Lead sharpens to a perfect point for a scratchless, glossy line in any weight. Leads provide smooth, opaque laydown every time. Super-bonding process welds the lead and wood into a solid unit that effectively resists point breakage and wear. Excellent for use on paper or vellum. Retractable (Yes/No): No; Eraser (Yes/No): No; Graphite Color(s): Black; Color Family: Black.