Defensas de Muelle
The purpose of a marine fender system is to absorb the energy of a berthing ship. When considering the addition or replacement of marine fenders, it is important to consider all factors that make up the total energy package, including vessel weight (displacement tonnage), berthing velocity, angle of approach and dock design.
Cylindrical FendersNormally used when flexible mounting is desired. Usually suspented from chain for easy installation.
Normally used where rigid mounting is desired and/or load imparted to dock structure must be kept low.
Used in applications where greater energy absorption is required due to the structure and/or vessel being unable to withstand large reaction loads.
May be used for solid mounting or for complete coverage on tugs and barges.