Friction Bar Prosthesis

Framework made of Ultaire® AKP

Ultaire® AKP is a great material for replacing metal in dental applications. It’s unique properties make it an excellent choice for RPD’s with clasps as well as one piece secondary constructions.

Advantages:

Metal-free
Biocompatible
Very good lubricity
Strong bond with PMMA *
Strong bond to composites using a bonding system *
One-piece secondary construction, no additional holding elements
Reduced material costs compared to precious metal
Reproducible friction / retention through CAD / CAM production

The Construction Parameters

Minimum wall thickness of the bar coverage 0.9 mm
Occlusal reinforcement of the framework 2mm x 2mm
Use the Ultaire AKP® Design Tool “Finishline” for the perfect finish

* Material study at the LMU Munich, documents available from Solvay® Dental 360.