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A Table Tennis ball is made of celluloid, which is a thermoplastic.

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Q: What is a ping pong ball made of and how?
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What is a ping pong made of?

The ping pong ball is made from celluloid.

Is a ping pong ball an element or a compound?

A ping pong ball is an object made of plastic which is a compound.

Where does the word ping pong originate from?

Well, an ancient being from centuries ago hit a ping pong ball with his or her paddle. When the ball hit the paddle it made a 'ping' sound. The ball rebounded of the paddle and hit the table, making a 'pong' sound. Ping pong was then born.

Which floats a baseball or a ping pong ball?

ping pong ball

What is the material of the ping pong ball?

Ping pong balls are made from celluloid. It's a combination made mostly of nitrocellulose and camphor.

Can a ping pong ball be balanced on another ping pong ball?

no , it cannot

Is the gas inside a ping pong ball poisonous?

No ... the inside of a ping pong ball is filled with air. Click on the 'Inside of a Ping Pong Ball' link below to learn more.

What is the ball called in the game of ping pong?

It has no special name, it is a ping pong ball.

What is the mass of a ping pong ball?

The official ping pong ball is a hollow sphere made of plastic and 20 mm across. The mass is measured at 2.7 grams.

How many ping pong ball you need to cover 300scare feet?

22179.7 when the diameter of a ping pong ball is 40 mm I found the area of a ping pong ball and divided 300 sq ft by the area of one ping pong ball.

Average speed of ping-pong ball?

What is the average speed of a ping pong ball in the olympics?

What is a ping pong ball?

It is a small ball that you hit back and forth on a ping pong table.

What sport has a smaller ball ping pong or squash?

I think ping pong has a smaller ball

How heavy is a ping pong ball in grams?

A ping pong ball is usually 2.7 grams.

What are 3 things that are the same size as a walnut?

Golf ball, ping pong ball

What other objects are made from celluloid?

The ping pong ball.

How come a golf ball has more mass than ping pong ball?

Because the ping pong ball is hollow

Can you lift a one pound weight with a ping pong ball?

Depends how hard the ping pong ball is.

Would a ping pong ball or a golf ball hit the ground first?

You have not defined the parameters of your problem. Ping pong balls never hit the ground, they hit the ping pong table. Even if they miss the ping pong table, they hit the floor, rather than the ground. That's because ping pong is played indoors. Of course, you could set up an experiment that involves a ping pong ball and a golf ball, but you have not described such an experiment.

What will bounce higher a ping pong ball or a basketball?

A ping pong ball will bounce higher then a basketball when dropped at the same height. The transfer of kinetic energy is greater in the lighter ping pong ball.

Why is it easier to move a ping pong ball than a bowling ball?

It is easier to move a ping pong ball than a bowling ball because the ping pong ball has far less mass than the bowling ball. Since force = mass times acceleration, it will take far less force to accelerate (and thus move) the ping pong ball.

Will a ping pong float or sink?

A ping-pong ball will simply float.

What is the volume of a ping pong ball in cm?

If the volume of a ping pong ball is 2.045 in3, And the conversion of 2.045in3 to cm3 is equal to 33.5 cm3.So the volume of a ping pong ball in cm3 (Not cm... that's impossible...) is 33.5cm3!

Why is a golf ball heavier than a ping-pong ball even though the balls are the same size?

The interior of a ping-pong ball is filled with air, while the interior of a golf ball is made of solid material (rubbers) that are heavier (denser) than air. Thus wile about the same size a golf ball is much heavier than a ping-pong ball.

What is the dimension of a ping-pong ball?

A ping pong ball is a 40mm diameter sphere, with a volume of 3.35 cm^3