Superballs.com - - "Not So Controlled" Bounce Tests with Results

Performed on smooth cement (on Earth, at Earth’s Gravity), dropped as

equally as possible from approximately 6’ above ground with no wind.

 

Test 1

Original 1965 Large (1 15/16” Blue) – Appears on Left

vs.

2001 Large (1 13/16” Black) – Appears on Right

http://www.noframes.com/`superballs/test/Test1_1965_vs_2001.wmv (3.9MB)

Results: Original 1965 returns to between 5’4” and 5’6” (88.8% - 91.6%)

 vs.

2001 returns to between 4’2” and 4’4” (69.4% - 72.2%)

Note: 2001 ball return only 78.1%-78.78% of Original 1965 ball

 

Test 2

Original 1965 Large (1 15/16” Blue) – Appears on Left

vs.

1998 Large “Commemorative” (1 13/16” Purple) – Appears on Right

http://www.noframes.com/`superballs/test/Test2_1965_vs_1998.wmv (2.6MB)

Results: Original 1965 wins by a tiny bit over 1998 “Commemorative”

 

Test 3

1998 Large “Commemorative” (1 13/16” Purple) – Appears on Left

vs.

2001 Large (1 13/16” Black) – Appears on Right

http://www.noframes.com/`superballs/test/Test3_1998_vs_2001.wmv (2.1MB)

Results: 1998 wins by a significant margin over 2001 ball

 

Test 4

Coca-Cola ™ Promo (1 15/16” Clear w/ LED’s) – Appears on Left

vs.

2001 Large (1 13/16” Black) – Appears on Right

http://www.noframes.com/`superballs/test/Test4_Coke_vs_2001.wmv (1.4MB)

Results: Coca-Cola Ball wins by a tiny bit over 2001 ball