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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 grey or black marks that can be easily erased. Graphite ... Because the pencil core is still referred to as "lead", or a "lead", many people have the ...

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 ...

www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/stories/do-pencils-contain-lead

May 11, 2009 ... Pencils are made from non-toxic graphite, not lead.

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

We take pride in handcrafting quality pencils and artist materials using ... A thin coat of glue is applied to the slats, and one pencil lead is placed into each of the  ...

www.lead.org.au/lanv4n3/lanv4n3-11.html

Nov 26, 2012 ... The 'lead' in a pencil has not been made of lead for centuries. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans all used small lead discs to rule ...

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.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.

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 ...