Good pool balls are made of durable and crack-resistant resin. They come in sets of 16 -- one plain white cue ball and 15 multicolored ones numbered 1 through 15. Some pool balls are printed with intricate colors and designs. The standard diameter is two and one-fourth inches.
Types of Pool Balls
Kinds of Pool Balls include the following:
Standard pool balls
Standard pool balls have average diameters of two and one-fourth inches. They are used in recreational and professional games.
Artistic pool balls
Artistic pool balls are printed with patterns. Some are even made of made of translucent resin. They are commonly used in recreational and exhibition games.
Choosing Pool Balls (Buying tips)
Ball surface: Choose pool balls with no bumps or indentations. Such imperfections can affect the balls' movement and consequently, your game.