Cobra – TreeĀ Support System

cobra is a dynamic tree support system specially designed to be flexible and shock-absorbing and was conceived in response to functional insights and scientific research. Based on these findings, the cobra system has been perfected for successful use, down to the smallest detail.

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Developed with practical scientific support for practical use, cobra has contributed to preserving valuable trees inexpensively and safely. Precise knowledge of a tree’s vital needs played a decisive role in design of the system. If the tree is to strengthen itself, a shock-absorbing unit, which can be integrated with a cable, will support compensating growth by means of a defined, low-resistance oscillation. But even without the shock absorber, the system is fully functional and flexible enough to absorb and reduce impacts caused by oscillation.

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Scientific control studies have shown the longevity of the cobra system. Its strength decrease (under 2% per year) is recognized as acceptable by scientists in the field. As a result, the system, if installed according to specifications, should not require replacement for at least twelve years

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