Alcoa aluminum provides stronger, more
durable consumer electronics products. It can be formed, cut, joined, shaped and
can create products in a wide variety of looks and finishes. Aluminum enhances
function, user experience, and value in products. We’re also using aluminum as a
springboard for concept development and prototyping in the consumer electronics
market. Designers are exploring a stream of new techniques such as precision
die-casting for enclosures, casings, and structural components, and a constantly
expanding range of engineered and anodized surface treatments.
Aluminum components can make computers and
laptops thinner, lighter, and transfer heat more efficiently.
Designing mobile phones in aluminum
enables extensive product differentiation, pushing the boundaries of design and
making products recyclable.
Strong, lightweight aluminum can perform effectively in bezels, frames and backplanes for flat panel displays.
Aluminum in Flat Panel TVs [370 KB]
Strength and durability are a must for any
handheld device, especially for cameras. Aluminum achieves this along with
ability to add distinct surfaces and finishes.
Tablet PCs are known
for their sleek and simple designs. Aluminum finishes bring sophistication to
the design while adding strength and protection to the touch screen through
highly engineered aluminum frames.