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Colado NC

Colado NC is a nickel-chromium ceramic alloy. The high strength allows the fabrication of accurately fitting, long-span restorations and the light oxide makes the veneered framework esthetically pleasing, including the cervical margins.

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Indications*

  • Onlays, ¾ crowns, crowns
  • Telescope crowns, conus crowns
  • Bridges
  • Wide-span bridges
  • Cast posts / cores, bars, attachments
  • Implant-supported superstructures
  • Partial dentures

Technical Data

Composition (%):  Ni 65.6 | Cr 20.1 | Si 3.3 | Mo 1.3 | W 7.1 | Al 2.4 | La <1.0
ISO  22674:2016
ADA Class Base Metal
Type / Color 5 / White
Density (g/cm³) 8.2
Melting Range (Solidus/Liquidus): 1220 - 1325 °C
Elastic Modulus (GPa): 196
Porcelain Fired             As Cast
Vickers Hardness: 340                                 355
Tensile Strength (MPa): 700                                 805
0.2% Proof Stress (MPa):  640                                 695
Elongation (%): 10                                   10  

Advantages

  • Light oxide
  • High strength / high heat resistance
  • Wide range of indications
  • Compatible with conventional metal-ceramics (e.g. IPS Style) and laboratory composites (e.g. SR Nexco)
  • Certified biocompatibility

Processing Data

Investment Material:  Phosphate-bonded
Preheating / Burn- out Temperature: 800 - 850 °C
Crucible  Ceramic crucible
Casting Temperature: 1390 - 1445 °C
Oxidation  °C/min/Vacuum: 980 / 1 / Yes
CTE: (25 – 500 °C): 14.0 x 10-6 /K
Recommended Metal Ceramic: IPS Style, IPS InLine One, IPS InLine, IPS InLine PoM, IPS Classic, IPS d.SIGN
Recommended Lab Composite: SR Nexco
Laser Welding Wire: Laser Ceramic White

*See TYPE CLASSIFICATION DUE TO PHYSICAL PROPERTIES