September Product Roundup: Gypsum Base Stones

September Product Roundup: Gypsum Base Stones

September Product Roundup: Gypsum Base Stones

Product Roundups are a great way to showcase featured product groups. This month we are focused on our Dental Gypsum Base Stones – Tecstone™, Tecstone™ FL – Flowable, Fastone™, Labstone™, Flask It™, Mounting Stone™, and Flasking Stone™.

TECSTONE™

Type III Base Stone

Widely recognized as one of the best stones on the market and designed for ultimate versatility, Tecstone™ is recommended for use in models and flasking, in the production of full or partial dentures, and in basing crown and bridge models. A creamy mix, moderate compressive strength, and superior outward hardness are all characteristics of this unique formula.

• All-purpose model stone
• Smooth, strong casts
• Low expansion (0.12%) for accuracy

Indication for use: Full or partial denture models; flasking; basing crown and bridge models

Sizes:  25lb, 50lb

*Metric units available for international customers. Please inquire.

SETTING TIME: 13-15 min
WATER/POWDER RATIO: 30ml:100g
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH: 9,000 psi
EXPANSION: 0.12%

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TECSTONE™ FL – FLOWABLE

Type III Base Stone

This unique product from Garreco is specifically designed for basing crown & bridge models. Tecstone™ FL – Flowable pours into base formers without vibration and yields a bubble-free base. Tecstone™ FL – Flowable far exceeds the strength of conventional basestones while offering a dense, smooth result. Accuracy is also addressed by a low expansion.

• Perfect flowable stone
• Bubble free
• Smooth models

Indication for use: Basing crown and bridge models

Sizes:  25lb, 50lb

*Metric units available for international customers. Please inquire.

SETTING TIME: 9-11 min
WATER/POWDER RATIO: 23ml:100g
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH: 12,500 psi
EXPANSION: 0.08%

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FASTONE™

Type III Base Stone

This dental stone offers the same unique characteristics as our Tecstone™ product, with a faster setting time. Used for full or partial denture models, denture flasking procedures, and recommended for use in basing crown and bridge models.

• All-purpose model stone
• Smooth, strong casts
• Low expansion (0.12%) for accuracy

Indication for use: Full or partial denture models, denture flasking procedures, basing crown and bridge models

Sizes:  25lb, 50lb, 10kg, 25kg

*Metric units available for international customers. Please inquire.

SETTING TIME: 10-12 min
WATER/POWDER RATIO: 30ml:100g
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH: 9,000 psi
EXPANSION: 0.12%

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LABSTONE™

Type III Base Stone – #1 BEST SELLER

The “work horse” of the gypsum family. Designed for ultimate versatility. Labstone™ is recommended for use in models and flasking, in the production of full or partial dentures, and in basing crown and bridge models. Creamy mix, moderate compressive strength, and superior outward hardness, are all characteristics of this unique formula.

• All-purpose model stone
• Smooth, strong casts
• Low expansion (0.12%) for accuracy

Indication for use: Full or partial denture models, denture flasking procedures, basing crown and bridge models

Sizes:  25lb, 50lb

*Metric units available for international customers. Please inquire.

SETTING TIME: 11-14 min
WATER/POWDER RATIO: 30ml:100g
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH: 8,500 psi
EXPANSION: 0.12%

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FLASK IT™

Type III Base Stone

The newest member of the base stone family, allows the technician to make the 2nd and 3rd pours during flasking without vibration. The result is an exceptionally smooth surface which greatly reduces air pockets, bubbles, and valuable time spent removing gypsum around teeth and under-cut areas. This is a must-try for all denture labs.

• Smooth mixing
• Low expansion (0.09%)
• Excellent working characteristics

Indication for use: Flasking procedures

Sizes:  25lb, 50lb

*Metric units available for international customers. Please inquire.

SETTING TIME: 9-12 min
WATER/POWDER RATIO: 33ml:100g
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH: 9,000 psi
EXPANSION: 0.09%

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MOUNTING STONE™

Type III Base Stone

A high strength, fast setting, low expansion, articulating stone. Originally developed for implant cases where a low expansion articulating material is desired, Many professionals choose this product as a rapid setting alternative material for denture models and crown and bridge bases.

• All-purpose model stone
• Smooth, strong casts
• Low expansion (0.09%) for accuracy

Indication for use: full or partial denture models; flasking; basing crown and bridge models

Sizes:  25lb, 50lb

*Metric units available for international customers. Please inquire.

SETTING TIME: 3-5 min
WATER/POWDER RATIO: 30ml:100g
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH: 9,000 psi
EXPANSION: 0.09%

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FLASKING STONE™

Type III Base Stone

A moderate strength, low expansion stone, formulated for denture flasking procedures. Allows rapid heat transfer during boil-out, while maintaining optimum strength during packing. Divests quickly and easily.

• Divests quickly
• Rapid heat transfer

Indication for use: basing crown and bridge models

Sizes:  25lb, 50lb

*Metric units available for international customers. Please inquire.

SETTING TIME: 15-18 min
WATER/POWDER RATIO: 35ml:100g
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH: 6,500 psi
EXPANSION: 0.12%

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HOW TO ORDER

To find a Garreco Dealer near you, please call 1-800-334-1443 x234 or email us at sales@garreco.com.

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