Advances in manufacturing techniques make it possible to mold beautiful mobile phones surfaces with a myriad of design choices.
Jabil engineers have developed new manufacturing techniques that can produce beautiful, high resolution images in mobile phone molds. Digital printing is the reproduction of digital images on a mobile device surfaces. New lamination processes provide stronger bonding than glue.
Overmolding manufacturing techniques allow engineers to combine synthetic materials at the surface layer to give mobile phone molds a textured appearance like leather and fabric. With wood overmolding the surface can be etched with lasers to create a decorative design and new coating techniques protect the wood from humidity and chemical corrosion.
These new surfaces are durable, easy to clean and scratch resistant. The new lamination and molding processes help to keep dust, air, moisture and chemicals out of the mobile phone making it less prone to having usability issues.
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