Gorilla Glass: How Coring Changed The Game


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Corning's Gorilla Glass chemically strengthened glass, now in its sixth generation. It is manufactured in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, US, Asan, Korea, and Taiwan.

Corning experimented with chemically strengthened glass in 1960, as part of a 'Project Muscle' initiative. The product was initially in the 1990s it was used in commercial and industrial applications, including automotive, aviation and for pharmaceutical uses.

It was notably used in approximately one hundred 1968 Dodge Dart and Plymouth Barracuda racing cars. Started commercialization from 2005, currently corning produce its generation 6 gorilla glass.

Ford Motor announced that it would use corning's glass for the front and rear windshields on Ford GT sports car beginning in 2016. Reports suggest that in 2017 Corning had 47.6% of the glass market share.

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