Catalogue Number: 3433
Acrylic Dental Repair Powder and Curing Liquid Bottles
Sub-Category: Contact lens equipment
Corporation: Dental Fillings Limited
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London, England
Publisher/Manufacturer: Dental Fillings Limited
Description Of Item: (A) Translucent plastic bottle with white cap, 130 mm high and 65 mm diameter, marked Simplex Rapid Acrylic Denture Repair Material for Repair,Relines and Additions, Made in England by Denture Fillings Limited, London N16 on the front and Guaranteed to comply with the A.D.A. specification No. 13, Approx. weight of powder 225 gm, ZSOASE on the back. The bottle is half filled with a fine white powder. (B) Brown glass bottle with lack cap, 140 mm high and 50 mm in diameter with navy, red and white paper label imprinted with Liquid, Workshop Packet, Cold Curing, Simplex Rapid Acrylic for repairs, relines and Additions, Complies with A.D.A. specifications No. 13, Made in England by Dental Fillings Ltd., London N.16 and a DFL logo. (C) A white plastic nozzle cap for use with the liquid. Cap not in gallery display.
Historical Significance: Dental moulding materials were found to be ideal for taking impressions of eyes as well as making moulds on which to form scleral lenses from Perspex sheets.
How Acquired: Donated by Robert Kaye
Date Acquired: 26/10/2017
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 5