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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Composite fendering piles fit the bill
Composites replace wood in New Jersey marine fender project.

Don Massey Vectorply

Vectorply celebrates 25 years, opens facility expansion
The Alabama-based manufacturer of high-performance non-crimp fabrics has added 53,000 sq ft with its new Advanced Composite Reinforcement Center.

Composites enable portability in driving simulator
FRP design enables portable, light-tight, enclosure with an image-projection-grade inner surface.

CAMX 2016 preview: Vectorply
Vectorply Corp. (Phenix City, AL, US) is featuring its VectorUltra line of carbon multiaxial fabrics.

Suppliers team to amp Viking 80C performance
Thanks to a coordinated effort with its fabric, core and panel suppliers, Viking Yachts was able to introduce carbon fiber cost-effectively, shaving weight and boosting speed in its new 24m-long 80C model.

Thermoplastic honeycomb cores: Tough insulated sandwiches
Foam-filled nylon/polyester fabric yields sandwich panel cores with excellent mechanicals, durability, thermal insulation.

Carbon fiber quadraxial fabric
Vectorply's new C-4QX 9400 is an all-standard modulus carbon fiber quasi-isotropic reinforcement for tooling, panel and thick-section composites.

Composite stars brighten the holidays
Light, durable design pleases eyes and budget.

How have composite bridges measured up?
The latest US highway bill includes a provision to assess performance of composite bridges built years ago, bridges that CW wrote about.

Report from IBEX 2015
As always, IBEX supplied new products, processes and education, not only to boatbuilders, but to the composites industry overall.

Super "skinny" water skiff
Hell’s Bay Boatworks’ (Titusville, FL, US) latest design for a sportfishing customer does an unprecedented job of shaving weight and boosting toughness of flatboats for shallow-water operation.

CAMX 2015 preview: Vectorply
Vectorply Corp. (Phenix City, AL, US) is introducing at CAMX VectorLam Cirrus 2.0, the latest edition of Vectorply’s proprietary laminate analysis software.

Composites lighten driving simulator dome
A first for its codevelopers, Pagnotta Engineering Inc. (PEI, Exton, PA, US) and JRL Ventures (Cape Coral, FL, US), this low-mass enclosure spawned a new product venture for the pair in research-oriented driving simulation systems.

Vectorply promotes Mike Ditzler to field engineer
Ditzler will work with customers to optimize workflow from initial audits, part and laminate design to material selection and processing.

GFRP enables first grid-connected U.S. floating wind turbine
Composite tower on 1:8-scale system reduces hull size/weight and helps mitigate the overall cost of electric power generation.

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Vectorply expands carbon fiber multiaxial capacity
Vectorply's new LIba Max 5 knitting machine will be used to manufacture multiaxial, spread-tow carbon fiber reinforcements.

Sportfishing yacht: Infusion optimized
This well-loved deepsea fishing brand has moved from Miami to a new facility, and to a state-of-the-art resin-infused laminate for its Bertram 64.

High-Performance Composites for Aircraft Interiors conference review
Colocated with Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, CompositesWorld’s HPC4ACI event focused on new material and processing trends that could drive more composites inside the aircraft.

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Bus station pavilion: A marriage of design and manufacture
Architectural design studio and boatbuilder cooperate to make this passenger terminal "first" a first-class showpiece.

IBEX 2013 Show Review
Evidence of a marine industry rebound and a trend toward supplier M&A as the world’s largest boatbuilding trade show looks ahead to smoother sailing … and Tampa.

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