Samsung forms a carbon fiber composites joint venture, we yearn for lighter, tougher mobiles

Samsung forms a carbon fiber composites joint venture, we yearn for lighter, tougher mobiles
Woot, there's a new Samsung SGL Carbon Composite Material joint venture in town and it's made by Samsung's Petrochemical department getting cosying up to SGL Group, which just happens to specialize in graphite and carbon-fiber composites.

There's a nice chance this is going to pave the way for lighter and more durable mobile devices from Samsung, so we are all ears what will be the next steps for the JV, where each company has half of the shares. Of course, Samsung is involved in numerous other businesses, like shipbuilding and construction, which can benefit, but these composites can have multiple applications across Samsung's product spectrum. As SGL puts it:


Samsung Petrochemical's boss also chimed in:

 

source: SGLGroup via AndroidBeat

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