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Capricorn 15

Capricorn 15 is a palladium-silver alloy with coordinated mechanical and physical properties for conventional feldspar ceramics.

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Advantages

  • Economical due to low density
  • Good melting and flow properties
  • Easy finishing and polishing
  • Suitable for the Metal-Ceramics from Ivoclar Vivadent and conventional feldspar ceramics
  • Certified biocompatibility

Indications

  • Onlays
  • Inlays
  • Partial crowns
  • Single crowns
  • Telescope and conus crowns
  • Root canal posts
  • Short- and long-span bridges
  • Implant superstructures
  • Model casts
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Composition

Au 15.0
Pd 51.9
Ag 23.0
In 8.0
Ga 2.0
Re < 1.0
Ru < 1.0

Technical data

Type                                            4
Colour                                        white
Density (g/cm³)                         11.5
Melting range (°C)                    1230 - 1310
Casting temperature (°C)       1365 - 1425
Modulus of Elasticity (MPa)    101.000
CTE 25 – 500 °C                      14.3
CTE 20 – 600 °C                      14.5
Elongation (%)                          21.0
Vickers hardness                     255
0.2% proof stress (MPa)         490