vinyl polysiloxane


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vinyl polysiloxane

In dentistry, an impression material used to make molded copies of teeth and gums.
Synonym: polyvinylsiloxane
See also: vinyl
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They also demonstrated that polysulphide impression materials had much longer working time (4 to 6 minutes) and setting time (12 to 16 minutes) at 23C and 37C respectively, compared to vinyl polysiloxane (VPS), condensation silicone and polyether impression materials.
Radiopacity enhancement of an experimental vinyl polysiloxane impression material.
This is a vinyl polysiloxane (VPS) impression material that can be used in place of traditional alginate for preliminary impressions and study models.