wax pattern


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wax pat·tern

a pattern of wax that, when invested and burned out or otherwise eliminated, will produce a mold in which a casting may be made.
Synonym(s): wax form

wax pattern

A molded or carved pattern in wax used extensively in dentistry and jewelry-making whereby casts are made using the lost wax technique.

wax pat·tern

(waks patĕrn)
Casting wax molded or carved to replicate a restoration to replace missing tooth structure or to produce a metal framework for a removable prosthesis.
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Caption: Figure 2: Attachment of paralleling mandrel with surveyor for the correct position of patrix placement in wax patterns.
The TLIT explained in this study is a tailor-made, cost-effective, chairside alternative to other impression techniques to produce an accurate cast and wax pattern for auricular prostheses.
The wax patterns were made using 864 Red Wax with the injection temperature of 72[degrees]C--74[degrees]C.
These, he said, are where the wax patterns originate.
Designing of the master cast was done for the removable partial denture, wax pattern was fabricated [Fig 11] invested and casted.
The automated wax cell would require one operator to inject patterns and runners and trim, inspect and load the wax patterns onto the pattern assembly system.
to integrate their products, foundries employing both systems are able to benefit from the seamless exchange of data between MPI's new Smart Controls wax pattern injectors and Guardian Software Systems Touch Screen Data Collection Module.
Predicting physical changes that occur in the wax pattern, shell and solidifying metal during investment casting could soon be possible according to results from a collaborative research project in which the AFS 4-L Investment Casting Committee and Procast incorporated a visco-elastic code developed by the U.
Much of Signicast's leadtime comes from dipping the wax pattern trees into the ceramic slurries to form investment molds.
Investment casting facilities will find bringing an SLA machine in-house most beneficial, as the newest materials can operate in much the same way as a wax pattern.
The module examines many aspects of the investment casting process, including changes to the wax pattern, the shell and the solidifying molten metal.