Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2014-07-02 19:35:52

The ball point pen works in a very simple way. When held upright the ink moves down to the ball and rolls as it writes.

User Avatar

Your Answer


Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

Did Lazlo Biro invent the ballpoint pen?

yes he did invent a ballpoint pen.yesYes, he did invent the ballpoint pen.

What is the Most expensive ballpoint pen in the world?

As far as i can tell the most expensive ballpoint pen in the world is the Mont Blanc ballpoint

What is a ballpoint?

A ballpoint is another name for a ballpoint pen or biro, or the device by which it writes.

Who created the ballpoint pen?

George Bush created the ballpoint pen about four years ago.

What is a Biro?

A biro is a BIRO-brand ballpoint pen, or by extension, any variety of ballpoint pen.

When did laszlo biro invented the ballpoint pen?

laszlo biro invented the ballpoint pen in 1938 !

Advantages on the ballpoint pen?

Despite popular belief, a ballpoint pen can not dry out because the ball is there. Plus if your Percy Jackson your advantage with a ballpoint pen is that it's also a sword.

What did the ballpoint pen replace?

fountain pen

What is the difference between a ball pen and a regular pen?

A ballpoint pen is just a pen with a cap. A regular pen is one that clicks. They both work the same though.

Who invented the modern ballpoint pen?

John J. Loud is credited for inventing the modern ballpoint pen.

What is a bic?

A bic is another term for a ballpoint pen or a Biro.

What was the year ballpoint pen invented?

The first ballpoint pen was issued on 6 of jan by corbin doe

When did the ballpoint pen first appear?

The ballpoint pen also dates back to the late nineteenth century.

When was the ballpoint pen first marketed in the United States?

The ballpoint pen was introduced to the U.S. market in 1945.

Who is Gyorgy biro?

He is Laszlo biros, the inventor of the ballpoint pen, brother. he helped invent the ballpoint pen

Did Laszlo Biro create the ballpoint pen alone?

No. He created the Ballpoint pen with his brother Gyorgy Biro

What is the name of the pen that astronauts use in space?

A plain old Biro/ballpoint will work.

What is the timeline for a ballpoint pen?

The quill pen, the fountain pen and then the ball point pen.

How do you say ballpoint pen in Spanish?

Ballpoint pen in Spanish is : bolígrafo or boli (Pronounced bow-lee) with the accent on the bow.

What does Le gustaría a usted un bolígrafo mean?

"Would you care for a (ballpoint) pen?" or "Would you like a (ballpoint) pen?".

How is a ballpoint pen made?

Below is a reference to a website, e-notes for Ballpoint Pen: How Products are Made. It provides history as well as the manufacturing process. Hope this helps:

Who invented ballpoint pen?

While there were several prior patents launched, the standardised ballpoint pen as you know it was invented by László Bíró. The first patent of the ballpoint pen was John Loud ..1888; 60 years before.

What was invented in 1938?

The ballpoint pen

What was ballpoint pen use for?

for writing

Does ink pen smudge or ballpoint pen smudge?

It depends on the type of pen or ballpoint pen you use. If you are outlining a drawing, you should wait for the pen lines to dry before erasing away the pencil lines.