Pencils

What are Mechanical Pencils?A mechanical pencil, also referred to as a retractable pencil, clutch pencil or propelling pencil, is a variant of a standard pencil, except that the lead is not fused to the outer casing but moves down the hollow centre of the pencil. As the lead point is worn away through use, the lead inside the pencil is mechanically pushed forward using a lead-dispensing mechanism to replace the worn point. Most mechanical pencils are refillable, simply purchase a refill pack of leads and insert into the leadholder.How do Mechanical Pencils Work?You press down, usually on the top of the pencil to trigger a pushing motion that will push a small piece of thin lead that you can then use to write or draw with.Features and benefits: Fully retractable tip Button clip for easy & secure storage in pockets Some feature an eraser housing at the top of the pencil Ideal for drawing with a ruler or stencil No need for sharpening Replaceable lead refills are cheap and easy to install Spring loaded pencils available to reduce lead breakage Cushion pointWhere might I use a Mechanical Pencil? Ideal for engineers In school for students Home or work In your business to cut down expenses on stationary

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RS Stock No. 795-1387
Mfr. Part No.S0770590
BrandRotring
£4.83
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0.5mm HB
RS Stock No. 874-9618
Mfr. Part No.1900181
BrandRotring
£57.08
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0.5mm Soft
RS Stock No. 874-9611
Mfr. Part No.1900182
BrandRotring
£57.08
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0.7mm Soft
RS Stock No. 874-9615
Mfr. Part No.1904836
BrandRotring
£2.29
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0.5mm HB
RS Stock No. 874-9624
Mfr. Part No.1904837
BrandRotring
£2.29
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0.7mm HB
RS Stock No. 179-4047
Mfr. Part No.1900184
BrandRotring
£57.08
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0.7 Soft
RS Stock No. 179-4046
Mfr. Part No.1900183
BrandRotring
£57.08
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0.5 Soft