Pens, Pencils & Markers
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About Pens, Pencils & Markers
Pens, Pencils & Markers are essential tools used in everyday life for writing, drawing, and taking notes. They can be used by anyone from school children to professional artists.
Types of Pens, Pencils & Markers
Pens come in a variety of sizes and colors with different ink types such as gel pens, ballpoint pens, and fountain pens. Pencils are usually made out of graphite or clay and come in different grades for varied applications. Markers come in both water-based and oil-based formulas with specialized tips designed for specific tasks.
How Pens, Pencils & Markers are Made
Pens are typically made from plastic barrels that contain an ink reservoir filled with various types of ink. The pen tip is usually made from metal or plastic with a small hole that allows the ink to flow onto paper when pressure is applied. Pencils have a graphite core encased in wood while markers use alcohol or water-based dyes contained within a plastic barrel.
Industries that use Pens, Pencils & Markers
Pens, pencils & markers are widely used across many industries including education, engineering, design and art. Teachers rely on these tools to convey information while students use them to take notes. Engineers often utilize pencils for technical drawings while artists may use markers to create vibrant pieces of artwork.
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