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W-5

W-5 is a gold-containing alloy for the IPS d.SIGN fluorapatite leucite metal-ceramic and conventional feldspar ceramics. Its mechanical and physical properties have been carefully coordinated with each other.

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Advantages

  • Good melting and flow properties
  • Light oxide
  • High temperature strength
  • Excellent bonding and veneering properties
  • 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 52.2
Pd 26.0
Ag 17.1
Sn 2.7
Pt < 1.0
In < 1.0
Ir < 1.0
Re < 1.0
Li < 1.0

Technical data

Type                                            4
Colour                                        white
Density (g/cm³)                         13.8
Melting range (°C)                    1185 - 1230
Casting temperature (°C)       1285 - 1345
Modulus of Elasticity (MPa)     118.000
CTE 25 – 500 °C                       14.0
CTE 20 – 600 °C                       14.2
Elongation (%)                           20.0
Vickers hardness                      215
0.2% proof stress (MPa)          505