How Pencil Invented? What is the reason for using Pencil?

Pencil Invention Story
Pencil Invention

In olden times, small brushes were written by dipping them in raw ink. The Romans used to call their writing brush as pencil, from which the word pencil is made. The practice of writing with the pen of geese wings began in Europe from the sixth century. After this, a hundred years passed. An incident occurred in the middle of the sixteenth century.

A large tree was uprooted in a storm near Borodel in Cumberland, England. Dark black mineral material started to appear under its huge roots. It was like a black lead stock. In fact, that black lead and nothing was a very pure grade graphite. The best graphite was never found in England before

Local shepherds started using it to mark their sheep. Soon some townspeople came to know this secret. They cut his small bars and started selling them in London markets to shopkeepers and traders in the name of Marking Stone marking boxes and baskets. Then in the 18th century, Emperor George II took over the mine of Borodel. He was monopolized by the emperor.

Today, a pencil made of 18 cm long can make a line 55 km long and at least 50 thousand words can be written and it can be peeled 17 times until a little piece of rubbed fifty km is worn. Modern pencils are made from about forty different materials. The best graphite is found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar and Mexico. The best chariots are available in Germany. And the oval flint used in the tubing machines that produce a mixture of graphite and chalk is obtained from the Sea Tato of Belgium and Denmark.

History of pencil shell
Most of the wood shells of pencils meet 200-year-old fragrant cedars in California. Their fiber is straight and the color is often yellow or drab. Being relatively soft, this wood is not only considered ideal for cutting and grazing, it is also considered ideal for waxing, coloring and peeling. Cedar sticks are cut and dried in square pieces, after which they are cut from Pir into 5 mm thick, 70 mm wide and 185 mm long sections.

These pieces are colored and sent to the pencil manufacturers after waxing. Now this much work remains that after making grooves and pasting graphite sticks in them, cut them into different pencils. In this way, more than 300 varieties of pencils are prepared. He also has a pencil through which surgeons make marks on the patient’s skin before performing an operation.

Pencil Invention Story


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