The effect of length and concentration of glass fibers on the mechanical properties of an injection- and a compression-molded denture base polymer


Karacaer O., Polat T., Tezvergil A., Lassila L., Vallittu P.

JOURNAL OF PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY, vol.90, no.4, pp.385-393, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 90 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0022-3913(03)00518-3
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.385-393

Abstract

Statement of problem. Fiber-reinforcement has been used to overcome the mechanical limitations of denture base polymers. One major difficulty in the use of fiber reinforcement has been the addition of fibers during conventional processing methods.