Clicking on one of the materials below will provide you with a brief description of some of the ball materials available. Since we gathered technical data from various technical sources, the actual mechanical and physical properties will vary from one lot of material to the next. Therefore, we accept no liability for deficiencies or damages arising from the use of this data, and customers should determine the suitability of a material or product by conducting practical tests under realistic conditions. If you have any questions regarding a material, please contact our technical support staff for more detailed information.
Ball Materials That We Provide:
One of the most common ball types, chrome steel 52100 is a universal material for many different types of applications.
Carbon alloy balls are available in the following types:
Low Carbon Steel Balls (case hardened), and High Carbon Steel Balls (through hardened).
There are many different types of stainless steel balls, such as stainless steel 302, 304 stainless, 316 and 316L, 420 and 440 stainless steel.
Ceramic balls are made from a variety of ceramic materials and are extremely resistant to corrosion and abrasion. Some types are alumina oxide, ruby and clear sapphire, silicon nitride and zirconia.
There are different nickel alloy ball types, such as Monel 400, K-Monel and Hastelloy C-276.
Aluminum balls are very light and have very good heat and electrical conductivity. There are many different types of aluminum, such as aluminum 2017, aluminum 6061 and aluminum 7075.
We carry many different types of plastic balls, such as Acetal (Delrin®), Acrylic (Lucite, Plexiglass), Nylon, Polyamide-imide (Torlon), Polyethylene High Density, Polyethylene Low Density, Polypropylene, Polystyrene and Polytetrafluorethylene (Teflon®).
Note: Delrin® and Teflon is a registered trademark of DuPont.
We provide precision glass balls in the following types of glass, such as Black Glass, Borosilicate and Soda-Lime.
We can produce balls from just about any workable material to meet your specific needs. Some examples of the materials available are Tungsten Carbide, Cobalt 2, Titanium and Inconel Balls.
Sample of Inventory
Sampling of Salem’s inventory in Aluminum, Brass, Chrome Fractions, Chrome Inches, Chrome Millimeters, SS316, SS316L, SS440, Tungsten Carbide