High-quality Georgia-Pacific specialty plasters are used in a wide range of dental applications. High compressive-strength mixes are excellent for molding crowns, bridgework and orthodontic fixtures. For more information, contact us today at 1-800-695-6367, or find a sales contact in your area.
Dental plaster is the most commonly used material in the laboratory. Dentists are more familiar with the use of impression plaster in the clinical setting. Dental stone is usually more expensive to produce than plaster and its use is restricted to circumstances requiring greater strength and surface hardness. Dental plasters conform to International Standard ISO 6873:1998 Dental gypsum products.
These products are produced through partial dehydration of gypsum. Irregular and porous forms of crystals of the hemihydrate produced are called dental plaster. Hemihydrates with more regular crystals are commonly referred to as dental stone. Hemihydrate crystals of a more regular nature can be obtained by adding gypsum to boiling CaCl2 solution*. Dental stones are more expensive to produce than dental plaster. To distinguish between the natural white of both products, a dye is usually mixed with the powder to identify dental stones.
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MSDS: #42A Gypsum Plasters (85KB/6pgs)
Fiche Signalétique: #42A Plâtres Industriels (66KB/6pgs)
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