How to Compare Gel Ink Pens?

Answer A gel ink pen is a type of pen in which thick and opaque pigment is suspended in a water-based gel, enabling it to appear clearly on a dark colored surface--as opposed to an ordinary ballpoint pen.

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Which came first: gel pens or ballpoint pens?

Ballpoint pens came before gel pens. A primitive version of the ballpoint pen was created in 1888 by John Loud, an American tanner, but it did not receive commercial attention. In the 1940s, Josef ... Read More »

Can ink in old pens dry out?

Nothing is more frustrating than picking up an ink pen to write a letter and finding that the ink has dried up. Ballpoint pens and rollerball pens can dry out if the cap is left off for extended pe... Read More »

How to Build Pig Pens?

Building a pig pen is relatively simple, especially if it is only going to house a couple of sows. Pig pens should be designed to incorporate a few necessary ingredients, a place for the pigs to ge... Read More »

How to Use Felt Tip Pens?

Felt tip pens are easy enough to use and create simple, and often striking results. Felt tip pens create definite marks of one shade and must be used in conjunction with each other to create areas ... Read More »