intended for making separating
cuts and cut-outs in wood, plastic, metal, ceramic plates and rubber while resting firmly on
the workpiece. It is suitable for straight and
curved cuts with mitre angles to 45°. The saw
blade recommendations are to be observed.
Technical Data
The technical data of the machine are listed in
the Table on page 215.
The values given are valid for a nominal voltage
[U] of 230 V. For different voltages and models
for specific countries, these values can vary.
Please observe the article number on the type
plate of your machine. The trade names of the
individual machines may vary.
Declaration of Conformity
Noise and vibrational values (vector sum of
three directions) determined according to
EN 60745.
The vibration emission level given in this information sheet has been measured in accordance
with a standardised test given in EN 60745 and
may be used to compare one tool with another.
It may be used for a preliminary assessment of
exposure.
The declared vibration emission level represents the main applications of the tool. However
if the tool is used for different applications, with
different accessories or poorly maintained, the
vibration emission may differ. This may significantly increase the exposure level over the total
working period.
An estimation of the level of exposure to vibration should also take into account 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 effects of vibration such
as: maintain the tool and the accessories, keep
the hands warm, organisation of work patterns.
We declare under our sole responsibility that
the product described under “Technical Data” is
in conformity with the following standards or
standardization documents: EN 60745 according to the provisions of the directives
2004/108/EC, 2006/42/EC.
Technical file at:
Robert Bosch GmbH, PT/ESC,
D-70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Dr. Egbert Schneider
Senior Vice President
Engineering
Dr. Eckerhard Strötgen
Head of Product
Certification
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
D-70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Leinfelden, 04.02.2011
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Mounting and Operation
Action
Figure
Page
Inserting the Saw Blade
1
216
Ejecting the Saw Blade
2
216
Adjusting the footplate
3
216–217
Switching on the sawdust blower device
4
218
Connecting the dust extraction
5
218–219
Adjusting the Cutting Angle
6
219–220
Mounting the metal overshoe
7
221
Mounting the splinter guard
8
221
Orbital Action Settings
9
222
Adjusting the stroke rate preselection
10
222–223
Switching the Power Tool On/Off
11
223–224
Guide the power tool toward the workpiece only when
switched on
12
224
Switching the worklight On/Off
13
224–225
Lubrication when cutting metal
14
225
Plunge Cutting
15
225–226
Mounting and use of the parallel guide
16
226–227
Selecting accessories
–
229–231
Maintenance and Cleaning
f For safe and proper working, always keep
the machine and the ventilation slots as
well as the tool holder clean.
Clean the saw blade holder regularly. For this,
remove the saw blade from the machine and
lightly tap out the machine on a level surface.
Check the guide roller regularly. If worn, it must
be replaced through an authorised Bosch aftersales service agent.
Lubricate the guide roller occasionally with a
drop of oil (see figure 18, page 228).
Bosch Power Tools
After-sales Service and
Customer Assistance
Our after-sales service responds to your questions concerning maintenance and repair of your
product as well as spare parts. Exploded views
and information on spare parts can also be found
under:
www.bosch-pt.com
Our customer service representatives can answer
your questions concerning possible applications
and adjustment of products and accessories.
In all correspondence and spare parts order,
please always include the 10-digit article
number given on the type plate of the machine.
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Great Britain
Robert Bosch Ltd. (B.S.C.)
P.O. Box 98
Broadwater Park
North Orbital Road
Denham
Uxbridge
UB 9 5HJ
Tel. Service: +44 (0844) 736 0109
Fax: +44 (0844) 736 0146
E-Mail: boschservicecentre@bosch.com
Ireland
Origo Ltd.
Unit 23 Magna Drive
Magna Business Park
City West
Dublin 24
Tel. Service: +353 (01) 4 66 67 00
Fax: +353 (01) 4 66 68 88
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: +61 (01300) 307 044
Fax: +61 (01300) 307 045
Inside New Zealand:
Phone: +64 (0800) 543 353
Fax: +64 (0800) 428 570
Outside AU and NZ:
Phone: +61 (03) 9541 5555
www.bosch.com.au
Republic of South Africa
Customer service
Hotline: +27 (011) 6 51 96 00
Gauteng – BSC Service Centre
35 Roper Street, New Centre
Johannesburg
Tel.: +27 (011) 4 93 93 75
Fax: +27 (011) 4 93 01 26
E-Mail: bsctools@icon.co.za
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KZN – BSC Service Centre
Unit E, Almar Centre
143 Crompton Street
Pinetown
Tel.: +27 (031) 7 01 21 20
Fax: +27 (031) 7 01 24 46
E-Mail: bsc.dur@za.bosch.com
Western Cape – BSC Service Centre
Democracy Way, Prosperity Park
Milnerton
Tel.: +27 (021) 5 51 25 77
Fax: +27 (021) 5 51 32 23
E-Mail: bsc@zsd.co.za
Bosch Headquarters
Midrand, Gauteng
Tel.: +27 (011) 6 51 96 00
Fax: +27 (011) 6 51 98 80
E-Mail: rbsa-hq.pts@za.bosch.com
People’s Republic of China
China Mainland
Bosch Power Tools (China) Co., Ltd.
567, Bin Kang Road
Bin Jiang District 310052
Hangzhou, P.R.China
Service Hotline: 400 826 8484
Fax: +86 571 8777 4502
E-Mail: contact.ptcn@cn.bosch.com
www.bosch-pt.com.cn
HK and Macau Special Administrative Regions
Robert Bosch Hong Kong Co. Ltd.
21st Floor, 625 King’s Road
North Point, Hong Kong
Customer Service Hotline: +852 (21) 02 02 35
Fax: +852 (25) 90 97 62
E-Mail: info@hk.bosch.com
www.bosch-pt.com.hk
Indonesia
PT. Multi Tehaka
Kawasan Industri Pulogadung
Jalan Rawa Gelam III No. 2
Jakarta 13930
Indonesia
Tel.: +62 (21) 46 83 25 22
Fax: +62 (21) 46 82 86 45/68 23
E-Mail: sales@multitehaka.co.id
www.multitehaka.co.id
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Philippines
Singapore
Robert Bosch, Inc.
28th Floor Fort Legend Towers,
3rd Avenue corner 31st Street,
Fort Bonifacio Global City,
1634 Taguig City, Philippines
Tel.: +63 (2) 870 3871
Fax: +63 (2) 870 3870
matheus.contiero@ph.bosch.com
www.bosch-pt.com.ph
Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte. Ltd.
11 Bishan Street 21
Singapore 573943
Tel.: +65 6571 2772
Fax: +65 6350 5315
leongheng.leow@sg.bosch.com
Toll-Free: 1800 333 8333
www.bosch-pt.com.sg
Bosch Service Center:
9725-27 Kamagong Street
San Antonio Village
Makati City, Philippines
Tel.: +63 (2) 899 9091
Fax: +63 (2) 897 6432
rosalie.dagdagan@ph.bosch.com
Malaysia
Robert Bosch (S.E.A.) Pte. Ltd.
No. 8A, Jalan 13/6
G.P.O. Box 10818
46200 Petaling Jaya
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel.: +60 (3) 7966 3194
Fax: +60 (3) 7958 3838
cheehoe.on@my.bosch.com
Toll-Free: 1800 880 188
www.bosch-pt.com.my
Thailand
Robert Bosch Ltd.
Liberty Square Building
No. 287, 11 Floor
Silom Road, Bangrak
Bangkok 10500
Tel.: +66 (2) 6 31 18 79 – 18 88 (10 lines)
Fax: +66 (2) 2 38 47 83
Robert Bosch Ltd., P. O. Box 2054
Bangkok 10501, Thailand
Vietnam
Robert Bosch Vietnam Co. Ltd
10/F, 194 Golden Building
473 Dien Bien Phu Street
Ward 25, Binh Thanh District
84 Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam
Tel.: +84 (8) 6258 3690 ext. 413
Fax: +84 (8) 6258 3692
hieu.lagia@vn.bosch.com
www.bosch-pt.com
Disposal
The machine, accessories and packaging should
be sorted for environmental-friendly recycling.
Do not dispose of power tools into household
waste!
Only for EC countries:
According to the European Guideline 2002/96/EC for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment and
its implementation into national
right, power tools that are no
longer usable must be collected
separately and disposed of in an
environmentally correct manner.
Subject to change without notice.
Bosch Service – Training Centre
2869-2869/1 Soi Ban Kluay
Rama IV Road (near old Paknam Railway)
Prakanong District
10110 Bangkok
Thailand
Tel.: +66 (2) 6 71 78 00 – 4
Fax: +66 (2) 2 49 42 96
Fax: +66 (2) 2 49 52 99
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