Tensile and transverse strength of novel copolymers for denture base.

  • Ahmed Asim Saeed Al-Ali Prosthodontics Department, Dentistry College, Mosul University, Iraq.
  • Ammar k. Al-Noori Prosthodontics Department, Dentistry College, Mosul University, Iraq.
  • Amer A. Taqa Basic Science Department, Dentistry College, Mosul University, Iraq.


Objectives: Compare tensile and transverse strength of new copolymers for denture base. Materials and methods: The specimens were prepared from heat cured acrylic resin with three types of additives: Acryester B, Ethoxycarbonylethylene, and Propenoic acid at a percentage of 5% and 10%. The tensile and transverse strains were tested, recorded and compared. Results: The analysis of variance display statistically significant difference. The p-value was 0.001 for each of tensile and transverse strain tests. Conclusions: The tensile strength of the novel copolymers increased. The transverse strength of some of the novel copolymers increased. 


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How to Cite
SAEED AL-ALI, Ahmed Asim; AL-NOORI, Ammar k.; TAQA, Amer A.. Tensile and transverse strength of novel copolymers for denture base.. Journal of Oral Research, [S.l.], p. 7-10, aug. 2019. ISSN 0719-2479. Available at: <http://joralres.com/index.php/JOR/article/view/825>. Date accessed: 17 aug. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.17126/jor.v0i1.825.