Creep and Stress Relaxation

As a critical design component in material applications that need long-term dimensional stability, Vectran performance is superior to competitive materials. These characteristics are important in applications like sailcloth, halyards, bowstring, marine cables, and robotic tendons.

Creep rupture

Creep Rupture

Creep behavior at ambient temperature (30% of break load)

Creep Behavior

Stress relaxation (13 mm DIA wirelay rope)

Stress Relaxation