About Cobra


Cobra was established in 1951, opening a factory in Krugersdorp that manufactured taps and plumbing fittings for the local market. The company was founded on the premise that business success would only follow the production and supply of consistently superior products and so the first cornerstone of its success Cobra's uncompromising commitment to quality was established. 

In South Africa Cobra forms part of the LIXIL Africa brand portfolio.


Each Cobra product is hand-finished and tested by an experienced artisan. Cobra views design as an art form and its products aren't merely manufactured, but rather carefully crafted to make a lasting impression. This craftsmanship, along with a dedication to quality and a strong design focus, have cemented Cobra's position as both an industry and brand leader. 


Cobra is a leader in water-control technology, research and development. With its unwavering commitment to quality and a continuous focus on global trends, Cobra has always brought the most cutting-edge products based on forward-thinking designs into the market.


Cobra produces one of the most comprehensive ranges of plumbing fittings in the world. Cobra products are consistently chosen for local residential and commercial projects, and its world-class standard means Cobra products have been used in high-profile projects in more than 36 countries around the world.


Cobra’s manufacturing facilities employ advanced water and air purification systems in its processes to ensure zero harm to the environment.

The company offers the “Water Saving Collection” – products that are both eco-friendly and stylish. These include sophisticated bathroom fittings, showerheads, toilet flush mechanisms, taps and mixers which all significantly reduce water consumption.


Cobra adheres to the most stringent global quality standards and has consistently achieved South Africa Bureau of Standards (SABS) certification for over 60 years. 

SANS Accreditations

  1. SANS1808_9&66 Cobra Demand and Metering Taps
  2. SANS1480 Cobra Single Lever Mixers
  3. SANS1067_1&2 Cobra Compression and Capillary
  4. SANS198 Cobra Control and Safety Valves