How Is a Pencil Made?
At a sawmill, cedar logs are cut into pencil stock, which is then shipped to a slat factory. The first step in making a wood pencil begins with a block of cedar, which is cut into slats with a circular saw. The wood blocks are slightly longer than the...
Most pencil cores are made of graphite mixed with a clay binder which leaves
grey or black marks that can be easily erased. Graphite pencils are used for both
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This clip from The Science Channel's, "How It's Made," about how pencils are
manufactured gets right to the point.
The picture at left illustrates the steps involved in the manufacture of a wood
pencil. It starts with a block of cedar (1) which is then cut into slats (2). The slats
Have you ever wondered how a pencil is made? Read on to learn about the 10
step pencil making process that transforms a tree into pile of pencils.
5 - When the trees reach fourteen years of age, they are mature enough to be
felled and used for the production of pencils. Logs wider than 5.5 inches are used
One of the oldest and most widely used writing utensils, the pencil originated in
pre-historic times when chalky rocks and charred sticks were used to draw on ...
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