Bosch unveils 'odour-eating' vacuum cleanerAir Fresh vacuum cleaner promises to remove odours

19 October 2009

Bosch Air Fresh vacuum cleaner

Bosch's latest vacuum cleaner is billed as a 'breath of fresh air' for the vacuum cleaner market.

The new Bosch Air Fresh BSGL3015GB vacuum cleaner has a scented 'bio-filter' which Bosch claims neutralises carpet odours.

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Bosch vacuum cleaner

The 2000W vacuum cleaner's bio-filter is made from organic materials. Bosch says that, in its own tests, the filter was 50% more effective at reducing odours than traditional active carbon filters were.

The Air Fresh vacuum cleaner also has a hermetically-sealed motor, filters and seals. Bosch says this 'Airsafe' system helps control air flow through the cleaner and prevents dust leaking around filters into the motor.

Which? vacuum cleaner expert Katie Waller said: 'Bosch vacuum cleaners usually perform well in our tests, so it'll be interesting to see whether this new filter has any impact on dust retention.' 

Our section has reviews of the latest handheld vacuum cleaners, carpet cleaners and carpet stain removers, as well Bosch vacuum cleaners. 

Vacuum cleaner features

Further features include onboard tools for crevices and upholstery, a self-sealing four litre dust bag, bag-change indicator, parking and storage aids and a 10 metre operating radius.

The vacuum cleaner is equipped with three swiveling soft-coated wheels, an adjustable telescopic down tube and an adjustable floor tool with variable suction for different surfaces.

The Bosch Air Fresh BSGL3015GB is available now priced around £119.99.

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