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Volume 4 , Issue 6
November/December 1991

Pages 577-585


A Study of Acrylic Resin Denture Base Material Distortion Using Computer-Aided Holographic Interferometry Volume 5 (1992)

van Straten/Hitge/Kalk/Schenk


PMID: 1817530

A holographic interferometer for investigating deformations of dental prostheses is described. Residual stress relaxation resulting from the polymerization of acrylic resin dentures is qualitatively studied during the first 48 hours following fabrication. The resulting fringe patterns show a symmetry that is correlated to the shape of the denture. A quantitative analysis of the interferograms was performed with the aid of a computer program. The computer-aided holographic interferometer was tested using disk-shaped acrylic resin materials. Dimensional deformations resulting from temperature changes were measured with an accuracy better than 0.2 microns. Because of the aging of the resin material, the reaction to temperature changes may differ as a function of time and may be studied using quantitative comparison of deformation plots. For convenience, the original object shape can be added to or subtracted from the graphical deformation data.


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