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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..

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  ...

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 ...

pencils - 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 ...

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 ...

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."

What is a pencil made of - Econedlink

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Most pencils are made of cedar wood. Cedar can be found by the Great. Lakes. 2 . Pencil lead is made from a form of carbon called graphite. Graphite cannot be ...

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.