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d.SIGN 53

d.SIGN 53 is a palladium-silver ceramic alloy. Its mechanical and physical properties are coordinated with the IPS d.SIGN fluorapatite glass-ceramic.

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Advantages

  • Economical due to low density
  • Good melting and flow properties
  • Light oxide
  • Works with IPS d.SIGN and conventional 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

Pd 53.8
Ag 34.9
Sn 7.7
Zn 1.2
In 1.7
Re < 1.0
Ru < 1.0
Li < 1.0
Pt < 1.0

Technical data

Type                                              4
Colour                                          white
Density (g/cm³)                          10.7
Melting range (°C)                     1180 - 1280
Casting temperature (°C)        1335 - 1395
Modulus of Elasticity (MPa)     132.000
CTE 25 – 500 °C                       14.8
CTE 20 – 600 °C                       14.9
Elongation (%)                           13.0
Vickers hardness                      250
0.2% proof stress (MPa)          545