• Marketleader in no-man-entry robots
  • Game-changing cleaning method
  • ATEX zone 0 certified robots


Robot for cleaning aboveground oil tanks, oil sludge pits and hazardous substances in confined spaces in ATEX zone 0

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  • Operate within ATEX Zone 0 environments or Class I Div I (North American spec).
  • Suitable for 24''/600 mm manhole.
  • Designed for cleaning heavy crude oil tanks and product tanks.

The KOKS ADEX-robot is designed to operate within ATEX zone 0 environments. The ADEX-robot is intended for cleaning aboveground oil storage tanks, oil sludge pits and for cleaning hazardous substances in potential confined spaces. The ADEX-robot is utilized in combination with a standalone power pack (SAPP and SAPP Pro) or transportable ventilated cabin (TVC) together with a vacuum truck for removal and disposal of fluid and hazardous substances, such as liquids, sludge, fats, oils, fuels and chemicals. Especially developed for handling hazardous and contaminated substances, the robot is certified for ATEX (Ex) zone 0.


Do you have any questions about KOKS products or would you like to receive more information? If so, please contact the KOKS sales team via telephone number +31 (0) 72 540 66 99 or via e-mail request@koks.com.


The KOKS ADEX-robot enables its user to operate in confined spaces within ATEX zone 0. Commonly used for cleaning aboveground oil storage tanks and oil sludge pits, the advantages for health, safety and the environment, as well as an improvement of the cleaning quality, are undeniable.


The powerful patented, abrasive, magnetic tracks of the ADEX-ATEX certified robot enables this versatile system to move with ease through the contaminated tank. The ADEX is an ATEX zone 0 certified robot, which can be used together with both the SAPP and SAPP Pro as well as the TVC. In addition, the ADEX is available with different types of track plates and suction heads, making this robot very versatile and efficient. With the robot connected to a vacuum truck large quantities of fluid and solid substances can be processed in a short time and then transported in accordance with latest regulations. The user benefits from significant time savings and a huge reduction in cost.


The KOKS ADEX-robot can be delivered with different types of track plates and be equipped with various suction heads and tips which match your needs and/or (industrial) applications.


  • Reduction of cost.

  • Undeniable improvement for health, safety, environment and cleaning quality.

  • Easy control.

  • Versatile and efficient due to different track plates.

  • Heavy duty hydraulically operated arm, creating 2,000 Nm in any direction.

  • Versatile movements which enables the robot to move with ease through dense sludge.

  • Complete robot made of stainless steel AISI 316 grade; material no. 1.4401.

  • Built according to the latest environmental and safety standards.

  • Can be controlled interchangeably with the SAPP, SAPP Pro and TVC (same connections).

  • Greater operational efficiency.

  • Able to work continuously, 24/7.

Designed and certified for:

  • operation in ATEX zone 0, 1G, IIB, T4.
  • international protection class IP66.


stainless steel AISI 316 grade; material no. 1.4401.
ATEX zone 0.
Max. range
100 m.
Traction force
3,000 N, measured on Fe plate, thickness 10 mm, covered in oil.
Speed in ATEX zone 0
0.23 m/sec – 14 m/min.
Submersible depth
250 mm.
Ambient temperature
-10°C to 50°C.
84 pieces, fully rubberized track plates (antistatic NBR rubber).
Arm motion
35° in any direction.
Arm force
2,000 Nm.

Dimensions robot

approx. 1,800 mm.
approx. 545 mm.
approx. 400 mm.
Height with elevated cameras
approx. 1,130 mm.
24”/600 mm.
approx. 450 kg.


image transfer system.
ATEX zone 0.
520 lines, analog.
integrated LED lighting, max. 235 lux.

Standard version

  • ATEX zone 0 certified.
  • Fully rubberized track plates.
  • 3 cameras with lights mounted on the robot (hydraulically liftable). 
  • Fluidizing suction head with 4” camlock connection, incl. suction tip, model bikini.
  • Hydraulic quick coupling.

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We will be more than willing to tell you why lots of professionals worldwide trust KOKS Robotics and the KOKS robots and systems.


You can contact us by calling +31 (0)72 540 66 99, by emailing info@koks.com or by filling in the contact form via the link below.


On working days we are available between 07.30 and 17.00 and we are happy to be of service.

Why KOKS Robotics?

KOKS Robotics is market leader and manufacturer of advanced no-man entry tank maintenance robots and systems for ATEX zone 0.


KOKS Robotics is part of the Dutch company KOKS Group, an international manufacturer and supplier of vacuum trucks and heavy industrial cleaning equipment. KOKS was founded in 1989 and has since grown into a dynamic company that operates globally and consists of specialised subsidiaries in the Netherlands, USA, Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia and Slovakia, and participations in rental organizations in the Netherlands and United Kingdom.


We believe that no-man entry cleaning will become an industrial standard in the near future. Our robotic solutions along with our vacuum trucks will make it easier for the users to have one point of contact for all needed equipment to fulfil their tank cleaning job in an efficient, timely, environmentally friendly but above all a safely manner.