“Non-Precious Gold”

For patients who like the look of gold but ask for a low-cost alternative.

NPG is a non-precious “Type III” alloy for use in the construction of full crowns, inlays, and onlays. NPG possesses the appearence and handling characteristics of a “Type III” yellow gold. NPG complies with the mechanical property requirements of ANSI/ADA specification number 5 for dental casting gold alloy, Type III (hard).

Yield Strength, psi: 30,000
Elongation: 29%
Brinell Hardness: 104
Density: 7.8 g/cm3

Composition: 79.3% Cu,
7.8% Al, 4.3% Ni

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