Sonelastic® Systems is an advanced and non-destructive solution with excellent cost-benefit ratio for elastic moduli and damping characterization of biomaterials and polymers. It characterize the dynamic elastic moduli (Young's Modulus, shear modulus and Poisson's ratio) and damping simultaneously, at room temperature and in dependence of time and temperature.
The Sonelastic® Systems employ the Impulse Excitation Technique in accordance with ASTM E1876-15 and provides highly accurate and reproducible results. The elastic moduli and damping characterization reveals information about the microstructure, presence and evolution of cracks, microcracks and defects in the material, as well as on phase transformations, curing and drying processes. Additionally, elastic moduli characterization contributes to increase the accuracy of finite element analyses (FEA).
ApplicationsSonelastic® Systems have a wide range of applications for biomaterials and polymers:
- - Characterization of the dynamic elastic moduli to refine finite element analyses (FEA).
- - Study of degradation by weathering.
- - Evaluation of thermochemical treatments.
- - Study of temperature and mineral fillers influence on mechanical properties.
- - Defects detection.
- - Monitoring of curing and drying processes.
- - Quality control.
Sonelastic® Systems applications examples
Biomaterials elastic moduli characterization to refine Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of stress distribution in dental prosthesis.
Biomaterials elastic moduli characterization to refine Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
Elasticity moduli characterization of titanium alloys for prosthesis.
Publications employing the Sonelastic® Systems
GOMES, E. A. et al. Reliability of FEA on the Results of Mechanical Properties of Materials. Braz. Dent. J. 2015, vol.26, n.6, pp.667-670. ISSN 0103-6440. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0103-6440201300639
Silva, l.H. et al., FEA and microstructure characterization of a one-piece Y-TZP abutment. Dental Materials, Volume 30, Issue 11, 2014, Pages e283-e288. ISSN 0109-5641, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2014.05.016
RIPPE, Marilia Pivetta et al. Root Canal Filling: Fracture Strength of Fiber-Reinforced Composite-Restored Roots and Finite Element Analysis. Braz. Dent. J.. 2013, vol.24, n.6, pp.619-625. ISSN 0103-6440. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0103-6440201301996
DIANA, H. H. et al. Stress Distribution in Roots Restored with Fiber Posts and An Experimental Dentin Post: 3D-FEA. Braz. Dent. J.. 2016, vol.27, n.2, pp.223-227. ISSN 0103-6440. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0103-6440201600666
CANEPPELE T.M.F. et al. Bond strength of composite repairs using flowable, conventional resins or the association of both. Braz Dent Sci 2012 out./dez.; 15 (4). http://dx.doi.org/10.14295/bds.2012.v15i4.855
Martins Júnior, J.R.S., Matos, A.A., Oliveira, R.C., Buzalaf, M.A.R., Costa, I., Rocha, L.A., Grandini, C.R., 2017. Preparation and characterization of alloys of the Ti–15Mo–Nb system for biomedical applications. J Biomed Mater Res Part B 2017:00B:000–000. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.33868
P. R. Monich, F. V. Berti, L. M. Porto, B. Henriques, A. P. Novaes de Oliveira, M. C. Fredel, J. C.M. Souza. Physicochemical and biological assessment of PEEK composites embedding natural amorphous silica fibers for biomedical applications. Materials Science & Engineering C (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2017.05.031
NERY, F., GEMELLI, E., CAMARGO, N.H.A., HENRIQUES, V.A.R.. Preparação e caracterização de um biocompósito obtido pela mistura de hidreto de titânio com nitrato de cálcio para implantes dentários. Matéria (Rio J.). 2016, vol.21, n.3, pp.742-755. ISSN 1517-7076.
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