1. Classified by form
The types of pencils include: “log penholders”, “sharpened penholders”, and “pencils with caps”.
“Ordinary penholder” means that the pencil manufacturer presses the lead of the pencil with a wooden rod. This kind of pencil requires the consumer to sharpen the nib before it can be used. In addition, there is a small eraser at the end of the ordinary pencil shaft. It is more convenient to reverse the pen to erase errors. It was invented by American painter Aman.
“Sharpened pen holder” is a semi-product of pencils that are processed into a certain length of nib for sale.
“Pencil with cap” is a combination of a pencil shaft and a pencil cap.
2. Classified by process
Can be divided into traditional pencil and mechanical pencil.