When Are Promotional Rollerball Pens Best?
Promotional rollerballs get brands noticed and respected
When sourcing promotional pens, you may have trouble deciding whether you want to promote your business with ball pens or promotional rollerballs. You may have people in your office who sware by one or the other. Here we would like to show you the advantages of using promotional rollerballs. That said, it is a personal choice so be sure to ask for samples of the ball pens or rollerballs that interest you and write with them.
You may or may not be aware that most promotional rollerballs are supplied with a cap where ball pens generally aren't. Here are a few other differences thay might interest you...
Promotional Rollerballs Use Water Based Inks
Promotional rollerballs use a ball point mechanism that is either water-based or gel ink. This is different to ball pens which use oil based inks.
Water-based inks saturate the paper more deeply and also widely which gives promotional rollerballs their distinct writing qualities.
Promotional Rollerballs Require Less Pressure when Writing
First let's look at what promotional rollerball pens are...
Rollerballs are pen which use a ball point mechanism which uses a water-based or gelled ink. Ball pens on the other hand use an oil-based ink. Water-based inks saturate more deeply and also widely into the paper which gives rollerballs their distinctive writing qualities.
So what are the advantages of writing with a rollerball pen?
There are four reasons good reasons why you might prefer promotional rollerball pens and here they are...
Promotional rollerball pens require less pressure for writing
A lot less stress is required to write with a rollerball. This is ideal for many writers who want to be able to write quickly. The rollerball ink seems to glide smoothly across the page without much effort.
Finer Lines Are Often a Bonus
Rollerballs tend to write with finer lines than ballpens. This can result in a clearer style of writing that many people prefer.
Rollerball Inks Are Thinner for Smoother Writing
The Waterbased inks used in rollerballs is much thinner and flows better than the oil-based inks used in ballpens. This means that the pen will normally write more smoothly with fewer gaps and breaking up of the line.
More Available Ink Colours
This is usually not a big issue with promotional pens. Most customers prefer black or blue ink. That said, we have supplied promotional rollerball pens on big orders with red and even green ink.
There are a lot more water-based ink colours to choose from than there are oil-based inks.
At the end of the day, it's down to personal preference. If you would like to see which your prefer, please contact us for samples of the promotional rollerballs that you find of interest.