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Lodestar

Lodestar is a clinically proven silver-free reduced gold ceramic alloy demonstrating outstanding properties.

Advantages

  • Clinically proven
  • Extra hard
  • Wide range of indications
  • Excellent resistance to oral conditions
  • 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 51.5
Pd 38.5
In 8.5
Ga 1.5
Ru < 1.0
Re < 1.0

Technical data

Type                                            4
Colour                                        white
Density (g/cm³)                         13.7
Melting range (°C)                    1215 - 1290
Casting temperature (°C)       1350 - 1410
Modulus of Elasticity (MPa)     98.000
CTE 25 – 500 °C                       14.1
CTE 20 – 600 °C                       14.3
Elongation (%)                           20.0
Vickers hardness                      240
0.2% proof stress (MPa)          495