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Dental Resins, Miscellaneous Dental Materials, and Dental Gold/Alloys

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Through the use of controlled heat and rate of cooling, gold alloys can be annealed (softened) or tempered (hardened). Gold alloys are hardened by slow cooling. Rapid cooling from a high temperature will soften a gold alloy. Rapid cooling is done by quenching the heated gold alloy in tap water.

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