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Solarcast 20

Solarcast 20 is a silver and palladium-based, golden casting alloy. Its high strength allows a wide range of indications, especially for wide-span restorations.

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Indications*

  • Telescope crowns, conus crowns
  • Bridges
  • Wide-span bridges
  • Cast posts / cores, bars, attachments
  • Partial dentures

Technical Data

Composition (%):  Ag 40.0 | Pd 15.0 | Au 20.0 | Cu 10.0 | In 11.0 | Sn 2.0 | Zn 2.0
ISO  22674:2016
ADA Type Noble
Type / Color 4 / Yellow
Density (g/cm³) 10.8
Melting Range (Solidus/Liquidus): 750 - 840 °C
Elastic Modulus (GPa): 90
As Cast              Softened        Hardened 
Vickers Hardness: 195                      180                  240
Tensile Strength (MPa): 570                      560                  700
0.2% Proof Stress (MPa):  450                      375                  570
Elongation (%): 5                          5                      3

Advantages

  • Yellow colour
  • High strength
  • Wide range of indications
  • Certified biocompatibility

Processing Data

Investment Material:  Phosphate-bonded / Gypsum-bonded
Preheating / Burn- out Temperature: 650 - 760 °C
Crucible  Carbon crucible / Ceramic crucible
Casting Temperature: 930 - 990 °C
Laser Welding Wire: Laser C&B Yellow

*See TYPE CLASSIFICATION DUE TO PHYSICAL PROPERTIES