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Truth About Gorilla Glass – Drops, Tests, Composition – XDA Developer TV
On today’s XDA Developer TV, Mad Scientist Erica presents a short documentary video on Gorilla Glass, and scratch resistant glass in general. With some sample scratch resistant glass products from Spigen, Erica shows us the strengths and weaknesses of this product.
In this video, Erica talks what scratch resistant glass is, how it is made, and the science behind it. She also talks about some common misconceptions of scratch resistant glass. Finally, Erica engages in some real world scratch and drop tests. So check out this video and learn some important information about scratch resistant glass.
Erica’s Research and Information Links:
- Oleophobic Glass Substrates
- Corning Museum Tempering (thermal and chemical)
- Compression Layers of Thermal and Chemical Tempering
- All Corning’s used literature in Erica’s studies
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