Addition silicones

Can be used as a one or two stage technique. May be used in special or stock trays. The very heavy bodied materials are measured in scoops and are mixed by hand until homogeneous in colour.

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1) An example of an addition silicone - Xantropen

2) An example of an addition silicone - Kerr's Extrude

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3) An impression taken in Xantopren Green

4) Xantopren impression with beading

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5) Addition silicone impression material being used to take an impression of implants

Properties of Addition Silicones