Dual-cured luting materials tested
 

Table 3: Water sorption and solubility measured for the selected products, in micrograms per cubic millimeters

 

Comment: Two products did not comply with the requirements of water sorption, and one product did not comply with both water sorption and water solubility. The requirement of water sorption is ≤ 40 µg/mm³ and the requirement for water solubility is ≤ 7,5 µg/mm³.

 

Product (A)Mean water sorption
(µg/mm3)
Manufacturers given value
for water sorption
(B) (µg/mm3)
Mean water solubility
(µg/mm3)
Manufacturers given value
for water solubility
(B) (µg/mm3)
Bifix SE49 (C)-3,5-
Calibra19-1-
G-CEM Automix25--1,1-
iCEM73 (C)-4,7-
Maxcem Elite60 (D)-10 (D)-
Multilink AutoMix30< 401,8< 7,5
NX3 Dual Automix25-2,2-
ParaCem Universal DC16--0,1-
RelyX Unicem Aplicap2825-1,8-2
RelyX Unicem 2 Automix2728-3,60
SmartCem 22521,22 ± 0,314,73,69 ± 1,32
Automix Dual
Variolink II26250,21

 

(A)        Shades as in Table 2.
(B)        Information from IFU or/and manufacturers site.
(C)        The product does not comply with the requirement for water sorption in ISO 4049.
(E)        The average of multiple repetitions. The product does not comply with the requirement for water sorption and solubility in ISO 4049.