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Waterparks: Polin Introduces “King Cobra”


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POLIN Waterparks and Pool Systems is proud to announce the launch of its patent pending waterslide, KING COBRA. 

KING COBRA is a gorgeous waterslide that offers one of the most “intense” riding experiences of the industry while proving itself as the number one attraction in terms of visual impact and spectator appeal. It creates a truly different experience both for the riders and for the spectators. With its unique design configuration, fiberglass theming, coloring and its unique riding path, it will surely be the most attractive attraction in the parks.

“The core feature of the patent pending KING COBRA is its unique configuration that enables riders in 2 double tubes racing through a circular path with twists, turns and experiencing the drop of their lives still racing and entering into the valley part together at the same time with a heart pounding influence.” says Eyup Ispiroglu, Project Manager, Polin Waterparks and Pool Systems.

Riding experience of KING COBRA starts with two specially designed double tubes on two slides side by side and KING COBRA enables circular racing throughout the journey with turns, twists and surprises while passing through enclosed and open parts of the ride. Before reaching to the very heart pounding part, riders are in the enclosed part of the ride, fully dark and suddenly and very unexpectedly, they come to the end. They see a whole “blank”. While thinking that this is the end, they drop down with an angle of 50 degrees. They plunge 8 meters (25 feet) down, accelerating to speed of 51 km/h.
“This will surely be the thrill of the riders’ lives. Two double tubes with two riders on each are now in the same slide, dropping down at the same time. The excitement of an unexpected drop & the fear of crashing is just breathtaking. Expertly designed configuration and uniquely planned color formulation create an illusion that makes the riders feel that they will be crashing each other in a second since the two double tubes with 4 riders are now in the same sliding area. This is unique in the industry. 2 double tubes leaving two slides side by side end into the same sliding surface.” says Sohret Pakis Marketing Manager, Polin Waterparks and Pool Systems.

Ugur Degirmenci, Project Engineer of Polin adds: “It does not end. The two double tubes are now heading into the mouth of Cobra. Unique fog, high-pitched hiss, water spraying, visual effects make it more exciting than ever while the spectators below think you are just “swallowed” in the mouth of the Cobra. Then powerful G-forces take over your tube and riders come back down and then oscillate up and down again as the tubes stop on down the waterslide. You come to the end of this unique riding experience and we are sure the first thing you will do as you exit KING COBRA is to get in line for another turn.”

Product Features
Fully Enclosed Version Available for a Completely Dark Attraction
“Natural Light Effects” System Applicable
Conveyor or Tower Available as an Entry Option
Unique Fiberglass Theming and Coloring
Strong Visual Impact
Strong Spectator Appeal
Visual, Auditory, Foggy Effects Available as Optional
Different Theming Options other than Cobra Available
The Exit Part can be Combined with other Polin Slides
High Capacity Ride
A Truly Racing Slide ( Circular Racing with Turns, Twists)
Each Slide can be used with both Single and Double Tubes: Share the Experience or Try it Alone!

Technical Specifications

Typical Height 17 m / 56′ (feet) 
Depth 500 / 750 / 1500mm (20 / 30 / 60 in) 
Width 2×1500 mm (2×30 in) / 4200-15700 mm (168-628 in) 
Slope 10/40 % 
Capacity 480 Pers./h 
Tubes Single/Double 
Length of the Slide ( each) 76, 74 m / 256′ (feet) 
Drop Angle 50 Degrees 
Speed 51 km/h / 32 mph (miles per hour) 
Exit Dry-Out 
Exit Combination Available With 1 Black Hole 
Exit Combination Available With 2 Rafting Slide 
NLE Applicability Yes 
Flow Rate 1340 m3/h 
Space Required 50×20 m / 166′ x 66′ (feet) 
Adrenaline Index 5/5

POLIN was founded in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1976 and has become one of the leading companies in the design, manufacturing and installation of waterparks and waterslides.

With over 34 years experience and literally hundreds of projects to its name across the globe in the composites sector, Polin has gained unique business and technological expertise, manufacturing all of its fiberglass products according to the highest industry standards across three production plants covering 50, 000 sq m. Since it began, it has successfully completed more than 1, 500 projects of different sizes and complexity in 75 countries and has built strong and long-term relationships with its partners in 50 countries.

Polin has been a pioneer in the advancement and application of the Light RTM process in waterslide manufacturing. Since 2006, Polin has converted to Light RTM on over 90 per cent of its annual fiberglass production. The manufacturer also offers its unique Natural Light Effect technology and Special Pattern Effects technology in RTM and offers translucent RTM waterslides.

Polin is committed to providing the best quality product and service through investing in research and development and will continue to further expand its L-RTM line while introducing new signature rides and innovations in fiberglass production.

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