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The aim of this work is the study of the adhesion between the glass- ceramic and the titanium alloy used in dental prostheses to substitute the gold or noble metal alloys. This study considers two titanium alloys (Ti6Al4V and Ti13V11Cr3Al) and three different kinds of glass-ceramics (high melting point with vitrification at 1120 C, intermediate melting point with vitrification at 960 C and low melting point with vetrification at 820 C. To increase the adhesion in the titanium-glass-ceramic joint, the surfaces were activated using sand blasting. The results obtained on the titanium alloy were compared with the results of the noble metal alloy (ECLIPSE alloy manufactured by NEY) coated with the same glass-ceramic layers.

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Authors: BROSSA F, JRC Ispra (IT);CIGADA A, Politecnico di Milano (IT);PARACCHINI L, Politecnico di Milano (IT);CONSONNI C, Politecnico di Milano (IT);CHIESA R, Politecnico di Milano (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Fourth Conference of European Ceramic Society, Riccione (IT), October 2-6, 1995
Availability: Available from (1) as paper EN 39328 ORA
Record Number: 199511623 / Last updated on: 1995-12-12
Original language: en
Available languages: en