[Caulk/Dentsply, Delaware] A registered trademark for a dental impression material. Jeltrate® is composed of primarily of calcium alginate with small amounts of Silica, TSPP (Sodium pyrophosphate), and potassium alginate. Commercial Jeltrate® is a dry powder that gels within 1-3 minutes of being mixed with water.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Jeltrate® Mold; Jeltrate® Dustless Alginate; Jeltrate® alginate
Resources and Citations
- Calcium Alginate (Jeltrate®) Mold procedure at http://www.hsrd.ann-arbor.med.va.gov/jeltratesop.pdf
- Dentsply catalog at http://xray.essix.com/impression/jeltrate.html
- Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998