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Figure 5 Top: Before applying the opaque, Kahng used GCâ€™s Initial Porcelain Tiâ„¢ Bonder kit to apply a thin layer of the titanium bonder to the framework. The bonding material is importantâ€”it makes all the difference between a well-bonded restoration and one that doesnâ€™t bond at all. Bottom: The framework after firing and sandblasting.
Figure 2 Two days later, Kahng received the milled titanium framework and prepared it for porcelain application. He ground the copings using a Komet carbide bur especially designed for titanium; for best results, grind the coping in one direction only.