Voltaic Arc is part of our Rich Formula family of inks. This ink will produce a sheening effect on high quality fountain pen papers like Tomoe River and Rhodia. The writing sample in this listing was produced on 68 gsm Tomoe River paper.
Rich Formula inks have a longer dry time than Traditional Formula inks, but they'll exhibit a variety of properties unique to the saturated recipe.
Every batch of Birmingham fountain pen ink is manufactured by hand in-house from a series of raw ingredients selected for quality and consistency. Each bottle is poured, capped, and labeled by hand.
Ink Ingredients Diluent - Highly purified laboratory grade water to ensure consistency Thickener - Tempers feathering Humectants - Influences dry-time Lubricants - Regulates flow & performance Surfactants - Regulates flow & performance Preservative - Adds shelf life for safe long-term use & storage Colorants - Powder dyes to bring colors alive in the solution
*The large 120mL bottles are round glass with a dropper cap.
United States FREE USPS | Orders $40+ FREE FedEx/UPS* | Orders $40+ USPS | $9 FedEx/UPS* | $9
We do our best to ship all orders excluding pens within 2-5 business days. While we polish, package, and ship pens as fast as possible, please allow up to 2-3 weeks for pens made in-house to depart the workshop.
*When FedEx/UPS is selected, we determine the carrier based on package weight and destination. Generally, standard orders ship by FedEx and large orders within the continental USA ship by UPS.
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