tank anti shock aluminum iPad case by andrea ponti
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feb 07, 2013
tank anti shock aluminum iPad case by andrea ponti


‘tank anti-shock aluminum iPad case’ by andrea ponti for innopocket

 

 

manufactured by innopocket, the ‘tank case’ by italian designer andrea ponti is conceived to protect all parts of a
user’s iPad that are most exposed to dents, scratches, and wear such as touch-screen corners, ports, and side buttons.
the design features two aluminum shells and an ABS clasp that allows the top shell to rotate 360 degrees and disappear
behind the iPad. the enclosure is internally lined with an ultra-thin polymeric membrane that buffers the contact
between the two metal shells. a 1.25mm-raised cross pattern prevents scratches, pressure, and accidental dropping,
without added volume or thickness.

 

 


it features two aluminum shells and an ABS clasp

 

 


the clasp allows the top shell to rotate 360 degrees and disappear behind the iPad

 

 


the clasp rises to allow a 14-degree rotation of the screen to make typing easier and more comfortable

 

 


the top shell protects the screen on standby mode

 

 


features a 1.25mm-raised cross pattern designed to prevent scratches, pressure, and accidental dropping, with no added volume or thickness

 

 


360 degrees clasp movement

 

 

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