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Mechanical Pencil Lead Sizes
Mechanical pencil refills come in various sizes to fit the size of your pencil of choice. Quill has a variety of brands in stock and sizes that range from 0.3mm to 0.9mm to meet your individual needs. Keep a pack or more in the classroom, office or at home along with other writing supplies like pens, markers, whiteout and erasers. Read more ahead to find the right size for you.
0.3mm Pencil Lead Refills
This size is ideal for most mechanical pencils. The 0.3mm describes the diameter size of the lead, which is compatible with most automatic refill pencils. This allows for seamless writing, with no smears or smudge marks. The pencil lead included in these refills is considered to be #2 pencil lead. This pencil lead traditionally comes in black and is durable enough for frequent use.
0.5mm Pencil Lead Refills
A 0.5 mm pencil lead size is great for everyday writing or drawing. This size mechanical pencil lead is great for fine lines and effortless writing. Each pack contains about 90 lead pieces and writes smoothly on all common paper surfaces. The 0.5mm size is considered to be a medium-hard lead. Quill sells some 0.5mm lead refills that are available in red as well.
0.7mm Pencil Lead Refills
One of the most popular sizes of pencil lead is the 0.7mm, which writes smoothly and is dark in color, typically featured in a black color lead. This size is good for heavy-handed writers. This is a little bit stronger than the smaller mechanical pencil lead sizes. It’s more reliable and less prone to breaking. You’re also more likely to avoid smudges with this option. It’s available in different pack size options, and there are also options that are made 100% out of recycled materials.
0.9mm Pencil Lead Refills
This mechanical pencil lead delivers a smooth result. The refill packs are stored away easily in a book bag, pencil case, briefcase or even pockets. The 0.9mm pencil lead size is considered to have a medium hardness and be ideal for drawing, note-taking and any other frequent-use occasions. It’s also good for more heavy-handed writers, people who want to sketch or when you want a bold effect. This size is sold in a plastic tube that keeps the lead refills secured in one place.