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Dental Amalgam
Categories: Metal; Nonferrous Metal; Precious Metal

Material Notes: This silvery-white alloy is used frequently as dental fillings. It is composed mainly of intermetallics Ag3Sn and Ag2Hg3 with Sn7Hg or Cu6Sn5 (depending on Cu content).

Key Words: Fillings; Mercury Alloys
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Available Properties
  • Density, Typical
  • Hardness, Knoop
  • Tensile Strength, Ultimate, Wide range is possible
  • Tensile Modulus
  • Compressive Yield Strength, after five days
  • CTE, linear, near body temperature.
  • Copper, Cu
  • Mercury, Hg
  • Silver, Ag
  • Tin, Sn
  • Zinc, Zn
  
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