Ball Bearings used in Body JewelryAbbott's precision finish ensures surface uniformity and aesthetics for jewelry use. Since Abbott balls are free from pits, cuts or other surface imperfections, they are also perfect for use in body jewelry. The body Jewelry industry has a high standard for safe piercings. Abbott meets or exceeds the Association of Professional Piercers (APP) standard for jewelry. The most common materials for the body jewelry industry are 316L and 316LVM stainless steel, Titanium per 6AL4V ELI per ASTM F136, Gold balls in 14K and 18K gold, White gold, Nickel free gold, Bio Dur, Silver, Platinum and Niobium. Abbott provides numerous value-added services such as Plating, Demagnetization, Drilling, Dimpling, and Annealing. We also provide custom packaging upon request. We currently stock 1/8", 5/32", 3/16", 7/32" and 1/4" 14K and 18K Gold balls, as well as various sizes of 316, 316L, 316L VM Per ASTM F138 and Titanium balls.

316L VM Per ASTM F138 Surgical Stainless
6AL4V ELI - Titanium
BioDur 108 Alloy - Nickel Free Stainless
Other precious metals that are currently offered are:
Gold - 9K, 14K, 18K and 24K
Silver - Fine Silver, Coin Silver, Sterling Silver
Stainless - 316, 316L, 316 LVM Per ASTM F138
Platinum - 100% and 95.2%/4.8% Ruthenium
Niobium-stock in 1/8, 3/16 and 7/32