An Engineer in Wonderland – Gorilla Glass
What amazing stuff.
Gorilla Glass is Corning’s answer to broken and scratched displays.
It is a flexible glass that is vastly less crackable than more conventional display glasses.
Take a look at this demonstration over on Gizmodo
According to Corning, it is an alkali-aluminosilicate thin-sheet glass rather than soda-lime glass.
On the subject of Corning, A few years ago I spent a wonderful few hours at Corning’s glass museum in New York state.
As a techie, it is one of the best museums I have ever been to, with plenty of how-we-do-this information and terrific exhibits.
It even credits Pilkington, with its float glass process, for beating Corning in the race for perfect window glass.
However, the too-expensive process Corning developed for window glass, was developed into the valuable process it uses for display glass.
Should you feel the need, respond below.
No email addresses are collected for marketing purposes from responses to this blog. I will keep it that way for as long as possible.Tags: Alice, Engineer in Wonderland, Gorilla Glass