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Rohrer & Klingner Inks

Guess what?!

Rohrer & Klingner Inks have just arrived in store!

We have just added two ranges of ink from Rohrer & Klingner to our collections. They are:

  • the NEW 6 tones of waterproof inks – dokumentus; and
  • the 18 tones of writing inks for fountain pens and quills – Schreibtinte.

Rohrer & Klingner dokumentus Waterproof Inks

Rohrer & Klingner dokumentus Waterproof Inks

dokumentus is the world’s first fountain pen ink conforming to the resistance requirements of DIN ISO 12757-2.

It has been tested by the Papiertechnische Stiftung Heidenau (Paper Technology Foundation in Heidenau), an independent standards body which has certified that this ink can be used by registrars for official documents.

R&K dokumentus certificate

New technology and high quality raw materials are used to formulate this new pH-adjusted ink guarantees permanent and archival writing. Comfort of writing with a fountain pen was the main focus of this new product development.

Do make sure to replace the cap on your fountain pen after use to prevent blockages in the nib. Beyond this no special care is needed!

Rohrer & Klingner Schreibtinte Writing Inks
Rohrer & Klingner Schreibtinte Writing Inks

With this range that contains 18 tones of writing inks for fountain pens and quills, Rohrer & Klingner continues an old tradition of ink production. Apart from classical tones (including two iron gall inks), several new colours are available, that have been developed for the primary purpose of calligraphy. On a traditional basis, the inks are produced with inter alia modern raw materials.

These inks feature high-class, brilliant colourants, specially treated water and minimal amounts of additives. This well-balanced composition causes the optimal cappiliarity of the inks and the accordingly good writing conduct. It is suitable for fountain pens, quills and other calligraphy utensils.

On most writing surfaces (including paper) the ink adheres well and, according to its capillarity, quick. Each of the inks are treated with high quality, pleasant dyes, that feature both a high brilliance and a well-balanced intensity. The colours of the iron gall inks (Scabiosa & Salix) intensifies when it oxidises on the air; Hence, writings with those inks are considered permanent, the historical term being “archivally safe”.

source: Rohrer & Klingner official website