Ball Point Pens
Best Selling Ball Point Pens
- Product Code: 000582
- Quality retractable ball pen with gripping area
- Bright solid all-metal cone for added strength
- Contains Lubriglide® ink for smooth performance
- Water and light-resistant ink
- Our Price: £8.12
- £9.74 (inc VAT)
- RRP: £16.20
- You Save 50%
The ballpoint pen is one of the most popular and widely used office products of all time. Coming in an array of colours, style and sizes, ballpoint pens are used the world over in offices every single day. The fountain pen may be more suited for writing letters, and the highliter pens may be better for editing text, but the ballpoint pen is an absolute office staple that most companies would struggle to operate without. Unfortunately, it's also one of the most elusive products around, and for every pack of ballpoint pens you buy, you can be sure around half of them will go missing, so keep your office well stocked and avoid this perennial problem.
History and Facts
The ballpoint pen is most commonly referred to as a a Biro, named after Laszlo Josef Biro, the man who invented the new ballpoint technology in 1935. The way the ballpoint works is simple- a tiny ball made of various metals and connected to an ink 'reservoir'. It is secured within a socket and rolls across the page, transferring the ink from inside to out. There are numerous styles of ballpoint pen, the most common using a link to prevent the ink from drying, although many modern pens use push button technology to protect the ink.
With such a variety of ballpoint pens from which to choose, it's a tough enough task deciding which ones to order. Choosing the colour is important. Many administrative forms require black (sometimes blue) ink, so having a stock of black ballpoint pens in the office always comes in handy. If you're editing work, the classic schoolteacher red ballpoint is always the safest bet to ensure no colour clashes with your document. Once you've picked a colour, it's time to choose a style. Comfort grip and even steel ballpoint pens are available, but the classic plastic ballpoint usually proves the most popular.
Having stocked up on ballpoint pens, you're ready to equip your desks with all the other essentials, such as highlighter pens and permanent markers. Whatever your stationery needs may be, you'll be sure to find the right products for you here at Office Kitten. Take advantage of our great value and impressive service and order today!