W fenders are designed for use in extreme conditions to absorb excessive shocks. This type of fender is suitable on the bow and stern of tugs, workboats and icebreakers. The grooves on the top of the fender provide extra grip and low pressure.
W - Fenders are made for the most extreme operating conditions. the W-Fender is one of the most successful fenders for tugs in the world today. It has a unique 'open bore' design which makes installation very simple. The flexible legs allow W-Fenders to be curved around most hull shapes.