HyFlex CM : Tip Evaluation (1st 3mm)

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DETAILS:

FILE NAME: HyFlex CM
COMPANY: Coltene
MANUFACTURER: D&S Dental
MADE IN: USA
WEBSITE: HyFlexCM.com

 

CHARACTERISTICS:

SIZE: 25/04
FLUTES: 3
SPIRALS PER 16MM: 2.4
HELIX ANGLE: 8.3º (at apical 1/3) [fig. 2]
CUTTING ANGLE: (-)35º [fig. 1]
DEBRIS REMOVING AREA: 52% [fig. 1]
ROTATION TO FAILURE: 860º
PEAK TORQUE AT FAILURE: 1.93 gf/cm
60 ̊ DEFLECTION: 3.97 g
PLASTIC DEFORMATION: 0º
FILE CORE AREA RELATIVE TO CIRCUMFERENCE AREA: 32%
FILE CORE AREA RELATIVE TO FILE X-SECTION AREA: 67%

 

DISCUSSION:

  • The Hyflex is heat-treated. The result is a very flexible file with little memory. However the rotation to failure and the peak torque at failure is low when compared to most files.

    Tip SEM

    Tip SEM

    Fig. 1

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    Fig. 2

    Fig. 2

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEMs are provided by Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy, Professor and Senior Executive Associate Dean for Research Director, Bioscience Research Center University of Tennessee Health Science Center

     

4 thoughts on “HyFlex CM : Tip Evaluation (1st 3mm)

  1. Hello my name is Fernando Vazquez, im writing a chapter of Hyflex in a book for Dr. Kuga of Brazil, i was wondering if i can put your 3 images obviously putting your name on them just to describe the file. Thanks

    • Hello Fernando and thank you for your request. You are welcome to use our images and we wish you the best of luck publishing your book. Please let us know if there is anything more we may do to help.

  2. Hello, my name is Freddy Jordan, i´m looking for more information about hyflex, it´s difficult to understand everuthing about the alloy and the thermomechanical treatment. Can you help me with information? Thank you.

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