Gorilla Glass - material that is not afraid of scratches. With it the owners of Android devices ensure reliable use of the display for many years. The technology is only 5 years old. According to popular rumor, the smartphone was placed in a pocket, in which lay the keys. Iron object caused irreparable damage the screen, but after replacing Gorilla Glass display this unpleasant effect disappeared.
Today's smartphones screens are not afraid the metal objects, but the Gorilla Glass has one unbeaten enemy - usual sand, leaving marks on the displays of mobile devices.
At the beginning of year there was an updated version of the technology with index 2.0. Screen has become thinner and retained its strength. In the same year, Corning and Samsung announced jointly developed by Lotus Glass - a new material with improved resistance to thermal stress, the increased response of the screen and the reduced strain devices. Different materials that Gorilla Glass is a cover, and Lotus Glass - substrate for displays.
The high hardness of Gorilla Glass is achieved by chemical treatment of glass, in which it is placed in a solution of potassium at 400°C. After cooling, the layer is created on the surface of high-strength material.
The coating thickness is between 0.5 and 2 mm and can withstand 0.5 kg weight. Therefore play on devices with Gorilla Glass can be long and even stress-depression, which are necessary in "Tower Defense" will not deliver him any harm. You have to defend your center, defend the colony and punish aggressive aliens. This will require the destruction of all possible means to obtain and use of which will have to work with a pretty display. But you can do this is easy - the passions and multiple touch will not spoil the Gorilla Glass.