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Pellet Chips Metal Balls: Pallets, in general, pellets have a shape known as diabolo which means that the front and rear sections are of larger diameter than the middle. One reason for this is to reduce the friction that would result if more of the pellet made contact with the barrel. Even though some air guns are rather powerful, the amount of work necessary to push the pellet down the barrel would be large if the pellet had a shape like a bullet.

Another feature of pellets is that they have hollow bases (the skirt area of the pellet) that are generally larger in diameter than the front section (known as the head of the pellet). This enables the skirt to effectively seal the bore against the pressure pushing on the base of the pellet while the friction on the head area is not too high.

The pellet velocity from any air rifle depends on the weight of the pellet. Heavier pellets simply cannot be driven as fast as lighter ones. However, heavier pellets normally retain their velocity better as a result of their having higher ballistic coefficients. Even though initial velocity is lower, a greater percentage of that velocity is retained down range. Although a great deal of emphasis is placed on high muzzle velocity, pests are normally shot at some distance from the muzzle so the ability of the pellet to retain velocity is also important.

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 Pellet Chips Metal Balls

Pelletizing is the process of compressing or molding a material into the shape of a pellet. By extruding the material through a screen, the pellets are formed by shaving off the parts in predetermined lengths just before hardening. A wide range of different materials are pelletized including metals and chemicals. Ninety percent of pellets are usually made from rod varying in different diameters depending upon the requirement of the user. Uniformity in shape is an attribute of pellets.

Metal chips are generally irregular shaped portions of metal fragments where the key to selection is the “available surface area.” Chips come in a variety of sizes and shapes which can range from being quite large (an inch or two in diameter to fractions of inches). Generally, the smaller the chips, the more surface area there is of the material being used.

Chips are often made by “shaving” metals with burring type bits. The size of the chips depends upon different criteria such as, the size and roughness of the bit as well as the hardness of the material being shaved or chipped off. Selection and use of chips, like pieces, are often determined by the amount of surface area available on the material.

Metal balls are rolling, spherical elements that exhibit greater strength and toughness than plastic and ceramic balls. They have a sufficient hardness for many industrial ball applications, and most products are electrically conductive. Some steel, nickel, and cobalt balls can be magnetized. Metal balls made from certain alloys can also provide corrosion resistance and refractory resistance.

Nanoshel deals with Pellet Chips Metal Balls. The applications of metal balls are given below:

  • Balls made from electrically-conductive metals such as brass, copper, silver, and gold are used in electrical contacts, battery safety releases, switches and microelectronic interconnects. Dielectric balls are used in electrical and electronic applications.
  • Balls for valve applications include products for check valves and ball valves, as well as trunnion, segment, stem, three-way, four-way, poly or multiple way, and two-piece balls. Valve balls must have a controlled sphericity and sufficient tolerances for proper sealing against the valve seat. Typically, these metal balls have through-hole. They may also have a thread bore, slot, or stem. The through-hole provides a more uniform flow between the open and closed states.
  • Lower density or hollow balls are often used in float and level sensing applications.
  • S2 tool steel balls are often specified for petrochemical, oil and gas and mining applications when other types of metal balls can’t handle exposure to impact, erosive drilling and mining fluids, and abrasive minerals.
  • Metal balls with suitable corrosion and density (weight) are used as agitator balls agitation or mixing applications in aerosol cans or mixers.
  • Other applications for metal balls include proprietary, patented or specialty applications such as drilling equipment, hardness testers, swivel balls, pinball machine balls, weights, toys, bicycle parts, foosball balls, handles, knobs, skates, drawer slides, spacers, fillers, projectiles, marine parts, door locks, and coffee makers.

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