Bondable reinforcing tape/ribbon. Strong resistance to fracturing. Rapid, precise and easy adaption. Patented Leno weave fabric, made from the same ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers used to make bulletproof vests. Ribbond prevents fracture failures in dental composites and acrylics.
Leno Weave features:
Adaptable and Manageable
Does not unravel when cut or manipulated
Multi-directionaly reinforcement, transfers stresses efficiently throughout the fiber network
Durable and impact absorbent
The Ribbond adhesive reinforcing tape is a polyethylene fiber which can be used for a wide range of indications due to the combination of strength, aesthetics and bonding ability. From fracture-tough periodontal splints and aesthetic posts and cores to strong single-visit bridges, versatile Ribbond provides solutions that are dependable, manageable and attractive.
Starter Kit contains:
3X 22cm long pieces of Ribbond original/regular in assorted sizes (2, 3, and 4 mm standard widths, or you can customize the widths yourself to suit your needs).
The special Ribbond scissors (most scissors will not cut Ribbond).
Easy to understand instructions.
Dead soft tinfoil for pre-measuring in the mouth.
The Ribbond Starter Kit contains everything you need except for the composite and acrylics that you already use in your practice including autoclavable stainless scissors.
Kit comes with enough material to make about 18 to 20 canine-to-canine periodontal splints, 25-30 single pontic anterior bridges, or 40-70 fiber reinforced composite restorations. Ribbond reinforcement fibers have an indefinite shelf life.