Re: [Histonet] maximize the hardness of MMA
If the MMA you refer to is a Technovit product: we are the US
distributor of Heraeus Kulzer's Technovit kits including 7100, 8100 and
9100. In the case of their MMA kits which consist of (5) components,
component 5 is the softener, so a smaller proportion results in a harder
block. It is possible to eliminate component 5 altogether, but Kulzer
"officially" recommends against this since other undesirable side
effects (brittleness, etc.) can occur. However, you may want to try this
with some non-critical samples (or no sample at all) to see how the
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Dr. Adam Hacking, PhD wrote:
> Does anyone know how to increase or maximize the hardness of MMA?
> Are there harder embedding materials ?
> Many thanks
> Adam Hacking. PhD
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