Ipad Screen Composition

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Len S. Fine, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. Len S. Fine

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    Does anyone know exactly what Ipad's Screen is made up of?
    I read somewhere that its a kind of Aluminum Silicate?
    Some say its not Gorilla Glass from Corning Ware and some say yes.
     
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    Durable glass ? I didn't read any article that Apple says its gorilla glass nor Corning ware...


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    Modern Gorilla Glass was developed by Corning at the request of Apple who went on to use it in the iPhone. Modern iphones use ion strengthened glass but I'm not sure it's still the Gorilla Glass made by Corning or a similar product from another manufacturer.
     
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    Well, by the 'iPad's Screen' do you mean simply the surface or the entire screen which consists of three layers: 1) Surface glass; 2) Touch screen; and 3) LCD - I just purchased a new iPad Air 2 and part of the 'thinness' of the device is contributed to the 'fusion' of these three components (see attached pic from HERE).

    Of course, the specifics of this now component 'layer' is proprietary, i.e. do you work for Apple? But the glass layer is certainly based on 'Gorilla Glass' by Corning - see quote below (Source); now is the glass produced only by Corning and/or other manufacturers? Don't know - BUT, after using the iPad 2 for nearly 4 years, I'm glad to own the newest iPad product - Dave :)

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  5. Len S. Fine

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    Thank you -- Very informative and helpful!
     

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