New Bosch 18V Wireless (Inductive) Battery Charging System

New Bosch 18V Wireless
New Bosch 18V Wireless

Bosch has announced that they will launch a system of new Bosch 18V wireless battery charger, will debut in Europe starting in fall 2014.

Bosch has had a very busy year, introduced a new line of 18V and 12V brushless engine, a battery pack 18V 5.0Ah, and new exercises with accelerometer sensor reduces reaction forces can rotate your wrist. This development is another way Bosch is doing to help increase user convenience and productivity.

Bosch inductive charging system will include a charger, a docking bracket, and a 18V 2.0Ah Li-ion battery packs compatible wireless.

While only compatible batteries can be used with the new charger, the battery will be fully compatible with all Bosch 18V tools.

Optional docking frame can be used to attach a wireless charger for stationary surface, such as workbenches or shelves, and also help guide an instrument or batteries in the charger for precise positioning.

HOW it works?

An alternating magnetic field is generated in the charger – generator – which causes an electric current through a coil built into a wireless compatible battery charger – get – be placed on or near the charger. Therefore, Li-ion battery can be charged without a physical cable.

New Bosch 18V Wireless Battery Charging
New Bosch 18V Wireless Battery Charging

Wireless charging to work, you need a compatible transmitter and receiver. Because of this, you will not be able to use the charger with any new Bosch battery, you need a building for wireless charging.

If it helps, think of the induction charging as an interaction with a friend. Let’s say you run into someone you know. Then you smiled and waved. If they know you, they will smile and waved. If they do not know you, they’ll make a face and ignore you.

This is similar to the way projects inductive heating, but with inductive charging current has grown used to charge the battery rather than being converted into heat. There will be some heating, but hopefully Bosch has found a way to minimize energy loss.


Wireless charging usually takes longer than the wireless charger, the energy loss due to a larger, but Bosch said

Initial press materials are a little vague, but it sounds like wireless charging will be completed in time similar to conventional chargers Bosch 18V. We will know more as wireless charging system launches imminent and more information is available.


New Bosch 18V Wireless Battery Charging
New Bosch 18V Wireless Battery Charging

New wireless charging system from Bosch provides a number of advantages compared with having to remove the battery and docking it into a charger to charge the battery.

First, you do not need to remove the battery from the tool! It seems you can, if you need to use this tool right away, but you do not need to.

This means that you are part of a tool can be charged at any time otherwise the peace will rest. For example, if an employee switches between a drill and screw driver or impact for the different tasks in an assembly operation in an industrial environment, each time a tool it can be put down can be placed in the charger. This will allow the battery run time ‘to be extended throughout the day

Second, since charging is performed without wire connection between the engine and the battery, no contact points that could be affected by water, dust, or debris. You will be able to keep the induction charger outdoors in that environment would be hostile to traditional Bosch battery chargers.

Bosch said contactless energy transfer … eliminates the need for a second battery or charging stations Industry expensive.

According to European press materials by Bosch, the company plans to add additional components as part of their long term strategy to develop the system of charging their wireless.



Initially, wireless charging system Bosch seems to provide the most benefits for industrial users. But as said, this is just the tip of the spear, and many components are wireless charging on the go.

What I hope to see next is to reduce the cost of entry, where the wireless charging technology is built on a standard Li-ion battery.

One thing that I care about is the battery and charger for the wireless intelligence, which is an electronic system handles communication between the charger and battery. This is how the charging process is initiated and controlled depending on the level of responsibility and the battery status. Part that interests me is how this can be the deciding factor on whether we will see the common charger in the near future.

Similar to how OIS oscillating multi-tool interface Bosch is a standard that many brands adhere to, perhaps it might be possible for Bosch to share and open up the wireless communication standards of them for other brands to use, can under license.

Android smartphone charger every night I charge the battery on a Qi-compatible pad. Users can fully benefit from a communication protocol similar standards which would eliminate the need to match up ‘with its trademark batteries’ charging many brands.

I am very optimistic about wireless sensor technology Bosch’s new charger. At least it presented some users with convenient advantages over traditional battery charging port, and the most it can help open the door to universal battery charger.

There are several reasons why we will not see or multi-brand universal compatibility with Li-ion battery packs in the future, but I can not think of any good reason why universal wireless charging would not be feasible from a technological point of view.

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