Machined aluminum housing plus an exceptionally hard, tough, phenolic resin ball that moves smoothly into position. A single control for complete 360 pan / 90 tilt, fast even movement, instantly locked off in any position. Suitable for compacts and 35mm SLR's especially when small size and speed are essential. Hand building for yourself not only lets you appreciate the precise engineering of our heads, it enables you, simply, to disassemble and clean the head at zero servicing cost. With Quick Release
All ball heads fit any Bogen tripod, or any tripod with 3/8"-16 Euro thread. Ball heads screw right on and can also be locked in with the three locking screws in the center post platform of the tripod base.