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A workout for your glass—Nanoparticle coating makes glass stronger, boosts impact resistance

By April Gocha / May 11, 2018

A company called MetaShield has developed a simple, spray-on, nanoparticle-based coating—and now independent laboratory testing verifies that the coating significantly enhances the impact resistance of glass.

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‘An iPhone formed from glass’—New slate of Apple smartphones feature glass front and back faces

By April Gocha / September 15, 2017

By now, you’ve probably heard that the rumors are true—Apple’s newest iPhones have shed their aluminum skins for an “all-glass design” instead, complete with front and back glass surfaces.

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Continuing the trend: Essential Phone joins list of smartphones featuring ceramic exteriors

By April Gocha / June 5, 2017

The trend of incorporating ceramic materials into smartphone exteriors seems to be continuing, at least for now—Essential’s new Phone is about to enter the market with a titanium, Gorilla Glass, and ceramic exterior.

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Apple’s investment in Corning is investment in US manufacturing

By Faye Oney / May 26, 2017

Apple’s latest announcement of its $200 million investment in Corning’s Harrodsburg, Ky., manufacturing facility appears to solidify a partnership it has had with Corning since 2007. The Kentucky facility makes screens for the iPhone with Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

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Automotive glass gets lighter and tougher with Gorilla Glass, plus more inside May ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / April 20, 2017

The May 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about Gorilla Glass automotive windshields, 3-D-printed polymer-derived CMCs, a composite-like semiconductor crystal, and dynamics of glass relaxation—is now available online.

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Gorilla Glass goes fast: Automotive version of Corning’s strengthened glass goes in new Ford GT

By April Gocha / January 7, 2016

The sleek Ford GT supercar is shedding pounds as the first production vehicle to incorporate a windshield of thin-yet-strong Corning Gorilla Glass.

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Video: With ceramics, all things are possible—including the new Apple iPhone 6

By April Gocha / September 18, 2014

A video from the American Chemical Society Reactions series explains some of the components inside smartphones—including how ceramics help make all that sweet technology possible.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / March 19, 2014

Corning Incorporated announced that it will transfer the production of Corning Gorilla Glass from its manufacturing facility in Shizuoka, Japan to its facility in Asan, Korea. Corning expects to complete this transfer and to close the east side of its Shizuoka facility by June of 2015. When Corning announced its strategic agreements with Samsung Display Co.,…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / March 7, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / June 28, 2013

GE cuts costs, boosts jet efficiency with ceramic parts (Wall St Cheat Sheet) In an attempt to reduce maintenance and fuel costs, General Electric is investing in production of ceramic-based parts for its jet engine business. Small-scale production of one part will begin as early as next year in GE Aviation’s planned Asheville, N.C. factory.…

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