Journal of Nanomaterials / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Nanopigmented Acrylic Resin Cured Indistinctively by Water Bath or Microwave Energy for Dentures

Table 2

Physical properties of PMMA polymerized by water bath and with microwave energy.

Acrylic resinFlexural modulus (GPa)Transverse strength (MPa)Water sorption (mg/cm2)Solubility (mg/cm2)Porosity (%)Contact angle (°)Candida albicans
adherence
(×105 LRUs)

PMMA-WB2.5 ± 0.14*77.6 ± 5.1*0.27 ± 0.02*0.03 ± 0.004*4.6 ± 0.4*60.29 ± 1.85.8 ± 1.3
PMMA-MW2.5 ± 0.3068.1 ± 2.80.31 ± 0.060.04 ± 0.0055.5 ± 0.532.66 ± 7.42.6 ± 0.5
Lucitone 1992.5 ± 0.20+78.2 ± 0.2+0.37 ± 0.040.02 ± 0.0106.8 ± 1.0+36.02 ± 4.46.3 ± 2.2
Acron MC2.5 ± 0.1775.8 ± 5.10.30 ± 0.100.04 ± 0.0085.4 ± 0.453.02 ± 3.11.6 ± 0.4

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