Vectorply Corporation

Noncrimp, stitched reinforcements in glass, carbon and aramid, for applications in wind power, marine, transportation, recreation, infrastructure and aerospace. Technical services include Vectorlam laminate design/analysis software and material properties database.

3400 South Railroad St.
Phenix City, AL 36867 US

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Product Categories of Vectorply Corporation

Materials
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • E-Glass
  • Fibers, organic
    • Aramid
    • Carbon, PAN-based
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Multiaxial
      • Aramid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • Basalt
      • Basalt, Multiaxal
      • Basalt, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon, Twill
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Multiaxial
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
      • E-Glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Multiaxial
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Multiaxial
      • Other, Plain-weave
      • Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Other services