Graphite Art Techniques?

Answer According to, the average pencil doesn't actually lead, but rather a compound called graphite. It's this silvery-black substance, along with a little clay, that allows a graphite pencil... Read More »

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What is a graphite pencil?

Natural graphite is a form of crystalline carbon with qualities that make it useful for drawing and writing. The graphite in a pencil consists of a mixture of graphite and clay, often--but not alwa... Read More »

Can graphite be recycled?

Graphite can be recycled. Some common products produced from recycled graphite are brake linings and thermal insulation. There is not much demand for recycled graphite because it is very abundant a... Read More »

What is in carbon graphite?

Graphite, sometimes called carbon graphite, represents one of the naturally occurring forms of carbon and contains only carbon atoms. Because it occurs naturally, geologists classify graphite as a ... Read More »

What Is Graphite Lubricant?

There are many types of lubricants, ranging from motor oil to exotic lubricants like lithium-based ones. Some modern materials can be impregnated with lubricant, eliminating the need to lubricate m... Read More »