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PATENTED DEVELOPMENTS

PATENTED DEVELOPMENTS

COBO engineering has the most advanced design and structural calculation procedures, which means they can simulate all the designs before manufacturing. These tools, which are constantly being up-dated and which are at the forefront of the latest technology, have improved their processes notably and provide high quality technical solutions.

CKD SKD System

This is a modular manufacturing system which views the vehicles as a set of parts (tank, chassis, axle assembly). These are manufactured independently and assembled at a later stage using bolted seams, thereby reducing the maintenance costs of the tankers, making it easier to repair them, and allows all the pieces to be standardized.

Non-welded pipes

All of COBO’s tankers incorporate technology which means that pipes can be manufactured that do not require welded joints at the elbows, nor at the valve flanges. This eliminates all the stress and fatigue from the welded joints and reduces unloading time. Assembling and disassembling for maintenance work and inspections also become much simpler.

Manufacturing linings

With this new manufacturing process, COBO has developed a process to build the exterior and interior linings, which combines beading with hydro-forming. This way, they can obtain linings with a perfect dish end flange finish, a more homogeneous distribution of the displacement of the tensions, with no difference in geometry. It also offers greater versatility of the materials that can be used such as aluminium, carbon steel, stainless steel, or other alloys.

Sealing system

Used for over five years by many hazardous goods road transport fleets, this equipment can be incorporated into their tankers if required. As it is a COBO-designed system, the company is able to supply the parts directly, and also attend to the post-sales service.

COBO-designed compartment equipment

The company has developed its own line of COBO brand compartment equipment. This equipment is installed into their tankers by default, although the customers can always decide if they would prefer to use equipment from other manufacturers. Having their own line of equipment means they can supply parts and post-sales services directly.