Ballpoint pens are among the most common and inexpensive types of pens that are available on the online. Because of this, it is possible to purchase a high number of these pens at a reasonably low cost and have them customized with your company name or logo. However, if you are interested in doing this form of advertising, there are a few things that you will need to keep in mind. Success with promotional advertisement is only as successful as the effort you put into the creation of your pens and the method which you give them away.
Ballpoint pens are also known as ball pens or biro and came into existence in the late 19th century. The name is derived from the fact that this pen works by dispensing ink over the metal ball or the ball point. It was introduced as the best alternative to quills and fountain pens and has now almost replaced the fountain pen the world over. The metal ball is usually made of brass, steel, or tungsten carbide. Ballpoint pens have had great influence over graphic design and art. The best ballpoint pens have no bleed through of ink and there is no smudging, which makes it extremely popular.
They are the most popular writing instrument in existence – ultimately, they are extremely versatile and ideally suited to fast writing and note-taking in everyday use.Ballpoint pens have quick-drying ink making them perfect for left handed writers.
Types of Ballpoint Pens
Ballpoint pens are usually made of plastic but the best ballpoint pens are made of metal, wood, or other materials and may even be personalized. The width of the ballpoint determines the thickness of the line. You can choose between broad, medium, or even ultra-fine. Ballpoint marker could be disposable or refillable. Disposable marker is available as multi-packs and are usually inexpensive. Refillable marker is more expensive. The ink reservoir as well as the ballpoint tip is available as a single unit and it is thus easy to replace.