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a whitish rubber derived from the coagulated milky latex of gutta-percha trees

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Tully provides an extended history of Silver's India-Rubber, Gutta-Percha, and Telegraph Company, which by the time of the strike was a high-tech operation that was deeply intertwined with the empire.
Vizgirda et al [7] compared hot gutta-percha and lateral condensation technique with obturation of the root canal with only MTA and concluded that gutta-percha has a better apical seal compared to MTA [7].
He noted that they "are always sought by the Sibops, Kayas, Kenyahs, and Ibans as guides in expeditions after camphor, gutta-percha, and bees-wax" (Furness 1902:1745).
People investigating their origins have discovered they are from the Tjipetir plantation, which in the late 19th Century was at the forefront of the global rubber boom and harvested the product from the tropical gutta-percha tree.
Group II: MTA Fillapex (Angelus, Londrina PR, Brazil) and gutta-percha using lateral condensation technique
Gutta-percha is the evaporated latex produced from a rubber tree most commonly found in Malaysia.
Surveying the expansive, intertwined histories of rubber, Tully remarks on what he calls the 'paradox' that 'the copper and the iron for [telegraph] wires were obtained from highly organised mines run as disciplined industrial undertakings, [but] the gutta-percha was provided by primitive, precapitalist extractive methods in the remote jungles of empire' (p.
With no warning, he struck Sumner's head with his gutta-percha cane, then proceeded to rain blows on the senator, who was blinded by blood and staggering to his feet.
The first, lateral compaction, uses a master cone of gutta-percha supplemented by accessory cones.
Rawlins scored 91, 82 - 173 with the gutta-percha ball.
Brookes struck him on the head with a gutta-percha walking stick.
On the teeth with lateral compaction (Ah 26 and gutta-percha cones) we observe good sealing and a compact aspect.
The Ford's Bell is a slim cone, usually of metal, with an ebony, ivory, wood or gutta-percha base to avoid the cold of the metal when placed on the patient's skin.
The first use of polymers came with the introduction of the gutta-percha ball in the 1840s.
What substance is gutta-percha, once used as the central core of golf balls?