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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pencil

A pencil is a writing implement or art medium constructed of a narrow, solid pigment core inside ... Most pencil cores are made of graphite mixed with a clay binder which leaves ... Because the pencil core is still referred to as "lead", or a " lead", many people have the misconception that the graphite in the pencil is lead, and ...

pencils.com/the-unleaded-pencil

Here's a myth buster: There is no lead in pencils. Rather, the core is made up of a non-toxic mineral called graphite. The common name “pencil lead” is due to an ...

pencils.com/lead-in-pencils

As mentioned on our The Unleaded Pencil page there is no lead in the writing core of a “leadpencil. The core is made of non-toxic graphite and does not ...

pubs.acs.org/cen/whatstuff/stuff/7942sci4.html

Most adults probably realize that there isn't any elemental lead in a pencil. ... Pencils are made by cutting blocks of wood into slats that are machined to form a  ...

www.generalpencil.com/how-a-pencil-is-made.html

Our history dates back to 1860 when Edward Weissenborn founded the American Lead Pencil Co. in Hoboken, NJ. He was an inventor and machinist and ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/11/why-pencil-lead-is-called-lead

Nov 24, 2010 ... Karen asks: Why is pencil lead called lead when it doesn't contain any? ... The stylus was made with a very sharp point and could be used to ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What+Is+Pencil+Lead+Made+of%3F&v=CmCHSj2wTCI
Sep 27, 2010 ... Discovery / Science Channel's "How It's Made" Graphite Pencil Leads episode.

science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/science-questions/question465.htm

Take a look at the writing end of a brand-new wooden pencil before sharpening it ; it appears that the wood casing is one solid piece. This might lead you to ...

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/04/how-to-turn-a-pencil-into-a-diamond/360179

Apr 4, 2014 ... Which explains why your pencil lead is soft: Those single-atomed planar sheets ... You know what's also made out of carbon, though?