d.SIGN 59
Pd (59.2%)-based dental metal-ceramic alloy, Type 4

d.SIGN 59 is a palladium-based ceramic alloy. Its low density together with excellent heat resistance enable easy and economical processing and polishing.

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 (%):  Pd 59.2 | Ag 27.9 | Sn 8.2 | In 2.7 | Zn 1.3 | Pt <1.0, Re <1.0, Ru <1.0, Li <1.0
ISO  22674:2016
ADA Class: Noble
Type / Color: 4 / White
Density (g/cm³) 10.9
Melting Range (Solidus/Liquidus): 1190 - 1290 °C
Elastic Modulus (GPa): 134
  Porcelain Fired        Hardened                  
Vickers Hardness: 230                           265
Tensile Strength (MPa): 740                           780
0.2% Proof Stress (MPa):  490                           640
Elongation (%): 10                               5

Advantages

  • Excellent heat resistance
  • Economical due to low density
  • Light oxide
  • Excellent processing and polishing properties
  • Compatible with conventional metal-ceramics (e.g. IPS Style)
  • Tested biocompatibility

Processing Data

Investment Material:  Phosphate-bonded
Preheating / Burn- out Temperature: 750 - 820 °C
Crucible  Ceramic crucible
Casting Temperature: 1350 - 1400 °C
Oxidation  °C/min/Vacuum: 1010 / 10 / No
CTE: (25 – 500 °C): 14.5 x 10-6 /K
Recommended Metal Ceramic: IPS Style, IPS InLine One, IPS InLine, IPS Classic
Laser Welding Wire: Laser Ceramic Yellow

*See TYPE CLASSIFICATION DUE TO PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

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