Strength and Reliability of Fabricate Zirconia by Additive Manufacturing

Strength and Reliability of Fabricate Zirconia by Additive Manufacturing


  • Hasham Khan Department of Science of Dental Materials KMU, Institute of Dental Sciences, Kohat, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Amer Khan Department of Science of Dental Materials KMU, Institute of Dental Sciences, Kohat, Pakistan
  • Shehzad Fahad Royal Imperial Hospital, Swat, Pakistan
  • Aimen Tariq Type-D hospital Havelian, Abbotabad, Pakistan
  • . Shawana Rehman College of Rehabilitation sciences (RCRS), Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Zainab Ayub Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar, Pakistan



Additive Manufacturing, Fabricate, Zirconia, Clinical practice, Strength


Zirconia's distinctive intrinsic qualities have drawn the interest of the dentistry community in medical settings. The technology of additive manufacturing (AM), which produces very little waste, has been utilized to create complex and highly accurate materials. Despite AM has a number of potential benefits for efficiently producing functional, complicated shape zirconia components, there is still a paucity of industrial importance in implementations. Objective: To evaluate the strength and reliability of zirconia manufactured using the AM technology. Methods: A 3D printer was used to create zirconia bars in both horizontal and vertical orientations. The samples' geometrical correctness, density, layer thickness, and ductility were all measured using short bars. In tests for tensile properties, long bars were utilized. Using a caliper, the lengths of three short bars were measured, and the average values were calculated. They were contrasted with the theoretical parameters using a one-sample t-test. Results: It was discovered that varied construction orientations affect dimensional correctness, translucency, and dynamic qualities. Vertical-printed zirconia is denser and translucent than horizontally-printed zirconia. Conclusions: Nonetheless, zirconia that has been printed horizontally has remarkable precision and mechanical qualities. Stress and poor adhesion between the layers of materials should be fixed.


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DOI: 10.54393/pjhs.v3i06.374
Published: 2022-11-30

How to Cite

Khan, H. ., Amer Khan, M. ., Fahad, S. ., Tariq, A. ., Shawana, ., & Ayub, Z. . (2022). Strength and Reliability of Fabricate Zirconia by Additive Manufacturing: Strength and Reliability of Fabricate Zirconia by Additive Manufacturing. Pakistan Journal of Health Sciences, 3(06), 261–266.



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