W Type Rubber Fender is an improvisation of the Arch and Flat Top Arch Fender. There are two types of this fender, two leg W rubber fender and three leg W rubber fender. As these fender has wider face, compare with both Arch Rubber Fenders, the hull pressure is relatively low and have more deflection and better energy / reaction ratio.
It’s suitable for application on bow and stern of tugs, work boats and icebreakers. With two flexible legs, it's easy to install the W fender with a large or small radius by means of guide rods.
Characteristics of W Rubber Fender
. Simple one-piece design
. Excellent shear performance
. Easy to install
. Maintenance free