Flexible working time – precise results
Less working time for single-tooth impressions (min. 1:00 minute), more working time for multiple-unit impressions (max. 2:30 minutes) – and an always short intraoral setting time of only 2:30 minutes. As a result, an impression with Flexitime takes between 3:30 minutes and a maximum of 5:00 minutes.
Flexitime's unique flexible working time combines a time window between 1:00 min. and 2:30 min. in just one product. This means that the decision to choose between a “fast setting” or a “regular setting” impression material depending on the indication is no longer necessary.
This is made possible by Flexitime's formula, which controls the polymerisation kinetics based on oral temperature. The setting (polymerisation) process accelerates when the tray is placed into the patient’s mouth.
Furthermore, the short intraoral setting time of 2:30 min. is always the same. As a result, an impression with Flexitime takes between 3:30 min. and a maximum of 5:00 min. only - from filling the tray to removing the tray from the patient's mouth.
The advantages of Flexitime in everyday practice
* Source: Wöstmann, Bernd & Ngyuen, Ch.-Th.: Untersuchungen zum Abformmaterial Flexitime. Gießen, Germany, 10 June 2000. Documentation available.
** Source: Piwowarczyk A, et al., In Vitro Study on the Dimensional Accuracy of Selected Materials for Monophase Elastic Impression Making, Int J Prostodont 2002, 15: 168–74.
*** Source: Kanehira M, et al., Surface detail reproduction with new elastomeric dental impression materials. Quintessence Int 2007, 38: 479–488.
The all-rounder among impression materials
Flexitime is not only flexible in processing, but also in its possible combinations. The different viscosities and delivery forms allow you to design the impression taking process individually according to the respective impression technique and your preferences. The Flexitime product portfolio covers all indications and impression techniques in your daily practice.
We recommend the material combinations shown here:
The modern alternative to polyether
The contact angles of a water drop on Flexitime Light Flow – a measurement for hydrophilicity – are on polyether level and demonstrate Flexitime’s excellent performance in the wet sulcus. In addition, the A-silicone Flexitime offers further advantages over polyether:
The perfect complement for your impression taking process
Our high-speed auto-mix system - your advantages:
Our astringent retraction paste - your advantages: