A pen is an instrument of writing expression it has a special place in every student’s or professional’s life, pen often comes in various types—luxury, ordinary, Gel, Fountain, Roller Ball and many more. From schools to offices, the pen has found its way into everyday use as a mode of expression and it can also stir a mix of emotions such as pride, nostalgia, etc. A pen has been a symbol of gift in graduations, promotions, and career milestones.
We’ll look at different types of Pen and their Brands in India
1. Fountain pens:
They are considered the most prestigious pens of all time, and though there is a cumbersome process to refill the ink, fountain pens put down a heavy line of water-based ink with barely any pressure on the pages.
The roller ball pens are but hefty, they consist of the same dye-in-water ink found in fountain pens, at the ball end of the refill. Writing through ball pens is easy to write and much easier to change the refill. Roller balls write effortlessly and create very fine lines and the ink dries quickly, one point of the roller ball is that they need a cap to prevent ink from drying.
3. Fineliner or porous point:
They are a cross between a felt marker and a roller ball pen, the ink is the same as found in a roller ball or fountain pen, and it’s advised to keep the cap off as the ink dries quickly.
1. Gel Pen:
Gel pens are a hybrid between ballpoint and free-flowing rollerball ink, the writing flow of gel is smooth as the gel ink uses grade pigment in a water-based gel. The gel pen provides you with sharp, featherless lines and strong colors.
2. Ball Point Pen:
These ball pens were invented as a substitute and replacement for fountain and roller-ball pens. The ink in the ball pen is oil based which allows it to stick to paper more than it really dries, the pros of ball pen are that they last longer and their ink does not dry out. As said, the ball pen ink’s flow requires pressure as the ink does not flow smoothly and they are more pressure sensitive while writing and making lines that aren’t bold.
With so many options available in the market for pens, we’ll look for which pen might be suitable for your need according to Tip variant, Ink variant, affordability and looks.
1. Parker Pen:
Well who isn’t familiar with the luxury Parker brand, despite being priced on the higher side, it has a historical portfolio, and over the last 125 years, the brand has evolved as a competent contender. Parker pens have mechanical design engineering, and test prototyping areas, the anti-leak system was discovered by this brand.
One of the luxury pens, founded by the inventor of three fissure feed systems; Lewis Edson, the legacy of the pen was started in 1884 and it still captivates pen collectors from all across the globe. In India, they are considered as luxurious and uniquely crafted writing instruments, which apply modern technology using the finest ink, and exteriors are made of excellent metallic materials.
They are considered perfect luxurious pens, packed to perfection and have a regal look, Hayman pens provide a symbol of refined taste. The company produces pens with 18K of gold plating, they use German roller refills to provide a smooth writing experience to the writers.
4. Pierre Cardin:
They are a mix of an old era and the new era of pens, and are considered to be one of the most costly pen brands they are known for their excellent craftsmanship, luxurious look and premium writing experience.