Bosch UniversalHedgeCut 18-550-2 Battery Hedgetrimmer

  • Product Details

    The impressive Bosch UniversalHedgeCut 18-550-2 is an impressive new lithium-ion battery hedgetrimmer from the experts at Bosch, and benefitting from two 18V batteries for coping with larger areas of hedge. Packed full of great features, this tool offers value, ease of use and complete freedom of movement.

    Thanks to the 55cm laser-cut, diamond ground blades, you will find that this model will give a clean, precise cut which is really important when it comes to the long term health of your plants. Another useful feature is the front teeth on the UHC 18-550-2 which can be used with a sawing action to tackle thicker branches, up to 25mm in diameter.

    The Bosch UniversalHedgeCut 18-550-2 is designed to cut through branches with a single sweep. This is achieved thanks to the quick-cut technology which ensures that twigs and branches are cut through easily first time. As a result you’ll find that hedgetrimming becomes a much quicker and easier job than it would be with other, lower powered battery models. Bosch’s Anti-Blocking System also works to prevent your new UniversalHedgeCut from stalling so you can cut continuously.

    This hedgetrimmer is impressively lightweight (just 2.6kg), which makes it easy to control in use. The UHC 18-550 is ergonomically designed and can be used in different cutting positions to optimise comfort and minimise strain on the arms and the shoulders. Thanks to the softgrip rear handle, multi-position front handle, and the transparent hand guard, you’ll have no problems finding a comfortable working position.

    Syneon Chip technology which features in all the latest Bosch battery models means that the UHC 18-550-2 will only use the power needed, conserving battery life for optimum performance and to maximise endurance in use. You’ll find other handy features, such as a blade tip protector for cutting alongside walls and paths.

    The two 18V batteries (1.600.A00.DD6) come included with your hedgetrimmer, and they are compatible with all the tools in the 18V Power4All range. You’ll also find your compact quick charger AL1815 (1.600.A00.N78) in your box so you’ll have everything you need to get started. That means if you want to purchase more from the Bosch battery range you can opt for baretool (the tool without battery or charger included) to save some money, and you’ll be able to use these batteries for the job.

    The Bosch UniversalHedgeCut 18-550-2 comes with a 2 year warranty. If you visit My Bosch and register your product within 28 days of purchase your warranty will be extended to 3 years. If you need anything looking at under warranty during this time, simply get in contact with Bosch directly who will collect, inspect, repair and return your item to you. They aim to do this within 5 working days of being made aware of the problem, so even if something does go wrong you shouldn’t be without your tool for more than a week.

  • Tech Info

    Technical Specifications

    Battery type: Lithium-ion (x2)
    Battery voltage: 18-volt
    Battery charge time: 90 minutes
    Battery runtime: up to 55 minutes
    Blade length: 55 cm
    Blade spacing: 20 mm
    Weight: 2.6 kg
    Warranty: 2 year warranty included (extended to 3 years by registering with MyBosch within 28 days of purchase)
    Weight 3 kg
    Dimensions 102 × 24 × 20 cm
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  • Brand
    About Bosch
    Since the humble beginnings in Stuttgart, 1886, when Robert Bosch formed his own business manufacturing electronic components, the ‘Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering' has become one of the biggest and best known manufacturers of domestic and industrial electrical products in the world. The willingness to improve on established designs started almost immediately and it is this ethos that has kept Bosch GmbH and Bosch lawnmowers ahead of their rivals ever since. This innovation is quite apparent in the present range of Bosch lawnmowers and garden products that include tools no other garden machinery manufacturer produces.

    Whatever size your garden, there is bound to be a Bosch lawnmower to suit it. The Bosch Rotak electric and cordless mowers exemplify the company’s willingness to innovate with features such as grass combs that enable mowing up to the edges of lawn borders and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries with virtually no drop-off in performance after extended use. Aside from Bosch lawnmowers, notable inventions are the Ciso Cordless Secateur and Isio Cordless Shrub Shear, tools that allow users with physical weaknesses to carryout day-to-day gardening tasks without discomfort. There is no doubt that if a garden tool can be improved upon, Robert Bosch GmbH is probably designing its successor already.
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