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All About Cover Glass

Cover glass is a thin layer of material placed and bonded over a display panel, with a variety of uses. It comes in any number of standard see-through (optically clear) materials, such as glass, polycarbonate, plastic, plexiglass, or acrylic, each with a variety of benifits. Glass is standard for regular TFT LCD screens; AMOLED screens with flexibility may require a flexible plastic instead. Acrylic provides a more shatter-proof experience (but cannot be cleaned by isopropyl alcohol: it will attack the surface and dissolve the polymer chains of the acrylic plastics).

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