VECTRAN


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VECTRAN

(language)
Fortran with array extensions.

["The VECTRAN Language: An Experimental Language for Vector/Matrix Array Processing", Report G320- 3334, IBM, Aug 1975].
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Some assumed that it could be part of the rover's cotton insulation or a Vectran cover. 
Composite materials have been reinforced with different fibre types such as carbon fibres, Kevlar fibres, Vectran fibres, glass fibres, and polyethylene fibres.
Functional Composite Layer Total layer of thin flexible numbers thickness wall (from material (mm) outer wall to inner wall) Thermal Al: Kapton 1 protection laminated film layer Al: Mylar 20 0.45 laminated film Al: Kapton 1 laminated film Space debris Nextel fiber 2 1 and meteoroid protection Polyurethane 1 75 shielding foam Restraint Kevlar fabric 1 4 layer Redundant Vectran fiber 1 3.0 bladder layer Internal layer Vectran fabric 11 1.5 Table 2: Average values of each nodal displacement of 9 design schemes.
To take what the backcountry throws at it, the Forager is made of 400-denier Vectran fabric for durability.
Understanding the static and dynamic forces that will be applied allow the incorporation of features and components such as Vectran braids and cords for tensile strength in light weight and more flexible applications and Contra Helical steel wire armouring packages where significantly higher mechanical forces will be experienced.
There is no internal structure in the Airlander--it maintains its shape due to the pressure stabilisation of the helium inside the hull, and the smart and strong Vectran material of which it is made.
The hull is filled with inert helium and is made from a composite of Kevlar, Mylar, and Vectran. The aircraft has four propellers and is powered by four diesel-powered, turbocharged V8 engines.
The company develops, produces and markets a full line of flexible reinforcements using high performance fibers like aramid, polyester, Vectran LCP and fiberglass.
Other commonly used high-strength cable materials all have a two to four times lower modulus of elasticity than steel, e.g., Vectran (52-103 GPa), Aramid (70-110 GPa), and Spectra/Dyneema (120 GPa).
Modern synthetic marine ropes come in a variety of materials: nylon, polyester, polypropylene, UHMWPE (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene--such as Dyneema and Spectra) and aramids (which typically include Kevlar, Technora, Vectran and others).
The plug consists of three layers--a thick webbing made of a liquid-crystal polymer fiber called Vectran, a non-webbed Vectran and polyurethane.
Thin strands of Vectran have been embedded into the design to help distribute the load evenly and eliminate the need for bulky foam padding