Patent filing confirms Apple exploring carbon fiber enclosures for Macs, future products

“A new patent filing discovered by AppleInsider provides some of the first public evidence that Apple is indeed exploring carbon fiber-like enclosures for future product designs, corroborating an earlier report on the matter,” Sam Oliver reports for AppleInsider.

“In the 9-page filing published for the first time this week, the Mac maker explains that carbon fiber reinforced plastic, also referred to as carbon fiber composites, provide a very strong, lightweight material for forming housings for electronic devices and portable computers,” Oliver reports.

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