We feature American made wood case personalized pencils. Our pencils are manufactured by one of the oldest pencil manufacturers in the US.
Our product offering includes many types of personalized school pencils. We offer custom imprinted custom pencils for business and schools, Carpenter Pencils, custom Golf Pencils, or for anyone needing pencils to promote their business or industry.
The personalized pencils as well as the novelty and school pencils are certified non-toxic and conforms to ASTM D4236 specifications. The Pencil Manufacturers Association (PMA) Certification Program ensures that only pencils manufactured from materials that are free from toxins and do not cause harmful effects if chewed receive the seal of approval. The Certification Seal ensures that the products displaying the seal are non-toxic from immediate and long-term health points of view. Our pencils also conform to the EN71 certification standard. The erasers are latex-free. The pencils have a #2 core (lead) unless otherwise noted.
Have you ever wondered how pencils are made? We have a great photo that shows the pencil making process. Click here.
Today's writing cores are a mixture of graphite and clay. By varying the ratio of graphite to clay, pencil makers can adjust the "hardness" of the writing core.
The hardness of the core is often marked on the pencil -- look for a number (such as "2" or "3"). The higher the number the harder the writing core. You might see other markings on pencils. Some pencil manufacturers use the letter "H" to indicate a hard pencil. Likewise, a pencil maker might use the letter "B" to designate the blackness of the pencil's mark.
A pencil will write in zero gravity, upside down, and under water!