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Samsung Galaxy Note 7: A fiery phone story with a good ending!

Posted on February 6th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

There are few people left in the world who have not heard of the saga of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.  The device debuted to raving reviews in August 2016, but was recalled and its manufacturing ceased on October 10, 2016. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 7: A fiery phone story with a good ending!” »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 – chemicals and materials now on fire!

Posted on October 18th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

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Burnt Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/samsung-galaxy-note-7-us-government-airline-flights-banned-rules-safety-explosions-a7365341.html)

In October 2016 the auto-ignition and explosion of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smart phones came to a head.  The Korean company walked away from the Note 7 at the cost of billions of dollars, but well worth preservation of the long-term reputation of Samsung Corp.  Here is a brief recount of the story. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 7 – chemicals and materials now on fire!” »