modeling plastic

mod·el·ing plas·tic

a thermoplastic material usually composed of gum damar and prepared chalk, used especially for making dental impressions.
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mod·el·ing plas·tic

(modĕl-ing plastik)
Thermoplastic material usually composed of gum damar and prepared chalk, used especially for making dental impressions.
Synonym(s): impression compound.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The most common materials of Choice for border molding and final impressions were modeling plastic impression compound (90%) and zinc oxide eugenol paste (89%) respectively.
The process involves modeling plastic decomposition at room temperature, removing heat from the plastic and then using a liquid to extract the BPA and PS oligomer.
As it turns out, many of the problems associated with modeling plastics extrusion are not encountered with rubber.

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