Methyl methacrylate monomer-polymer equilibrium in solid polymer.

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OBJECTIVE Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) is commonly processed in dentistry by thermally initiating the free-radical polymerization of methyl methacrylate (MMA). Residual MMA, a tissue irritant, is a concern. The concentration of MMA ([MMA]) versus time and temperature was studied to identify optimum processing conditions. MATERIALS AND METHODS One… (More)

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@article{Lung2007MethylMM, title={Methyl methacrylate monomer-polymer equilibrium in solid polymer.}, author={Chiao-Ling Lung and Brian W Darvell}, journal={Dental materials : official publication of the Academy of Dental Materials}, year={2007}, volume={23 1}, pages={88-94} }