US Patent No. 9,907,190


Patent No. 9,907,190
Issue Date February 27, 2018
Title Composite Structures And Methods Of Making
Inventorship Mohammed Aftab Alam, San Jose, CA (US)
David Eric Peters, San Jose, CA (US)
Ramez Nachman, Seattle, WA (US)
Assignee Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,907,190

1. A housing for an electronic device comprising:
a display to present a content item;
a front cover via which the content item is viewable; and
a back cover opposite the front cover, the back cover comprising:
a polymer core having a thickness between a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface;
a plurality of holes extending from the first surface to the second surface, the plurality of holes being arranged in an array;

a metallic coating on the first surface of the polymer core, the second surface of the polymer core, and an inner surface
of each of the plurality of holes, the metallic coating extending continuously from the first surface through the plurality
of holes to the second surface to mechanically connect the first surface and the second surface.