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Professional Bowling Balls

To understand the components of professional bowling balls is to consider the ball construction materials as two independent components, the coverstock and the inner-core materials. Professional bowling balls are essentially all poly-urethane based products. These products include additive materials and curing process variations, particularly for the coverstocks, yielding calculated designs in the final bowling ball construction.

The industry refers to various coverstock blends, however, in the following way: plastic, urethane, solid reactive, hybrid reactive, and pearl reactive. Each of these coverstock material variations yields to the performance range capabilities a given bowling ball possesses. Hybrid or particle coverstocks are, typically, the pro performance range bowling balls and are available from 12 – 16 lbs.

Naturally, the coverstock is the most important, single factor in determining the right choice of professional bowling balls but don’t overlook the importance of the inner core designs. Manufacturers will design cores made of urethane and polymer based products in varying density ranges, shapes, and sizes so the end result will influence the overall ball motion predictably as it travels down the lane.

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