What is the manufacturing process of cell phone cases?

When you buy a cellphone, and it cost you almost a fortune, only someone crazy won’t want to put a case on it.

People who don’t know what to put cases on their cellphones or smartphones must be somewhat crazy. Might be people who love extreme phone pinching, people who take selfies that are too dangerous, and maybe by people who are billionaire mightn’t think of putting a case on their phone. Other than those, everyone wants to protect their phone.

A new smartphone may cost $650, while a new case starts at $35. So, buying it won’t be too hard.

How is the mobile phone case manufactured?

The first thing you should know about phone case manufacturer is that almost every phone case in the world is manufactured from Asia, mainly in China and Taiwan. Let’s see the details of how different cases of phones are manufactured.

  • Manufacturing Process of Plastic Cases

Basically, three types of plastics are used in making phone cases, hybrid, hard and soft. In soft plastic cases, polyurethane of regular or thermoplastic is used. In hard plastic cases polypropylene, hard polyurethane, or polycarbonate is used. The hybrid plastic is made with the combination of the compounds mentioned before.

  • Manufacturing Process of Silicone Cases

The elasticity and cushioning properties have made silicone a popular material for phone cases. A compression mold machine forces soft silicone and makes them into desired shapes in the compression mold machine for a long-time silicone under huge pressure. This process ensures that the product doesn’t lose its shape.

  • Manufacturing Process of Wooden Cases

Phone cases made up of wood are expensive, and they are made up of elm, teak or bamboo. Some of them are even crafted by hand, and so they are more expensive. A computer numerical control machine manufactures the others.

  • Manufacturing Process of Leather Cases

In mobile cases, there are three types of leather used, aniline, leather, pigmented leather, and semi-aniline leather. Aniline leathers are prone to tear and wear and even fungal infestations. Whereas semi-aniline is durable, but its look is not as natural as aniline. The most durable leather is pigmented leather, but it has least natural looks. Most leather cases manufactured in factories, like clothes and apparel. While some are handcrafted and are very expensive.

  • Manufacturing Process of Metal Cases

People don’t prefer metal cases that much as like silicone, leather or plastic, as they are expensive, slippery and bulky. But metal cases give a phone quality protection, prevent the device from overheating, as well as it looks classy. Metal cases are manufactured in CNC machines.