Non-Newtonian Material Can Save Your iPhone


(Via Engadget)

UK based Tech 21 have teamed up with d3o, manufacturer of the non-Newtonian material (you’re probably used to seeing it in orange) to make the iBand–a slim line protective band that fits snugly around the new 3G iPhone. The 3do material remains flexible until an impact “shock locks” the molecules together, absorbing the energy. Introduced a few years ago, this material has been very popular in sporting goods applications (like snowboarding pants, biking pads and other goodies… The team at Tech 21 show off their product to the folks at


1 Response to “Non-Newtonian Material Can Save Your iPhone”

  1. 1 amr badr May 22, 2011 at 7:06 am

    That’s awesomeeeeeeeeeee !!!

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