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EAGLE XG® Slim Glass Substrates

IMS Green Displays

Bob Quinn
Manager, End Market Intelligence
Corning Display Technologies
Agenda
• Corning committed to environmental responsibility
• How thin are EAGLE XG® Slim glass substrates
• EAGLE XG Slim glass advantages
– Environmentally friendly
– Customer benefits

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Corning is committed to operating in an
environmentally responsible manner
Product Life Cycle

Design Raw Materials Production Use End of Life

Green Reducing Reusing or Energy Increased


technologies number of recycling waste efficiency of recyclability
and materials potentially materials LCDs
in our harmful
research, components Reducing water
going into and energy
development,
products and usage
and manufacturing
engineering Reducing air
processes emissions

Striving to meet or exceed all applicable laws, regulations and company standards

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… which informs our product development choices

We invest approximately 10% of


our sales in R&D

• Greener products are a significant part of


our product portfolio:
Product Benefit
Photovoltaics Harness solar power

Automotive filters Reduce emissions

Optical fiber Use less electricity than copper


Arsenic and heavy Reduce the amount of heavy metals
metal-free glass put into environment

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Agenda
• Corning committed to environmental responsibility
• How thin are EAGLE XG® Slim glass substrates
• EAGLE XG Slim glass advantages
– Environmentally friendly
– Customer benefits

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Corning’s leadership and proven portfolio of innovative
products have helped drive the growth of the flat-panel industry

Corning Corning ®
1737 1737G EAGLE2000®

Gen 3 Gen 4 Gen 5 Gen 6 Gen 7 Gen 8 Gen 10

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

0.7 mm
thickness

0.5 mm and 0.4 mm


thickness

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How thin are Corning glass substrates?

1.19 mm 0.7 mm 0.5 mm 0.4 mm 0.3 mm 0.1 mm


Thickness of a Roughly the Roughly the Roughly the Roughly the Roughly the
standard U.S. thickness of a thickness of a thickness of thickness of a thickness of
Dime credit card bed sheet denim fabric business card a sheet of
copy paper

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Corning’ s proprietary fusion process is uniquely
suited to creating thin glass of pristine surface quality
• We are far from the theoretical
limits of how thin the glass can go
– Supporting known and potential
display applications

• Fusion offers potential to produce


thin glass at larger gen sizes
while maintaining precise glass
attributes

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Agenda
• Corning committed to environmental responsibility
• How thin are EAGLE XG® Slim glass substrates
• EAGLE XG Slim glass advantages
– Environmentally friendly
– Customer benefits

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In Display, our environmentally friendly glass
substrates meet market and customer needs

Market Trend Enabling Technology Environmental Impact Customer Benefit

LCD penetration EAGLE XG® Arsenic free RoHS compliant

Complexity reduction
Thinner panels
CO2 reduction
Better touch finish
Thin products EAGLE XG® Eliminates acid etching Damage resistance
Slim
UV reduction
Flat substrate

LED edge light EAGLE XG Slim Low power products Mura reduction

Higher brightness,
3D TV EAGLE XG Slim Low power products
Increased viewing angle

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EAGLE XG® glass was developed as a future-proof
substrate with no added heavy metals

Environmentally
Friendly Composition

No Heavy Metals Added

Arsenic (As2O3) Antimony (Sb2O3) Barium (BaO)

Same low CTE advantage •Enables higher resolution


Same low density advantage •Enables lower weight displays
•Delivers lower sag in customer process
Same fusion manufacturing process •Offers pristine surface
Same material advantages • Is alkali-free
• Is colorant-free
–Low reflective loss
–Good UV transmission

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Positive impact of EAGLE XG® glass substrates
If all LCDs between 2009 and 2012 were made with EAGLE XG glass
substrates instead of conventional LCD glass, display makers would avoid
using 19,000 metric tons of heavy metals.

As2O3 Sb2O3

3,000
Glass
0.005% 0.005%
Substrate

Max ppm of
>
glass
content in 50 ppm 50 ppm
32”+ LCD
TVs
That’s enough potentially hazardous material
to fill over 3,000 standard dump trucks
Source: Corning Analysis

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EAGLE XG® Slim substrates help reduce CO2
emissions in glass manufacturing and transportation
Assuming a 2011 glass market size of about
3.5 billion square feet:

Moving from 0.7 mm to 0.5 mm input Moving from 0.7 mm to 0.5 mm


glass reduces the amount of CO2 by eliminates
1,500,000 kg 30%
of the CO2 produced in the total
(equivalent to a small power plant) transportation of glass

Moving from 0.5 mm to 0.3 mm For the LCD TV market in North


input glass reduces America this would represent about a
1,000,000 kg 6,000,000 kg
of CO2 CO2 annual savings

Source: Corning Analysis

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Agenda
• Corning committed to environmental responsibility
• How thin are EAGLE XG® Slim glass substrates
• EAGLE XG Slim glass advantages
– Environmentally friendly
– Customer benefits

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The Future is Thin!
End market pull for thin and light panels keeps growing
• Thin LCD panels bring benefits to the
LCD makers
– Enables devices that are more portable,
stylish, and versatile

– Equate to fewer packaging materials and


less transportation waste, which benefit
the environment

– Offers brand differentiation from


conventional products
• Higher volume
• Higher price

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EAGLE XG® Slim substrates help our customers produce
thinner TV modules and capture premium market opportunity
LCD TV Thickness Trend
160 40%

Glass % of Module Thickness


Module Structure 10%
120 30%

Thickness (mm)
down
80 20%
CF

Module
40 10%
thickness TFT
Backlight 0 0%
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Set Module
Glass(0.7t)/Module Glass(0.5t)/Module

•As TV panel thickness decreases, glass percentage of panel thickness


increases significantly
•When module thickness decreases to 3.9 mm, 0.5t glass can reduce the
module thickness by 10% compared to 0.7t glass
Source: Corning Analysis

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EAGLE XG® Slim enables customers to reduce weight
and thickness of NB applications, increasing portability
Panel Weight Impact from Glass
NB Thickness Trend
350
310
Ultra
Normal Slim slim
300 279

250 221
Module 224

Panel Wt (g)
201
thickness 5.2 3.6 2.8 200 194 177
(mm) 175 160
7% 150 164 139 128 17.1”
% of glass down 147
(0.5t x 2)
19% 28% 36% 100 117
111 15.6”
94 13.3”
50
12.1”
% of glass
(0.4t x 2)
15% 22% 29% 0
0.7t 0.63t 0.5t 0.4t
Glass Thickness (mm)

•When module thickness decreases to 2.8 mm, 0.4t glass can reduce
the module thickness by 7% compared to 0.5t glass
•Glass weight savings of ~20% from 0.5t glass to 0.4t glass

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For portable applications, EAGLE XG® Slim substrates can
help customers simplify their processes and reduce or
eliminate thinning

Input 0.5t 0.4t Input 0.5t 0.4t

Thinning No Thinning Thinning


$ Thinning $$ $

Output 0.4t 0.4t Output 0.3t 0.3t

As end products go thinner and thinner, EAGLE XG Slim substrates provide


cost savings and environmental benefits by eliminating or reducing the
thinning process for portable applications

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EAGLE XG® Slim substrates offer superior attributes
that help meet industry needs

EAGLE XG Slim substrates:


•Offer superior resistance to surface damage
compared to thicker glass substrates and other
compositions
– Inherent to the composition of the glass

•Help reduce UV exposure time, which leads to


UV lamp life time extension and cost reduction
– Thinner glass has higher UV transmission

• Help reduce visible mura and edge-light mura


– Improves the viewer experience

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EAGLE XG® Slim substrates reduce weight as well as
improves patterned retarder 3D TV performance

Patterned
Retarder Wide Wide High
view angle aperture resolution
CF
glass
R R R R

View
L angle L L L
Thin CF glass
1080p improves viewing angle
and brightness
R R R R

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Summary
• EAGLE XG® Slim glass substrates:
– Help manufacturers reduce their carbon footprints while saving on
costs by:
• Using an environmentally friendly glass composition
• Reducing or eliminating the thinning process
• Reducing production and transportation energy
• Simplifying manufacturing processes
• Developing thinner and lighter devices
– Provide performance advantages for panel and set manufacturers

• Corning enables the industry to meet consumer demand for


thinner, sleeker, high-functioning devices by leading the way
to larger and thinner glass substrates

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