The Caran D’Ache Fixpencil. The mechanical clutch pencil for professionals and serious artists. By Caran D’Ache, the inventors of the mechanical clutch pencil, manufactured in Geneva, Switzerland, for over 100 years. A proudly Swiss heritage.
The integrated sharpener in the cap conveniently allows the user complete control over the sharpness of each line, from pinpoint accuracy to broad shading. Complemented with the highest quality Caran D’Ache leads for unparalleled smoothness and consistency, available in the full selection of lead hardness grades. Uncompromisingly offering the highest quality to the most demanding user.
The strong metal body ensures that the fixpencil stands up to daily use for a lifetime. It moulds comfortably into the hand for all-day use. Slim enough to fit snugly into any sketch pad, it keeping the lead safe in the strong, metal body, reliably available for the task when required.
Extraordinary quality control measures dominate the manufacturing process to protect the heritage and ensure that each item leaving the factory is an extraordinary product.
Technical details of the Fixpencil:
body: Aluminium metal, available with smooth or with rough front part.
colors: Available standard editions of black body with black, red or green cap. Special editions Mario Botta available in white and in black.
lead: 2mm diameter Caran D’Ache Fixpencil lead available in 120mm lengths. Hardness grades 4H, 3H, 2H, H, F, HB, B, 2B, and 3B
sharpener: in cap
Care and maintenance
Tender loving care of your product will ensure that it remains in good shape for as long as possible. Even though the Fixpencil is an extremely tough pencil and stands up extremely well to the rigors of daily use, it can of course be damaged by excessive mechanical force, or exposure to aggressive or corrosive chemicals.
The Fixpencil forms part of the Caran D’Ache Office Line range, covered by a 2 year works warranty.