THE DENTAL ADVISOR Biomaterials Research Center has a growing inventory of equipment and testing apparatus, including:

  • Instron, Model 5866, with dynamic controller
  • Bond testing apparatus¬†– inverted cone tensile test, Ultradent shear test, micro-tensile test
  • Bur cutting apparatus
  • Image analysis microscope
  • Microbalance
  • Thermal cycling unit
  • Buehler polishing equipment and low-speed saw
  • Constant temperature incubators
  • Micro-Indentation Hardness Tester
  • Water baths
  • Gloss meter
  • Radiopacity standard
  • Shark fin (flow) apparatus

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