Picture Of Refils For Gel Pens

“Gel pen” is a type of ballpoint pen which uses pigmented water-based gel instead of ink. They are used for writing or illustration and they leave much stronger mark on the surface than pens that use ink.

Sakura Color Products Corporation of Osaka, Japan was the first to manufacture and sell gel pens in 1984. “Gelly Roll” was one of the first gel pens that Sakura introduced to American market in the late 1980s. After that Crayola sold gel pens with larger bodies aimed at kids. These gel pens wrote in fluorescent colors and with metallic sparkles. Graphic artists and architects especially love gel pens because they have control of ballpoint pens and strong colors. Gel pens allow for smooth writing and drawing and its tip doesn’t wear down like a felt-tip markers so quality of its writing doesn’t change in time.

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