Vectran ® is a high-performance multifilament yarn spun from liquid crystal polymer (LCP) produced by Kururay in Japan. Vectran ® is currently the only melt spun LCP fiber in the world that is commercially available. The unique combination of characteristics of Vectran ® fibers make it superior to many other materials and enable it to perform under conditions in which other materials fail.
The excellent properties that Vectran ® exhibits make it one of the leading fibers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, military, ropes and cables, safety materials, high-pressure inflatables, protective apparel, sail and sports clothing, electronic circuit boards, as well as the recreation and leisure industry.
The unique characteristics of Vectran® are the perfect combination for use in mooring ropes and in the thoughest environments. Click here to learn more about our fibers in mooring ropes.
Vectran ® is another fiber that is able to enhance the protection of textiles in various fields of applications. If you want to find out how and why our fibers are so valuable for protective clothing, click here.
Vectran ® is used in a variety of tires with the ultimate goal of reinforcing the tire and improving its characteristics. Click here and find out more about the use of our fibers in tires.