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What is the difference between Bis-Silane and Porcelain Primer?
Porcelain Primer is a single bottle pre-hydrolyzed no-mix silane primer. Bis-Silane is a two-bottle silane primer that requires mixing prior to application so the hydrolyzation of the silane can be achieved. Bis-Silane has a three years shelf life instead of Porcelain Primer that has only two.
Do I need to shake Bis-Silane/Porcelain Primer prior to use?
There is no need to shake the bottles of Bis-Silane and Porcelain Primer, both of them are always homogenous.
Does Bis-Silane/Porcelain Primer affect the final seating of the restoration?
No, both Bis-Silane and Porcelain primer have film thickness of 0-1µm . Also, Bis-Silane and Porcelain primer do not need to be light-cured.
What is the self-life of Bis-Silane/Porcelain Primer?
Bis-Silane: 3 years. Porcelain Primer: 2 years.
Do I need to refrigerate Bis-Silane/Porcelain Primer prior to use?
No, both Bis-Silane and Porcelain Primer may be stored at room temperature.
Do I have to light-cure Porcelain Primer/Bis- Silane after application?
No. After applying Porcelain Primer or Bis-Silane to the restoration, allow it to dwell for at least 30 seconds and dry with warm air syringe.