Tekmar Vertebrae Bend Restrictors (VBR) are lightweight dynamic components designed to limit the bend radius of the subsea cable or umbilical by mechanical means during both installation and service life. The standard design consists of two half shells secured together via bolted fasteners. 


  • Comprises of 2 identical half shell mouldings
  • Lock-out prevents over bending
  • Subsea protection against physical damage
  • Designed according to API 17L1
  • Mercury Free design

Track Record

  • Project 1
  • Project 2

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