model trimmer


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model trimmer

A rotary flat grinder used to trim dental plaster or stone casts. Water keeps the cutting surface clean and obviates any dust problem as the casts are squared into proper study models.
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mod·el trim·mer

(modĕl trimĕr)
A grinding instrument used to shape and remove excess plaster or dental stone from a model or cast of the dentition.
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