General information on Faber-Castell erasers and correct use
We have a product in the product range to suit every application. From erasers for homework, to high-quality art erasers used by artists. All rubber erasers and a large proportion of the plastic erasers produced by Faber-Castell are LATEX-free and PVC-free. The well-balanced plastic mixture of the quality erasers guarantees soft and smudge-free erasing action.
History of the eraser
When erasing large areas of graphite, particularly with writing or stroke areas running over several lines, the eraser can often start to 'smudge'. This is because the user tries to erase too quickly and the eraser bits have to absorb too much graphite. The eraser can only carry out its task if the movements create a balanced ratio between graphite-free areas and areas containing graphite. The eraser cannot become "overloaded"! Erasing parallel to the stroke: Area becomes dirty, erasing is slowed down unnecessarily! Erasing at an angle to the stroke: Erasing the area bit by bit clears the area quickly and effectively!