Corrosion of Ni-Ti Rotary Instruments: A Review

Mohammadi, Zahed and Kinoshita, Jun-Ichiro and Manabe, Atsufumi and Kobayashi, Mikihiro and Shalavi, Sousan and Jafarzadeh, Hamid (2019) Corrosion of Ni-Ti Rotary Instruments: A Review. Journal of Dental Materials and Techniques, 8 (4). pp. 215-219.

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The nickel-titanium (Ni-Ti) alloys used in endodontics contain 56 Ni and 44 Ti. The 2 unique features related to clinical dentistry (i.e., shape memory effect and superelasticity) are due to the transition from austenite to martensite in Ni-Ti alloy. When a superelastic Ni-Ti alloy undergoes a low tensile loading, normal elastic behavior occurs. In fact, at higher tensile loads, the elastic stress may reach a level at which there is extended horizontal region of elastic strain. The shape-memory property of Ni-Ti is derived from an atomic arrangement different from that of alloys like stainless steel. The purpose of this paper was to review the unique features of this alloy and mechanism of corrosion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corrosion,Endodontics,Ni-Ti,Root canal preparation,Rotary Instrument
Subjects: WU Dentistry. Oral surgery
Divisions: Journals > J Dental Materials and Techniques
Depositing User: jdmt jdmt
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2019 07:40
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2019 07:40

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