Processing of yttrium aluminosilicate (YAS) glasses for dental composites

M. Velez, Y. He, D. E. Day, T. P. Schuman, K. V. Kilway, J. R. Melande, R. A. Weiler, B. D. Miller, E. L. Nalvarte, J. D. Eick

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Abstract

Two series of silicate glasses were processed to micron-size, sub-micron size, and nanoparticles using three different milling systems: ball milling, attrition, and high-energy milling. The effect of milling time and media size on particle size and contamination were investigated in aqueous and isopropanol suspensions. The particle size was determined using a laser-diffraction particle size analyzer and scanning electron microscopy. The smallest glass particles with a median particle size of 0.3 μm were achieved by a two-step comminution process in a high energy mill.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalCeramica
Volume57
Issue number341
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

Keywords

  • Comminution
  • Dental composites
  • Glass filers
  • Nano-particles
  • Particle processing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites

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    Velez, M., He, Y., Day, D. E., Schuman, T. P., Kilway, K. V., Melande, J. R., Weiler, R. A., Miller, B. D., Nalvarte, E. L., & Eick, J. D. (2011). Processing of yttrium aluminosilicate (YAS) glasses for dental composites. Ceramica, 57(341), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0366-69132011000100001