KOBO USA is a well-known and respected partner of automotive manufacturers and their sub-suppliers. Our comprehensive advice and individualized solutions distinguish us from the competition.
Chains convey equipment throughout the plant in almost every application. Such as: scrap metal removal in the press shop at the beginning of the manufacturing process, overhead conveying, cross transfers, spray booth applications, oven chains in the paint shop and slat conveyors in the assembly line.
Our engineers develop and manufacture high-performance chains in lubed or lube free design, in normal or galvanized steel, in powder coated or stainless steel. Every application is unique and requires adjustments in the chain design. KOBO is your one-stop shop for chains, sprockets and attachments.
Nationwide, almost all automotive plant use CC5 chains. KOBO has a proven record for CC5 chains of several years in the United States and Europe, where we for work with Ford and GM.
The CC5 design is still in place due its simplicity and success for several decades. KOBO kept improving the regular CC5 design to a lubrication free system. Low maintenance and no lubrication are huge cost saver over a chain's lifetime.
With our CC5 modular system you can adjust the sequence of the guide roller from CC5A without rollers, to CC5B with a roller in every inner link in seconds.
Wear blocks are available in different designs, plastic or steel, screwed, welded or clipped on.
For further details, please contact us. We would like to consult with you about your chain needs.
The first step in manufacturing cars is the deformation of flat sheet metal to complex single automotive parts. These components are stamped in the press shop. Finished pieces move forward whereas scrap metal needs to be removed from the work shop. KOBO provides you with chains, sprockets and complete assemblies with flights for the scrap metal removal. We are your one stop shop for conveyor needs.
KOBO is specialized in drop forged chain application like 678, 458, etc.. Smooth links for longer wear resistance and availability in the US make us a recognizable alternative.
Quality material are used to minimize the wear in the joint for a longer chain life. We are leading supplier for chains and sprockets worldwide, we harden all chain components before assembly.
KOBO is your partner for slat conveyor line in the automotive industry. Multiple projects, all over the globe, have been realized for many different car and truck brands.
KOBO slat conveyor chains are running in the following areas of automotive plants:
As a one stop shop we supply complete chain systems including chains, slats and shafts with sprockets for the drive and conveyor chains. All designs are custom made and can be manufactured lubrication free or in standard lubricated version according to our customers designs.
Chains in the filling line or in the water testing line are manufactured with stainless steel or galvanized components.