Ford got a heavy-duty glass

Ford got a heavy-duty glass


The company Corning, which is known as the Creator of one of the strongest glasses for smartphones Gorilla Glass, created for the windshield of a pickup truck Ford F-150.

The car is one of the best selling models in the U.S., with most buyers use it as a working machine. Due to the fact that pickup trucks often operate off-road, the windshield almost instantly covered with chips and sometimes cracks.

Corning has decided to help the owners of pickups and created a replacement glass from your heavy-duty Gorilla Glass. It is made at a temperature of over 1000 degrees Celsius, and then subjected to chemical treatment. Thanks to this technology, the output is glass, which is 80 percent less prone to damage.


Buy glass on the site Hyperfomance, and the company promises a two-year warranty against damage. This glass is $ 900. The factory glass will cost cheaper almost twice, but the life he will be much less, especially when operating off-road.

Windshield, Gorilla Glasses can already be installed on the Jeep Wrangler – the opportunity provided by the company Mopar. Is tempered glass, as in the case with the F-150, twice more expensive than usual – $ 550. And the GT supercar from Ford from the factory equipped with a heavy-duty glass.

Ordered would imagine this option?

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