Basalt fiber manufacturing technology and the possibility of its use in dentistry

The article touches upon the technology of basalt fiber manufacturing and prospects of its use in dental practice.

Two kinds of construction using basalt fiber have been proposed. The first one is a splinting construction for mobile teeth and the second one is the reinforced base for removable plate-denture. The work presents the results of the investigation of physical and mechanical properties of the constructions based on basalt fiber.

It also describes the aspects of biomechanical modeling of such constructions in the ANSYS software package. The results of the investigation have proved that applying constructions using basalt fiber is highly promising for prosthetic dentistry practice.

E. Karavaeva, A. Rogozhnikov, V. Nikitin, Yu Cherepennikov, A. Lysakov; Innovative international scientific and educational laboratory “Photon”.
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 98, conference 1, Institute of Physics Publishing. DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/98/1/012013

Companies: Mechanical Properties

Industries: Construction, General society

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