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ProCORE18V – our most powerful batteries ever.

A new dimension of POWER FOR ALL Bosch Professional 18V power tools: the ProCORE18V batteries 4.0Ah, 8.0Ah and 12.0Ah - our most powerful batteries ever, thanks to the latest cell technology and superior heat management.

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All the power of a conventional battery – but without the weight.

Ideal for all drilling and screwdriving applications where a lower weight comes in handy – the latest cell technology of the ProCORE18V 4.0Ah delivers just as much power as a standard 4.0 Ah battery, despite being lighter and up to 39% more compact than comparable batteries of its class¹.

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PERFORMANCE 5.5Ah and 8.0Ah
The perfect balance of weight and power.

Whenever you need high power over a long period: The ProCORE18V 5.5Ah and 8.0Ah deliver outstanding performance despite their compact size – comparable to corded tools of up to 2,000 Watt.This makes both batteries ideally suited to our new BITURBO tools. The ProCORE18V 8.0Ah provides you with a longer runtime.

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The proof is out – achieve more with the ProCORE18V
Faster material removal
More drill holes³
More drill holes⁴
Maximum performance and longest runtime.

When you need to get every ounce of power out of your tools to complete extreme applications: Thanks to the triple-layered cell structure of the ProCORE18V 12.0Ah, you can work with maximum power for an exceptionally long time. For performance as powerful as that of corded tools of up to 2,000 Watt. In interaction with our BITURBO tools, you are equipped to meet all challenges.

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Experience unbelievable power with ProCORE18V batteries and BITURBO tools.

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IN 9 MINS TO 50%⁷

Get back to work faster than ever thanks to the world charging champion GAL 18V-160 C Professional.

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Discover performance from every perspective
Find out what makes the ProCORE18V battery so special
Engineer Insights
This is a new dimension of power – with a new cell type, exceptional thermal management and different sizes, the ProCORE18V is our most powerful battery to date. For more engineer insights, including a demonstration of the battery in action, see:
Cool architecture

With COOLPACK 2.0 technology, the heat is conducted from the inside to the outside, and this process is maximised by high-grade materials. Find out more in the video.

Hard shell – innovative core

New cell types that get more out of your old cordless tools – watch the video to find out all about the latest technology behind the ProCORE18V series.

New power in new dimensions

Small, medium or large – the new ProCORE18V series has the right solution for every challenge. Find out more about the three power packs in the video.

The showdown

The ProCORE18V is our most powerful battery to date. This is not just our opinion – it's a proven fact. Simply watch the video.

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¹ versus competitors in the high-power battery class (ProCORE18V 4.0Ah: 423 cm3; Metabo LiHD 4.0Ah: 540 cm3; DeWalt DCB204 4.0Ah 575 cm3; Milwaukee M18 B4 4.0Ah: 693 cm3)

² ProCORE18V 8.0Ah vs. GBA 18V 6.0Ah. Application: Two-minute metal edge grinding with GWS 18V-125 SC, ceramic grit wheel (2 608 601 502).

³ ProCORE18V 8.0Ah vs. GBA 18V 6.0Ah. Application: Drilling holes in a 10 x 10 cm piece of softwood using a 32 mm spade bit.

⁴ ProCORE18V 8.0Ah vs GBA 18V 6.0Ah. Application: Drilling a hole 25 mm in diameter using the SDS plus; C30/37 concrete.

⁵ Bosch ProCORE18V 8.0Ah vs. Bosch GBA 18V 6.0Ah (continuous current; ProCORE18V 8.0Ah: 90A vs. GBA 18V 6.0Ah: 48A)

⁶ versus competitors in the high-power battery class (ProCORE18V 8.0Ah: 555 cm³; MetaboLiHD 7.0Ah: 772 cm³; Dewalt FlexVolt 18V 9.0Ah / 54V 3.0Ah: 1102 cm³; Milwaukee M18 Redlithium High Demand 9.0Ah: 942 cm³)

⁷ As of May 2019. It takes 9 minutes to charge the ProCORE18V 4.0Ah to 50% with the GAL 18V-160 C (in Power Boost mode).