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Research Article

Mechanical Properties Comparing Composite Fiber Length to Amalgam

Table 1

Averages and -test ( value) comparisons between composites and amalgam.

Fiber length (mm)Flexural strength (MPa)Modulus (GPa)Yield strength (MPa)Resilience (kJ/m2)WOF (kJ/m2) (kJ/m2) (MPa⋅m1/2)Strain at peak load

0.0 (PFC)117.6
(0.0012)
19.5
(0.00102)
95.4
(0.01337)
3.03
(0.01882)
4.48
(5.1 × 10−5)
0.036
(0.16055)
1.71
(0.06584)
0.0079
(0.9740)
0.5113.8
(0.1399)
23.0
(0.0008)
92.8
(0.0372)
2.35
(0.0400)
3.91
(0.0984)
0.075
(0.1794)
1.93
(0.07953)
0.0062
(0.9189)
1.0173.6
(0.00318)
26.2
(0.001875)
126.1
(0.00018)
3.84
(0.00083)
8.7
(0.01879)
0.097
(0.0584)
2.77
(0.00797)
0.0084
(0.2993)
2.0373.9
(5.2 × 10−5)
34.0
(0.00116)
329.8
(0.00168)
19.7
(0.00287)
28.2
(0.00046)
1.882
(0.0338)
11.01
(0.00579)
0.0121
(0.1290)
3.0374.9
(2.2 × 10−8)
31.5
(0.01236)
343.5
(0.00014)
23.3
(0.00348)
30.1
(4.2 × 10−5)
2.4
(0.00296)
12.01
(3.89 × 10−5)
0.0131
(0.0677)
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