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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 grey or black marks ...

How A Pencil is Made - General Pencil Co., Inc.

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We take pride in handcrafting quality pencils and artist materials using traditional methods passed down for six generations. Our history dates back to 1860 ...

Pencil Making Today: How to Make a Pencil in 10 Steps - Pencils.com

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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.

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Jun 7, 2010 ... How A Pencil Is Made ... I always wonder how the machines that make the product are made ... Writing with a broken pencil is pointless..

Learn More - Dixon Ticonderoga

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Learn More. How A Pencil Is Made. Ever wonder how a pencil is made? Click on each one of the numbers below and see how we go through each and every ...

Pencils | How It's Made | Discovery Science - Science Channel

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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.

Why Pencil "Lead" is Called "Lead" - Today I Found Out

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Nov 24, 2010 ... There was a form of writing instrument before the pencil called a stylus that sometimes was made of lead. The stylus was a thin rod used ...

How Pencils Are Made - The Pencil Pages

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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 are ...

What's in a Lead Pencil? - The LEAD Group

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Nov 26, 2012 ... The original title of the piece is "How the lead gets into a pencil". The 'lead' in a pencil has not been made of lead for centuries. The ancient ...

It's only a pencil - Minerals Education Coalition

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GEOGRAPHY/SCIENCE. See pages 2 and 3 for Map skills and Science tie-ins. For a good site, visit www.pencilpages.com. Everything Is Made Of Something.

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A standard #2 pencil is 19 cm long, and weighs about 50 grams. They are made of graphite and clay surrounded by wood.
One pencil will supposedly draw a line that is 70 miles long.
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The Unleaded Pencil: What's Really Inside a Pencil? - Pencils.com

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Here's a myth buster: there is no lead in pencils. Rather, the core is made up of the non-toxic mineral graphite, known by the common name "pencil lead."

How pencil is made - material, manufacture, making, history, used ...

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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 ...

How Are Pencils Made? - Faber-Castell Australia

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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  ...