ALBANY BILLIARD BALL COMPANY
Celluloid scrap is sprinkled with solvents to plasticize it
preparatory to mixing it with fillers, and is set aside to become uniformly
The plastic celluloid is mixed with the filler on ordinary mixing
rolls. The resulting stock is formed into sheets.
While in a warm plastic state the product is mixed with filler and
formed into pats which when cold, are hard and brittle. They are spread on
the table for cooling and hardening before going into the dryer.
Rough balls are knocked out of molds in a hydraulic
In the final steps, balls are sanded and polished. The
manufacturing process is completed with the buffing on a special buffing
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