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Golf Ball Inspector

Inspect and test golf ball centers and wound cores.

What does a Golf Ball Inspector do?

Inspects and tests golf ball centers and wound cores for conformance to standards and records results: Squeezes liquid centers through wringer to observe cover leaks. Examines wound cores to see that ball is round and that thread condition meets specifications. Passes ball through go-not-go gauges to verify size. Places wound cores on fixture of compression tester, presses pedal to drop ram, and observes gauges to obtain compression reading. Sorts balls according to compression registered on gauge. Reports compression test results and other quality factors.