What are pool balls made from?

Answer Pool and billiard balls are made from an artificial substance called phenolic resin, according to Saluc, a manufacturer of 80% of the world's pool balls in 2010. Pool balls were originally made fr... Read More »

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What do you use to clean pool balls?

While many companies make products specifically to clean pool balls, you can also use household cleaners such as 409 or Pledge. For stains, DLT Billiards recommends a non-abrasive cleaner, such as ... Read More »

What color are pool balls?

Pool balls feature nine colors: yellow, blue, red, purple, orange, green, maroon, white and black. The cue ball is solid white. The remaining balls are either solid colors (balls 1 to 8) or white w... Read More »

What is the setup of balls in pool?

Pool, also known as pocket billiards, can be played in numerous ways. The most common games include the eight ball and the nine ball. Each of these games include a specific formation and other rule... Read More »

What is the number of balls used in a standard pool game, not counting the cue ball?

In 8-ball pool, 15 object balls are used while in 9-ball pool, nine balls are used, according to the American Poolplayers Association. These numbers do not include the cue ball in the total.Source:... Read More »