MHRA no: CA007329

Acetal Resin (Dental 'D')

Dental 'D' clasp detail

Acetal resin (Dental 'D') is highly resistant to abrasion and possesses excellent tensile and shock strength. Possessing high elastic memory and low thermal conductivity, it is non-toxic and non-allergenic, making it a good substitute for acrylic resins and metals in many prosthetic applications.

Our acetal resin is made in all of the full classic Vita shades and three shades of pink for gum restoration work. A variety of products can be manufactured from this material, but we mainly use it for aesthetic clasps and space maintainers. Clasps can be injected directly, either onto the chrome base or into an acrylic denture, and new clasps can be added to existing dentures to improve their appearance. Creative Chrome manufactures the following acetal resin products.

We are happy to design cases for clients if preferred, but a downloadable design sheet is provided on this site for the convenience of those who wish to do this for themselves.

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Daimler Engine Badge

Replacement Daimler badge close up

Classic car enthusiasts often find it difficult to obtain replacement badges, particularly for rare models. When one dental surgeon needed an engine badge for his Daimler, he solved the problem by taking an impression from the badge on a friend's car. From this, we were able to create a new casting which preserves the sand-cast texture of the original component. Unlike Daimler's badges, which were manufactured in chrome-plated brass, our badge was cast in solid Biosil 'f' cobalt chrome, which should long outlast the car.

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