Re: Dry marking pens
|From:||Jeffrey S Crews <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
In my lab we used to whittle the points slightly with a razor blade and
that would re-start them if they still had ink. Just whittle to a new
On Thu, 07 Jun 2001 11:39:03 -0600 "Allen, Steven" <email@example.com>
>I am finding that the tips on my solvent-resistant marking pens are
>drying out. I may label a couple hundred slides and store the pen for
>days. I always secure the cap firmly and lay it down sideways. When
>to use the pen again, the tip won't flow ink even after repeated
>have tried getting the pen to write on slides and paper with no luck.
>tried storing the pens with the tips pointing down with no luck. Out
>curiosity, I cut one of the bad pens in half and the cartridge inside
>appeared to still have ink.
>Can anybody offer me some advice on how to get the ink flowing again?
>Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
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