Product design continues to drive the consumer electronics industry. More than half of the top 10 smartphone manufacturers already market devices that incorporate cover glass with subtle curves, and the demand for even more-dramatic form factors is increasing. Corning s 3D-forming technology meets this demand and expands the design possibilities for industrial designers.
The relationship with GTOC allows Corning to provide a one-roof solution. We can now take Gorilla Glass all the way from flat sheet to a finished 3D-shaped product in
Corning s 3D-forming technology can achieve precise tolerances and high throughput on a platform that is more economical than alternative two-mold forming methods. This technology uses Gorilla Glass of uniform thickness, assisting designers to introduce thinner and lighter devices and leverage the emergence of conformable displays for mobile and wearable applications.
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