Exit

Vectran® fiber has low creep and does well in hostile environments.

vectranyarnVectran® is a manufactured yarn spun from liquid crystal polymer. These fibers have high strength and modulus, and high resistance to moisture, chemicals, and extreme temperatures. An outstanding feature of this yarn is that it has very low creep; therefore, it excels in applications requiring minimal elongation.

Sample Vectran® applications:
  • Shoulder straps
  • Harness webbing
  • Chin straps
  • Helmet suspension
  • Binding tapes
  • Lap belts

Technical Data

Tenacity (g/denier) 23 - 27
Elongation at break (%) 3.3 - 3.7
Shrinkage at 177°C (%)
Melting point (°F) None, Chars above 400°C
In flame
After flame
Chemical resistance Hydrolytically stable. Resistant to organic solvents. Stable to acids (<90% conc.) Stable to bases (<30% conc.)
Specific gravity (g/cc) 1.4
Moisture regain (%) <0.1
Disclaimer: Values are only a guide. Actual values depend on manufacturer and exact type of yarn. Please contact our engineering team for specific values as they relate to your application.

BRM Finds Silver Lining in the National Pandemic Emergency

BRM Finds Silver Lining in the National Pandemic Emergency Bally Ribbon Mills has employed several innovative strategies to meet customer needs despite the many challenges that the pandemic has presented […]

Read More

What is limiting the widespread adoption of smart textiles?

What is limiting the widespread adoption of smart textiles?     For over two decades, the potential for smart textiles has excited the imagination — from wearables that integrate electronics […]

Read More

Need help finding
the right product?

Cut your research time in half by
downloading our Webbing 101 Guide.

Inside, we highlight topics such as:

  • Common Specifications: (Mil-Spec, PIA, & UL)
  • Fabrication Methods: (Braiding, Jacquard Loom, Shuttle Loom, etc.)
  • Weave Types: (Basket, Plain, Satin, Twill)

Additional Resources