Amalgamatable dental alloy powder having an effect of reducing initial mercury vapor release rate

Jiin-Huey Chern (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present invention provides an amalgamatable dental alloy powder for making an amalgam having a low initial mercury vapor release rate having a composition comprising 50-80 wt % Ag; 10-30 wt % Cu, and 10-35 wt % Sn, and optionally less than 7 wt % of Pd, which is prepared by subjecting a single-alloy powder having a particle size ranging from 1 to 55 microns with a majority thereof having a particle size less than 20 microns to a heat treatment, …
Original languageEnglish
Patent number6458180
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Sep 12


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