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Structure-property relation of a soft liner material used in denture applications

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2007-05-01
Dogan, Orhan Murat
Keskin, Selda
Dogan, Arife
Ataman, Hande
Usanmaz, Ali
With a view to understanding the structure-property relation of a silicone-based soft lining denture material after polymerization, its chemical composition and viscoelastic properties were investigated. Chemical compositions of the cured and uncured polymers of a commercial silicone permanent soft liner were determined by infrared spectroscopic analysis, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) method was used to investigate the viscoelastic behavior of the cured polymer of liner.