A pioneer in lighter, stronger smartphone technology

Alcoa’s Power Plate™ is an innovative, aerospace-grade aluminium alloy that is stronger and harder, perfect for a variety of uses, including in smartphones.

The Power Plate™ alloy is stronger and lighter than other smartphone materials, enabling smartphone producers to create thinner, corrosion-resistant and more lightweight products.

The market for smartphones with metal frames is growing rapidly. Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is the first in the range to use an aluminium frame.

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