JAIC 1986, Volume 25, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 83 to 92)
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JAIC 1986, Volume 25, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 83 to 92)

ON THE REVERSIBILITY OF TREATMENTS WITH ACRYLIC/SILICONE RESIN MIXTURES

A.E. Charola, A. Tucci, & R.J. Koestler




MATERIALS

Acryloid B72:

an acrylic resin copolymer of methyl acrylate and ethyl methacrylate, Rohm & Haas, Philadelphia, PA 19105, USA

DriFilm 104:

a partially pre-polymerized alkoxysilane, General Electric, Waterford, NY 12188, USA


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

THE AUTHORS WISH TO THANK Dr. L. Lazzarini and Dr. N. Indictor for helpful comments and suggestions. Also to be thanked is C. Blair for the photographic reproductions of the SEM micrographs.



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