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Originally Posted by melgross View Post

The tests that Corning does to show off gorilla glass, and now sapphire, doesn't duplicate what happens in real world cracked screens. Those are not slowly bent, but are rapidly brought against a hard surface, usually at a corner. I haven't seen Corning do a test like that. I imagine that Apple has tested this to the point that they are satisfied. Why else would they have invested $578 million with GT, plus taken out patents on its manufacture and use?

 

It's hard to trust tests, because they may say more about the manufacturing process than they do about the material.

 

Certain characteristics should be quite easily predicted on paper through basic chemistry. If you know the molecular structure, and how certain molecules behave, you can predict with reasonable accuracy how the material will be affected by various influences. If the tests don't bear out the predictions, it's probably a sign that they're "not using it right."

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