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Table 8 A comparison of real and ideal play of 0.022 bracket and NiTi archwire combinations

From: Torque expression capacity of 0.018 and 0.022 bracket slots by changing archwire material and cross section

  Ideal play (°) Bracket Engagement angle (°) SD Mean standard error Significant difference
Nitinol .017×.025 12.48 Victory 27.13 1.13 0.66 S
SFP 21.18 0.75 0.43 S
Ovation 21.29 1.03 0.59 S
D.B. Leone 23.95 0.45 0.26 S
Damon 20.96 0.89 0.51 S
Nexus 39.00 1.12 0.64 S
CuNiTi .018×.025 9.82 Victory 32.35 0.96 0.56 S
SFP 30.13 0.40 0.23 S
Ovation 23.35 0.70 0.40 S
D.B. Leone 30.79 0.17 0.10 S
Damon 26.60 1.98 1.14 S
Nexus 48.97 0.40 0.23 S
Nitinol .019×.025 Hybrid 7.24 Victory 28.16 1.05 0.60 S
SFP 19.17 1.05 0.61 S
Ovation 19.20 0.56 0.32 S
D.B. Leone 36.51 3.31 1.91 S
Damon 21.46 0.96 0.56 S
Nexus 42.59 0.14 0.08 S
Nitinol Superelastic .019×025 7.24 Victory 19.66 0.75 0.44 S
SFP 15.64 0.48 0.28 S
Ovation 14.96 0.22 0.13 S
D.B. Leone 28.30 2.82 1.63 S
Damon 16.21 0.49 0.28 S
Nexus 26.42 0.46 0.26 S
Nitinol .019×.025 Heat 7.24 Victory 20.64 0.43 0.25 S
SFP 15.91 0.36 0.21 S
Ovation 13.47 1.52 0.88 S
D.B. Leone 31.09 1.33 0.77 S
Damon 18.36 0.55 0.32 S
Nexus 27.79 0.39 0.23 S
Nitinol .021×.025 Heat 2.33 Victory 12.42 1.47 0.85 S
SFP 8.27 0.48 0.28 S
Ovation 7.46 0.27 0.15 S
D.B. Leone 15.23 0.03 0.02 S
Damon 10.66 3.39 1.96 S
Nexus 17.50 1.88 1.08 S