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PEN / Writing Instruments Writing Ink Timeline (By Chad)

Writing ink has come a long way from the earliest known writing implements that did not even involve ink to many new and effective means of getting your ideas on paper. The timeline provides many noteworthy writing ink improvements. See when your favourites were invented.

Sharp Stone
4000 BC – Sharp Stone



Feather Quill
600 AD – Feather Quill Pen (water-based writing ink)

Wooden Pencil
1795 – Wooden Pencil – Nicolas Conte, France



Fountain Pen Ink
1884 – Fountain Pen (water-based liquid writing ink) – Lewis Waterman, New York, USA

Ball Point Pen Ink (oil-based paste writing ink)

  • John J. Loud 1844 USA                    
  • 1938 –– Laszlo Jozsef Biro, Hungary          
  • Ball Point Pen Ink (oil-based low viscosity Ink)
  • 1998- Chaudhary “Chad” Ramzan, USA


Porous Point Pen Ink
1962 – Porous Point Pen (fiber/felt-tipped pen) – Yukio Horie, Tokyo, Japan


Roller Ball Pen Ink
1970 – Roller Ball Pen (water-based liquid writing ink) – Pentel, Japan




Gel Pen Ink
1984 – Gel Pen (water-based gel writing ink) – Sakura Color Products Corporation, Osaka, Japan



ButterGel™ Ink    
2001 – ButterGelTM (oil-based gel writing ink) – Chad Ramzan - Chad Labs Milford, Corporation, Connecticut, USA
.ButterGel Xtreme™ Ink 
2013 – ButterGel XtremeTM (oil-based hybrid writing ink) – Chad Ramzan-Chad Labs Corporation, Milford Connecticut, USA



SuperJel X;
2017- SuperJel™ X ink, The latest invention of Chad Ramzan- Chad Labs Corporation Connecticut USA.
SuperJel™ X ink is extremely smooth writing friction free ink and possess Dynamic Negative Viscosity Similar to water. This is very smooth, dry fast, writes fast, vivid color, bold line, permanent ink, non-smearing and very long shelf life (over 5 years)