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Engineering Thermoplastics Expand Design Freedom in Consumer Electronics
6/2/2014

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Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi Inc. selected three SABIC materials for developing the frame for its Mi2A smartphone: two THERMOCOMP compounds that helped integrate the antenna with the frame and LEXAN EXL resin that enabled a variety of rich color options.   (Source: Xiaomi)
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi Inc. selected three SABIC materials for developing the frame for its Mi2A smartphone: two THERMOCOMP compounds that helped integrate the antenna with the frame and LEXAN EXL resin that enabled a variety of rich color options.
(Source: Xiaomi)

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Greg M. Jung
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Laser Direct Structuring
Greg M. Jung   6/29/2014 11:44:33 PM
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Good discussion on how engineering thermoplastics are used for laser direct structuring (LDS).  Was not aware of this technique and how important it is in the design of compact cell phones.

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