NPR Story
10:03 am
Fri October 12, 2012

The Secret To Making Ultrastrong 'Gorilla Glass'

Originally published on Fri October 12, 2012 11:45 am

Corning's Gorilla Glass isn't totally unbreakable, as anyone who's dropped a smartphone knows. But it's twice as durable as regular glass--at half the thickness. How do they do it? Dave Velasquez, director of marketing and commercial operations for Gorilla Glass, talks about the innovations that make this ultrastrong, ultralight glass possible.