Where does pen ink come from?

Answer

The ink that we use in fountain pens or ball-point pens is usually obtained from dye and binders. Historically, inks were make of lampblack (soot) mixed with aqueous binders, although that has changed with numerous technological advancements in the manufacturing industry.
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