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Table 2 Mechanical proprieties of materials

From: Facemask performance during maxillary protraction: a finite element analysis (FEA) evaluation of load and stress distribution on Delaire facemask

Materials Tensile strength (N/mm2) Young’s modulus (MPa)
ABS plastics 46 2100
Stainless steel 800 200,000
  1. ABS Acrilonitrile butadiene stirene; MPa MegaPascal. 1MP a is equivalent to 1 N/mm2