3M Advanced Materials Division Datasheets for Balls and Sphere Shapes

Balls and sphere shapes are used in products that require a spherical component. Examples include bearings, ball screws, valves, flow meters, and gages. Balls and sphere shapes are made from materials such as glass, metals, plastics, and ceramics.
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3M™ Ceramic Microspheres 3M™ Ceramic Microspheres for Paints and Coatings Painted surfaces that are easy to wash and even scrub. Flat architectural paints with a smooth finish and an even sheen. In all...
3M™ Glass Bubbles Imagine lighter-weight vehicles that can travel farther on less fuel. More efficient ways to drill for oil and insulate deepsea pipelines. Paint that helps keep homes cooler on hot, sunny...