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How Gorilla Glass Is Made

The secret behind the durable smartphone surface

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While it may seem low-tech, glass is arguably one of the most technologically advanced components on your smartphone. Corning’s Gorilla Glass is considered the industry standard for thin, touch-sensitive glass—and it’s produced to be able to take some serious punishment. Their secret is a complicated process involving high temperatures, robots, and a molten salt bath.

Read Jonathan Strickland’s piece on Gorilla Glass here