X-LOCK is a revolutionary angle grinder system from Bosch Professional that makes a change of accessories possible with a single click. Fast, reliable, tool-free and with numerous brands from other manufacturers, it will quickly become the new market standard.
Disc change in 3 seconds - without additional tools.
Huge selection of angle grinders with over 150 accessories.
A single click confirms that the accessory is securely locked.
Over 30 accessories manufacturer have already linked up to the new market standard.
Flat and smooth grinding: No interfering clamping nut, which makes processing easier and rework due to scratches unnecessary.
Compatible with older angle grinders: The X-LOCK discs also fit on the previous angle grinders. You can therefore switch to X-LOCK accessories without hesitation.
Faster and more reliable accessory change: A single click confirms that the accessory is reliably secured. Uni-directional accessories can no longer be installed incorrectly.
Every application has a solution. The new generation of cordless and corded angle grinders with over 150 different accessories.
X-LOCK is establishing itself rapidly as the market standard because Bosch is already co-operating with numerous suppliers. This provides everyone with a huge selection of X-LOCK accessories of all types and price classes.
Ensures that the tool comes to a standstill within one second.
Ensures that the tool switches off automatically when it is accidentally dropped.
Reduces the risk of kickback when the disc blocks.
Prevents unwanted start-up of the tool after a power cut.
Almost all X-LOCK accessories are compatible with conventional angle grinders. Exceptions to this today are accessories that have a threaded mount, e.g.: diamond core cutters and wire cup brushes.
Yes, the protective guards are compatible.
This is not possible because the accessories require a corresponding X-LOCK interface.
No, an adapter will not be available.
No, this is not possible due to fundamental technical differences.
Yes, X-LOCK successfully passed numerous service life and extreme stress tests.
The unique X-LOCK mechanism ensures that the disc is reliably installed on the tool – even without flange, nut and key. When you click on the disc, the clamping jaws and thus the system are locked.
No, a patented mechanism prevents release of the disc during tool operation.
All X-LOCK cordless angle grinders are equipped with the extra fast braking function "X-Brake": Every time the tool is stopped, it ensures that the disc comes to a standstill within one second – for enhanced user protection. A corresponding solution is currently being developed for corded angle grinders.
No, dust does not influence the X-LOCK mechanism. This has been tested extensively under realistic conditions, as well as under extreme conditions in the dust chamber. Information on cleaning can be obtained from the operating instructions.
No, X-LOCK accessories - in contrast to conventional accessories - cannot be installed incorrectly.
The X-LOCK system offers solutions for all cutting and dry polishing work: Cutting and grinding discs, abrasives, backing pads, wire brushes as well as diamond drills and diamond cutting discs.
Bosch offers more than 40 X-LOCK angle grinders as well as over 150 X-LOCK accessory parts with diameters 115 mm and 125 mm.
No, there are lots of other X-LOCK accessories suppliers. Refer to for a detailed overview.
Basically, other tools are also conceivable and the implementation of this is currently under examination.
The aim is to establish the X-Lock system as the new market standard and then also to reduce the number of angle grinders without X-Lock. Both systems will be offered in parallel until a corresponding market penetration has been achieved.
The designation is derived from the shape and function of the system: The X-LOCK interface has the shape of an "X" and the word "Lock" describes the function of the system.
The prices of both the tool and the accessories are minimally higher.
Yes, all GWXs have been tested under the same conditions as the GWS.
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