Bosch routers are versatile and highly creative power tools. Routers work on the principle of ‘machining’ the processed material, i.e. they cut off and remove small chips, giving the workpiece a shape. Once you’ve got to know how useful they are, you won’t know how you did without them. Routers allow users to be creative, putting their ideas into practice. They are one of the most versatile power tools for working on wood. They enable you to work with a high level of convenience and precision. Professional results can be achieved in comparatively little time and with high precision.
Routers are suitable for:
- Edges and profiles: Build your own furniture and use the router to quickly profile the edges and to create your own personal style.
- Grooves: With parallel stop or guide rail you can easily rout grooves and rebates. This is an easy and effortless way to obtain sturdy wood joints.
- Template milling: For surface decoration or the coping of individual shapes.
- Free-handed routing: Decorations, patterns, shapes and writing characters are the highlight of working with a router. For this purpose the machine is guided freely over a design pattern traced with carbon paper onto the workpiece
There are many applications for a router, such as edge forming, grooving in wood, shaping, straight routing or groove cutting, core box routing, chamfering, mortising, laminate trimming, v-grooving and lettering, decorative grooving, frame routing, edge forming, drilling, rebating, profiling, rounding over, long-hole routing and copy routing.
The heart of the POF 1400 ACE is its motor, which makes the cutter (bit) rotate at speeds of up to 28,000 revolutions per minute. The motor position is on top of the milling cage, a kind of frame that allows the router bit to penetrate the material precisely from above with a maximum plunge depth or stroke of 55 mm.