Thermo Clone™ VPS Alginate Alternative
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Thermo Clone Alginate Alternative material is specially designed to give precise impressions right when you need them. Due to its Thermal-Accelerated Set properties, this material sets intraorally in 1 minute 15 seconds. The automix formula gives you a consistent, mess-free, and powder-free mix that is easy to use and dispense.
For offices that use intraoral scanning, Thermo Clone Alginate Alternative material is perfect for times when a digital impression is not the best option. Its ease of use and dimensional stability give it clear advantages over alginate and provide high-quality impressions for a variety of indications. Plus, it’s scannable and disinfectant friendly.
- Excellent dimensional stability for precise impressions
- No hand-mixing
- Scannable without the need for contrast
- Pleasing Bubble Gum scent
- Intraoral set time is 1 minute 15 seconds
Frequently Asked Questions
How many times can you pour up the impression?Where alginate impressions can only be poured once, Thermo Clone VPS Alginate Alternative impressions can be poured again and again for up to 4 to 6 weeks.
How can the impression be disinfected?Thermo Clone VPS Alginate Alternative impressions can be disinfected with any standard disinfection solutions before sending them to the lab and for storage.
When does the impression have to be "poured"? How many weeks?Thermo Clone VPS Alginate Alternative does not need to be poured immediately. Impressions retain dimensional stability for up to 4 to 6 weeks.
How many estimated full arch impressions can an office get out of the 50 ml cartridge? The 380 ml cartridge?
- 50 ml Cartridge: 2–3 impressions
- 380 ml Jumbo Cartridge: 15–18 impressions
Do you have to use a tray adhesive?No. A tray adhesive is not required but is recommended to help ensure material adhesion to the bite tray.
Are vinyl gloves recommended like other materials in the Thermo Clone product line or can you use latex or nitrile gloves for the Thermo Clone VPS Alginate Alternative?Yes. Vinyl gloves are recommended when using VPS materials. Nitrile gloves can also be used. However, Latex gloves are not recommended when using VPS materials.