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Table 1 Description of the materials used in this study

From: Analysis of the characteristics of slot design affecting resistance to sliding during active archwire configurations

Material Characteristics Manufacturer
Brackets   
 Damon SL II Passive SLS Ormco, Orange, CA, USA
  Slot 0.022 × 0.028 in
  MBT prescription
 In-Ovation Interactive SLS GAC International, Bohemia, NY, USA
  Slot 0.022 × 0.028 in
  MBT prescription
 Quick SLS Forestadent, Pforzheim, Germany
  Slot 0.022 × 0.028 in
  MBT prescription
 Synergy Conventional LS RMO, Denver, CO, USA
  Slot 0.022 × 0.028 in
  MBT prescription
 Time 2 Interactive SLS AO, Sheboygan, WI, USA
  Slot 0.022 × 0.028 in
  MBT prescription
Wires   
 Therma-Lite 0.014-in NiTi Thermal AO, Sheboygan, WI, USA
Ligatures   
 Elastomeric modules Internal diameter 1 mm Leone S.p.A., Florence, Italy