Wear behavior of precision attachments.

@article{Wichmann1999WearBO,
  title={Wear behavior of precision attachments.},
  author={Manfred Gerhard Wichmann and Wolfgang Kuntze},
  journal={The International journal of prosthodontics},
  year={1999},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={
          409-14
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this article was to compare the wear behavior of precision attachments with plastic inserts to conventional metal-alloy precision attachments. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a comparative study attachments of various designs were subjected to alternating load cycles in a wear simulator. In addition to conventional adjustable attachments with metal-alloy matrix and patrix elements, attachments with female elements that are lined with plastic inserts were investigated for the… CONTINUE READING

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