A Hypnotic Look at How Tennis Balls Are Made

Over the years, we’ve shown you various household objects being made–everything from crayons and ink, to vinyl records, old fashioned books and paper. Today, you can get a mesmerizing glimpse into how tennis balls are made. Created by Benedict Redgrove for ESPN, the short film above shows “the manufacturing process of [Wilson] tennis balls for the US Open.” Combined, it takes 24 different processes to make the final ball. And it’s fun to watch.

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  • Jim says:

    Doesn’t look fun for the workers
    does the world really need this many tennis balls
    are they recyclable ?

  • Kiki says:

    None of them wearing hearing protection. My ears are ringing only from watching this video and they don’t have any protection.

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