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veneer

 [vĕ-nēr´]
a thin layer of tooth-colored material, usually made of porcelain, some other ceramic, or acrylic resin, attached to a prepared tooth surface to modify its shape or color.
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ve·neer

(vĕ-nēr'),
1. A thin surface layer laid over a base of common material.
2. In dentistry, a layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or composite resin, attached to and covering the surface of a metal crown or natural tooth structure.
[Fr. fournir, to furnish]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ve·neer

(vĕ-nēr')
1. A thin surface layer laid over a base of common material.
2. dentistry A layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or acrylic resin, attached to and covering the surface of a metal crown or natural tooth structure.
[Fr. fournir, to furnish]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ve·neer

(vĕ-nēr')
1. In dentistry, a layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or composite resin, attached to and covering surface of a metal crown or natural tooth structure.
2. A thin surface layer laid over a base of common material.
[Fr. fournir, to furnish]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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The goals of this work were to ascertain whether the SCF method was suitable for dental veneering ceramics and whether a conventional PFM veneer had a different resistance to fracture than a new PFZ veneer.
The PFM veneer was Ceramco 3 (Dentsply Prosthetics, York, PA) (1), a feldspathic veneering porcelain containing about 0.30 volume fraction leucite.
Hryzak adds that the veneered panels he produced were used on the furniture CCN sold during the initial veneering operation.
The program also features optional plant tours of nearby veneering operations.
We make a point to always have what we need and make sure that the veneering process is exacting all the way through from start to finish.
The company also eliminated another difficulty in the veneering process: mixing the adhesives.
Every shop that uses veneers must make a choice between purchasing pre-manufactured veneered panels and components or doing its own veneering work.
* Experience - Does anyone in the shop have the expertise needed to handle the specialized job of veneering well enough to warrant doing the work in-house?
But no matter how high-tech the equipment is, in many cases veneering often becomes a trial-and-error procedure.
"Much of the veneering machinery used in this country comes from European machinery manufacturers, and their machines have been designed with Europe's thinner standard veneer thicknesses in mind."
Adhesives for the veneering operation are supplied by H.B.
For decades, the woodworking industry has experimented with veneering to try to obtain higher yields, minimize waste and produce high quality appearance to compensate for the loss of shrinking resources.