What are Stabilo pencils used for?

What are Stabilo pencils used for?

Stabilo Pencils will allow you to write clearly and legibly on the backs of photographs or film negatives, polypropylene or polyester sleeves, and on glass, metal, or paper surfaces. They are water soluble and can be wiped off of smooth surfaces with a damp cloth, or erased easily when used on paper.

What is the darkest pencil to use?

B9 is the softest and darkest. 9H is the lightest and hardest graphite pencil. So a B6 is softer and darker than a B2.

What are the 3 grades of drawing pencils?

Graphite pencils H, F, HB, B, and 2B are ideal for drawing and writing with our B (soft black) pencil being equivalent to the traditional No. 2 pencil. Lastly, graphite pencils with hardness degrees varying from 2H to 6H are ideal for technical drawing.

What B is the darkest pencil?

The 7B is the softest and darkest of the common pencils (8B and 9XXB pencils are even softer and darker).

What are archival pencils?

Archival Methods Stabilo-All Pencils Overview This black 12-pack of Stabilo-All Pencils from Archival Methods is designed to write on photographs, film negatives, glass, and metal surfaces. Stabilo-All Pencils can write on plastic-coated paper, whereas regular graphite pencils do not.

How do you sharpen STABILO pencils?

The product needs an adult to use as the blade is very sharp, you have to angle the pencil at the blade then turn it as by just putting the pencil in like a normal small sharpener doesnt work, however it does sharpen much better then if someone was to use a knife.

Are pencils archival safe?

There are two main reasons why archivists recommend using a regular #2 pencil. It is reversible—it can usually be easily erased. Pen and marker ink is not reversible—it can’t be erased or undone. Graphite is also relatively inert, with none of the oily gunk that makes up the ink in many types of pens.

Is pencil lead archival?

Most pencil marks are archival in that if taken care off, will not fade.