The Hercules Graphite Pencil is a lead holder for large diameter 5.6mm leads. This set includes 3 degrees of graphite to achieve various ranges of shading and light values: HB, 2B and 6B. With the thick lead you can generate broad strokes and cover large areas. Sharpen with a standard single-hole sharpener or sandpaper pointer. The lead holder has a no-roll design and push button advance. Leads come in a convenient storage tube.