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The LG Chem Real Folding Window by LG Chem is as hard as glass but flexible

The LG Chem Real Folding Window was developed by the technology brand’s research arm. It is a new material that focuses on the future in folding technology. This material is flexible enough to be used as a screen cover, but tough enough to withstand the impact of plastic.

According to the application, the material can be folded and unfolded up to 200,000 times. Chang Do Ki, IT Materials Division Leader, spoke about the LG Chem Real Folding Window. He said that LG Chem has developed new technologies to allow for foldable displays by using its existing coating technologies and new materials technologies. LG Chem revealed that it has developed a cover window for foldable IT devices, called the ‘Real Folding Window’.

This covers uses specially-developed coating materials that make the surface as tough as glass and the parts that are folded as flexible as plastic. The new LG Chem coating technologies applied to the cover window will allow for greater flexibility than existing polyimide films or tempered glass-type materials. It also provides optimized solutions for foldable phones, such as improving chronic issues such as fold impressions at the screen’s connecting section.

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