BioUniversal E

Ag (52.2%)-based dental casting/ metal-ceramic alloy, Type 4
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BioUniversal E is a copper-free, universal alloy, which can be used for a wide range of indications. Due to its low density, this alloy is suitable for the production of economical restorations and can be veneered with low-fusing special ceramics.

Indications*

  • Onlays, 3/4 crowns, crowns
  • Telescope crowns, conus crowns
  • Bridges
  • Wide-span bridges
  • Cast posts / cores, bars, attachments

Technical Data

Composition (%):  Ag 52.2 | Pd 40.0 | Sn 5.5 | In 1.4 | Zn <1.0, Re <1.0, Ru <1.0 
ISO  22674:2016
ADA Class Noble
Type / Color 4 / White
Density (g/cm³) 10.9
Melting Range (Solidus/Liquidus): 1100 - 1180 °C
Elastic Modulus (GPa): 127
  As Cast              Porcelain Fired        Hardened 
Vickers Hardness: 200                      190                            220
Tensile Strength (MPa): 600                      550                            645
0.2% Proof Stress (MPa):  395                      360                            425
Elongation (%): 10                         10                               6

Advantages

  • Economical use due to low density
  • Easy processing and polishing
  • Good melting and flow properties
  • Compatible with various special ceramics and composite veneering materials
  • Tested biocompatibility

Processing Data

Investment Material:  Phosphate-bonded / Gypsum-bonded
Preheating / Burn- out Temperature: 650 - 760 °C
Crucible  Ceramic crucible
Casting Temperature: 1240 - 1290 °C
Oxidation  °C/min/Vacuum: 800 / 5 / No
CTE: (25 – 500 °C): 16.1 x 10-6 /K
Laser Welding Wire: Laser C&B White

*See TYPE CLASSIFICATION DUE TO PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

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