Patient’s comfort and functionality are always important aspects of new hospital furniture design process. Pultrusion, being a good insulation material, will make sure to avoid any discomfort associated with the contact between it and the patient’s skin.
Also, when trying to reduce equipment’s weight for easier transportation, composites lightweight without compromising solidity/rigidity offer a definite advantage.
Root canal posts are widely used and come in a variety of metals and forms. However, metal posts do present inconveniences.
Today's research is directed toward substitute materials having an elasticity modulus closer to that of the dentin such as fiberglass composites.
This material is also used in the maunfacturing of burs designed to gently remove cement, stains and coloured coatings from the surface of the enamel.