Apple Renews Its Rights To Liquidmetal Technologies’ Metal Alloys

liquidmetalApple has been interested in Liquidmetal Technologies advanced metal alloys for consumer electronics purposes and in 2010 Apple had signed an exclusive agreement with the company to provide Apple the rights to use its advanced metal alloys. Liquidmetal’s amorphous metal alloys or bulk metallic glasses possess a number of distinctive properties, like high strength, corrosion resistance despite being relatively light and the ability to be cast in various forms. These unique properties make Apple interested in using it for home buttons, touch sensors and tamper-resistant screws. Read More