Waterball - Size, Shape and Materials

Size, Shape and Materials

The high performance waterball is generally the size of a golf ball or stress ball designed for catching with a single hand. Different waterballs are made of different materials. Most high performance waterballs are sealed balls and are made out of different types of rubber or neoprene with gel material center and polyurethane and Lycra jacket. The new generation waterball is water absorbing with fluid high density particulate contents. There are patent pending designs for "high density” or “balanced density " materials in making the new generation waterballs.

High performance waterballs come in different sizes and shapes. There are a handful of high performance waterballs such as Waboba Ball, Water Bouncer, and the WaterRipper currently sold in the USA. The sealed or water absorbing high performance waterballs are slightly larger + 2” or larger and made of soft rubber generally with a neoprene single seam jacket. These balls are designed to bounce on the water surface.

The water absorbing waterball is the smallest of these high performance waterballs. It is a collapsing bag or sack like a footbag with an Ultra Suede single seam cover and beaded fill with other water absorbing high density materials. It is designed to skip and roll on water in a low profile skip pattern. It is less than 2” in diameter and it easily fits and collapses in a 4+ year old’s hand. It looks and feels like a footbag or Hacky Sack. The water absorbing waterball like the Waboba Blast Ball and Water Ripper Ball are the only high performance waterballs designed to absorb water.

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