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Mechanical pencil sizes typically range from 0.3mm to 2.0mm, with variations in between. Each size serves a distinct purpose:

  1. 0.3mm: Ideal for precise, detailed work such as technical drawing, drafting, or intricate sketches. It allows for fine lines and intricate details.
  2. 0.5mm: A versatile option suitable for general writing, note-taking, and drawing. It offers a balance between precision and boldness, suitable for everyday tasks.
  3. 0.7mm: Commonly used for everyday writing and drawing tasks. It provides a slightly bolder line compared to 0.5mm, making it suitable for a variety of applications.
  4. 0.9mm: Offers a thicker line ideal for sketching, shading, and filling in larger areas. It provides more visibility and is less prone to breakage compared to finer leads.
  5. 1.3mm and 2.0mm: These sizes are even thicker, primarily used for bold lines, shading, and sketching. They are less common but offer versatility for artists and individuals who prefer thicker lines.

Each size caters to different preferences, writing styles, and tasks, allowing users to choose the one that best suits their needs for precision, boldness, and versatility.