All Turbines Are Not Created Equal

Posted on: December 11, 2018

All turbines are not created equal. Let me explain. First of all the dental turbine is made up of three components. The three components are the spindle/chuck assembly that holds the bur, an impeller and two miniature bearings.  ( See Diagram Below

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What Causes Failure In Dental Turbines?

Posted on: November 2, 2018

WHAT CAUSES FAILURE IN DENTAL TURBINES? Bearings (specifically the bearing cage) will generally fail first, mostly because of: 1.Debris Excessive air pressure Excessive temperatures during sterilization Side load stress Water from air storage tank

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What are the technical differences between air-driven and electric handpieces?

Posted on: October 5, 2018

What are the technical differences between air-driven and electric handpieces?  Air-driven Bur speed avg. 400K-420K RPMs = 14-18 watts of cutting power Bur will slow down and stop with applied pressure resulting in the need to “feather”

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