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What simple machine is in the ballpoint pen?
parker, ni ball pen
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A Ballpoint pen has a round ball at the tip, which is used to control the flow of ink onto the page. Almost all modern pens are ballpoint, ballpoint pens are a relatively rece…nt invention. The only common alternative to a Ballpoint pen is a Fountain pen. A Fountain pen is identifiable by the shape of its "nib", which is commonly a flat piece of metal with a channel down the middle which controls the flow of ink onto the page. Broadly speaking, the most common ballpoint pen you will find is a disposable type, with a thin tube of ink which will be visible from the outside if the casing is clear. Disposable pens are commonly marked with a coloured cap to indicate the colour of the ink inside. When writing with a ballpoint pen, it is usually neccessary to press the tip onto the page, or the ink will not come out in a regular fashion. As a consequence when writing on soft paper, in a pad for example there is usually a visible mark left on the pages below. This can be an advantage, as a layer of Carbon paper can be put behind the top page, and the carbon will be left on the page below, leading to "carbon copies". It is not normally practical to use a fountain pen with carbon copies, as by contrast, a fountain pen does not need a lot of pressure in order to write. Hence when the same person is writing they will normally have two distinct styles from which type of pen they use. There are some more expensive types of ballpoint which allow you to keep the pen and replace the ink supply, but Fountain pens are usually designed with a replaceable supply of ink in mind. Most modern types of fountain pen use an internal cartridge to store the reservoir of ink, although historically earlier fountain pens were supplied with ink by dipping the tip into a jar of ink, and some later types were designed to allow the ink to be "sucked up" through the nib into an internal reservoir. I hope this helps! i don't know through the way of writing
Pencil.. Because you can erase it in case you mess up.. Or buy an erasable pen.. They can be found at OfficeDepot or HobbyLobby..
No. The classic simple machines are: Lever Wheel and axle Pulley Inclined plane Wedge Screw Using the pen has no mechanical advantage, other than in a ballpoint …pen where the roller bearing reduces friction, but is primarily intended to produce an even ink application.
The first patent for a ballpoint pen was issued on 30 October 1888, to John J. Loud, however the idea of using a ball point within a writing instrument to applying ink …to paper has existed since the late 19th century.
Turn on an old-fashioned electric stove (on High), and put the tip on the stove burner for 10-15 seconds (be careful not to burn yourself!!) - then scribble on a piece of pape…r. That should remove any dried ink in the tip.
The first crude ballpoint pen was patented in 1888 by John Loud, an American leather tanner. The next stage of development came almost fifty years after Loud's patent, with …an improved version invented in Hungary in 1935 by László József Bíró (September 29, 1899 - November 24, 1985) and his brother. It was john loud in 1888 ..and then redisigned by laslo biro in 1938. It went through many developments and patents, first begun in 1888 by John Loud with the first patent. It didn't work well, even though he got funding to produce it in Argentina with the help of the government there, it kind of flopped. Something to do with gravity. It went through many more stages based on his patent, and in 1938 Laszlo Biro was given credit for inventing the first ballpoint pen. It still went on thru many changes to get to the one we know today.
Probably around .40. Packs of 5 most common & is around 2.00 (US)
According to BIC, the Cristal (typical and ubiquitous disposable ballpoint pen) weighs 5.8 grams.
The first country to invent the ballpoint pen was the United States. John Jacob Loud, an American inventor, is known for designing the first ballpoint pen. However, it did… not become a viable commercial endeavor until Biro Pens of Argentina was founded in 1941.
Because they were cheap and easy to find.
my ballpoint pen is 14.5 centimeters long. It seems pretty standard.