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Pentel Hi-Polymer Ain Pencil Lead - 0.5 mm - HB - Hard

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Pentel Hi-Polymer Ain Pencil Lead - 0.5 mm - HB - Hard - PENTEL C255-HB3
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40 pcs of high-quality pencil leads from Pentel. Differing lead hardness is available.

Pencil Lead Hardness (from Wikipedia)

Pencil lead is graded by hardness: a greater percentage of clay results in a harder lead. H (harder), F, HB and B (softer) are pencils of average hardness. Pencils ranging from 2B to 9B are softer still and are used for sketching; 2H to 9H are harder than average. A common American #2 pencil is equivalent to HB.

In order, the leads are (from hardest to softest) 9H | 8H | 7H | 6H | 5H | 4H | 3H | 2H | H | F | HB | B | 2B | 3B | 4B | 5B | 6B | 7B | 8B | 9B.

The harder the pencil the lighter the mark, e.g. Bs tend to a create darker colour that can be smeared easily.





Specs
Model NumberPENTEL C255-HB3
Shipping Weight0.20 oz

Reviews


January 22, 2010
This is the best lead...
Verified Purchase
This is the best lead I ever used, its strong and solid and very high quality. I would recommend trying it out.

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July 8, 2010
Best pencil lead, very...
Verified Purchase
Best pencil lead, very smooth and really hard to break will be buying this again!!

kbcastillo
 
November 26, 2009
Whoa! This lead totally...
Whoa! This lead totally rox! It is so hard to break. And I will continue using it.

guanoliver
 
April 18, 2009
Oh i love this, it feels...
Oh i love this, it feels smooth and is very hard to break, for those of you who think like I used to, that lead breaks because of the pencil... nope wrong it breaks because of the lead I love this lead and will continue using it.



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