Home Subscription Services

The International Journal of Prosthodontics
IJP Home Page
About the Editor
Editorial Board
Accepted Manuscripts
Author Guidelines
Submission Form
Reprints / Articles
Quintessence Publishing: Journals: IJP
The International Journal of Prosthodontics

Edited by George A. Zarb, BChD, DDS, MS, MS, FRCD(C)

ISSN 0893-2174

January/February 1996
Volume 9 , Issue 1

Share Abstract:

Effects of grinding, polishing, and overglazing on the flexure strength of a high-leucite feldspathic porcelain


Pages: 30-37
PMID: 8630175

The objective of this study was to determine how surface treatments and moisture affect the flexure strength of a high-leucite feldspathic porcelain. Uniaxial flexure strength was measured for porcelain beams whose surfaces were coarse ground, overglazed, or polished. Half of the specimens were stored in distilled water and tested while their surfaces were coated with distilled water. The other half were stored in a dry environment and tested immediately in dry air. The high-leucite feldspathic porcelain was found to be sensitive to roughness and surface stresses, similar to leucite-free and low-leucite feldspathic porcelains. The experimental method used, however, was not sensitive enough to detect susceptibility to moisture.

Full Text PDF File | Order Article


Get Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe web site.
Follow the download directions on the Adobe web site to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  © 2017 Quintessence Publishing Co Inc

Home | Subscription Services | Books | Journals | Multimedia | Events | Blog
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Contact Us | Advertising | Help | Sitemap | Catalog