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2015 Cobra™ sheds skin for more efficient operations


Atlas Copco introduces it´s 2015 range of Cobra PROe and TTe petrol breakers. The unique percussion mechanism delivers engine power with minimum losses to the tool tip, resulting in impact energy of 60 Joules (PRO version), respectively 40 Joules (TT version). Both versions are now available with 25 x 108mm shank sizes. This new shank size makes the Cobras shorter and lighter, and vibrations are minimised even further.

“Customers can perform better when they use a machine that fits their needs – especially in situations where every centimetre counts. Using the right size for every operation helps the operator get more done in less time” says the product line manager Oleg Korobotchkine.
The redesigned Cobra PROe and Cobra TTe have up to 10% less vibrations than earlier models. “Using a handheld breaker for long periods can be exhausting for the operator. But thanks to the improved Atlas Copco hand-arm protection system (HAPS), operators can work longer and stay well within limits of recommended health and safety standards” explains Korobotchkine. “And as now it can run on the alkylate petrol, operator’s exposure to harmful exhausts is significantly lower as well as the environmental footprint.”

Cobra PROe is ideal for breaking, asphalt cutting and post driving. With 60 Joules at the tool tip it can break silica rich rocks and reinforced concrete.  

Cobra TTe is the most optimal punch for tie tamping. With 40 Joules at the tool tip – confirmed by our customers in the industry - the TTe delivers high enough energy to push the ballast back under the ties and low enough to prevent the pulverization of ballast.
The Cobra system is a standard choice for many utilities around the world when the access to the working site is limited due to the conditions or difficult in the emergency case. By offering more power and a greater variety of sizes, the 2015 Cobra  system aims to make it even easier both for civil and rescue workers to conduct construction tasks or save lives in every situation.

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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees.
Atlas Copco Construction Tools is a division within Atlas Copco´s Construction Technique business area. It develops, manufactures and markets hydraulic, pneumatic, and petrol-driven equipment for demolition, recycling, compaction, rock drilling and concrete applications. Products are marketed and sold under several brands through a worldwide sales and service organisation. The division is headquartered in Essen, Germany, and has production units in Europe, India and Asia.