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Early billiard balls were made of ivory. Today, billiard balls are made of either a polyester based or phenolic based resin.

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What were billiard balls originally made of?

The earliest billiard balls were made of wood and then clay. Ivory was also used, the first ivory ball dates back to 1588. Today, billiard balls are made from plastic materials.


Where are billiard balls made?

In most Billiard, Pool and Snooker official tournaments, the balls used are made in Belgium by a company called Saluc - Aramith.


What are billiard balls?

Billiard balls can refer to the balls used for English billiards, pocket billiards, or snooker.


What are billiard balls made of?

Originally they were ivory, now they are a composite man made polymer


Type of metamorphic rock used in making billiard balls?

There is none. Billiard balls are made from a synthetic material using a resin that is either phenolic or polyester based.


How many balls do they use in billiard?

16 balls


What is the substitute of ivory used in billiard balls?

They're usually made of a plastic resin.


How do you polish billiard balls?

wipe it


Who invented the billiard ball?

The billiard ball was not invented, it evolved. There are no records of when the first billiard balls for table play were made or where thay were made. Records show the evolution occuring in both France and Italy and the people responsible are unknown.


What is used for racking billiard balls?

A rack.


What is the difference between the billiard balls used in snooker and the the ones used in pool?

Billiard balls used in snooker tend to be bigger and heavier then the balls used in pool. The billiard ball for instance is often 61.5 mm as opposed to the 57.15 mm for most pool balls.


How do they put the numbers on pool balls?

The pool balls, or billiard balls, are made of multiple layers of material. The numbers and colors are embedded and a part of the material in the last layers.

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