Abbott titanium balls are manufactured per 6AL4V ELI ASTM F-136. Titanium balls are widely used in aircraft, medical, industrial and jewelry industries. Abbott'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. Abbott titanium balls meet the Association of Professional Piercers (APP) standard for jewelry in order to promote safe piercings. Titanium is generally preferred because of its light weight, exceptional anti-corrosive properties, and high level of tension/compression strength. Titanium balls have the ability to stand up to high temperature applications. Other alloys of Titanium available upon request.