How to choose your foosball ball?
You probably already know that there are several types of balls for playing foosball. The ball is an essential element to play a game. Without a ball, there is no game of foosball. But how do you choose the right ball for your level and your needs? You can't choose a ball lightly, each ball has different attributes. Depending on the nature of the ball, the game will be completely different. Find the perfect ball to have fun with your friends on your foosball table.
The cork ball
If you are just starting to play foosball, this ball is for you. Lightness, ease of braking, hitting and shooting are its main qualities. Depending on your taste, there are two types of cork balls: natural color and white color, perfect for aesthetics.
With wear and tear, cork balls are easier to handle. They are the most commonly used balls for foosball, feint as you wish with this type of ball. Cork balls can wear out faster than other types of balls, it is possible to see cracks appear on their surfaces. Of course, the cork will only disintegrate after many games played with your friends and family.
Why choose white cork balls instead of natural cork balls? White cork increases the longevity of the balls, they are harder and will last longer compared to natural cork. They hang just as well and make the game last longer.
Why do some people burn the surface of cork balls before playing? Burning cork balls serves to remove the plastic layer that sits on the surface of the ball to increase the grip.
The plastic ball
This ball was designed for the novice. They are easy to handle and light but sometimes uncontrollable with speed. The plastic balls are designed for the youngest, with the desire to have a good time with your family or friends. They are suitable for public places or communities. Plastic balls are very practical in defense with their weight and durability that will allow them to last over time.
The semi-pro ball
We offer you the equivalent of ITSF balls with the semi-pro balls. These are high quality balls with a great fluidity. They adhere well to the ground. You can clean your balls easily with a small sponge with soap and water. It is the perfect compromise between the power and speed of a plastic ball and the control of a cork ball. Nothing to envy the ITSF balls, you will have a quality replica signed Stella.
FAQ about balls
What materials are used for foosballs?
The raw cork, used for the production of foosballs, comes from the wood of different trees, such as cork oak bark. For the semi-pro balls, it is made of Elvax®750, a synthetic material. This material makes the balls softer and rougher.
What are the weights of the foosballs?
La balle en liège possède un diamètre d’environ 35 mm et un poids d’environ 13 grammes tandis que les balles semi-pro pèsent en moyenne 20 grammes. Pour les balles en plastique, vous avez un poids de 18 grammes.
What are the prices of foosballs?
Prices vary depending on the type of ball, with the lowest prices starting at 12 euros for a batch of ten balls and 21.5 euros for a batch of five semi-pro balls.
Do the foosballs come with balls?
Your foosball tables always come with an assortment of balls: 3 cork balls, 1 plastic ball and 1 white cork ball.
How quickly do you get your foosballs?
If you buy balls, they are delivered within 7 working days.
Our Stella foosballs
White Liège ball for 13g foosball for Stella foosball. Set of 10.
WHITE SEMI-PRO BALL, the unit
Diameter: 34.5mm +/- 0.2mm
Weight: 20 grams +/- 0.3 grams
Material: Elvax®750, a synthetic material, the balls are softer and rougher
White plastic ball for foosball of 13g for foosball Stella. Set of 10.