Pencils are one of the most common work and study tools in the world. These small wooden elements help us to create all kinds of drawings, take notes, make evaluations and all kinds of tasks that require us to capture ideas on a surface by drawing or writing.
Pencils are extremely inexpensive, as only wood, graphite and glue are needed to make them. Other materials are also used to complement the pencil, such as varnish, paint and a small eraser that is usually placed at the top of the pencil.
The pencils are one of the most important inventions in history and one of the simplest to use. However, their manufacture, despite using simple elements, is somewhat elaborate and requires a well-designed industrial assembly system to ensure the quality of the pencils.
In the following video, we will see how pencils are made: