Vectran™ − for the most demanding applications

Vectran™ is Kuraray’s high-performance multifilament yarn spun from liquid crystal polymer. The fibre is five times stronger than steel and offers a unique combination of outstanding properties. It is the fibre of choice where others fail to meet performance requirements. Vectran™ is used in a wide range of applications. 

  • Ultra high strength
  • Ultra high modulus
  • Low elongation
  • Very low creep
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Excellent flex fatigue
  • Cut/slash resistance
  • Vibration damping
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Chemical resistance
  • Dimensional stability
  • Impact resistance

  • Ropes and cables
  • Lines and tethers
  • Aerospace industry
  • Protective gloves and clothing 
  • Medical applications
  • Industrial fabrics 
  • Inflatable fabrics
  • Geotextiles
  • Military goods
  • Sailcloth
  • Sporting goods

Contact Kuraray

For more information on Vectran™, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Telephone: +49 69 305 35 861
Fax: +49 69 305 35 661
IndustrialFibers(at)kuraray.com