Properties of highly cross-linked autopolymerizing reline acrylic resins

Takashi Arima, Hiroshi Murata, Taizo Hamada

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Abstract

Transverse bend strength tests and water sorption and solubility tests were done to compare the properties of highly cross-linked autopolymerizing reline resin with those of conventional non-cross-linked autopolymerizing reline resine. The relationship between composition and properties of autopolymerizing reline resins was also investigated. Highly cross-linked reline resins and the one that contained mainly poly(methyl methacrylate) and methyl methacrylate had a higher transverse bend strength and modulus of elasticity than the other reline resins (p<0.01). The highly cross-linked reline resins also had significantly lower water sorption than the other reline resins (p<0.01). Reline resins, except for one, had significantly higher solubility than heat-polymerizing denture base acrylic resins (p<0.01).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-59
Number of pages5
JournalThe Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Volume73
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery

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