Apple once again rumored to be eyeing carbon fiber
Bodyguardz’ faux carbon fiber skin for the iPad 2.
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Apple is once again rumored to be looking into carbon fiber as a material for use in a future product. Citing a source within a Japanese company that produces carbon fiber, Japanese Apple blog Macotakara today says Apple has ordered up “large” samples of the product.
The outlet didn’t into specifics about where that carbon fiber might be headed, short of noting that Apple has filed for patents that make mention of carbon fiber, and is on the lookout for a senior engineer to work on carbon in Japan.
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