This Alvin Ben 2mm lead holder is an all metal barrel clutch pencil with an aluminum anodized knurled finger grip to ensure a steady hand while drafting or drawing. The lead holder’s positive feed lead advances 1/8" with each push of the button on the lead holders cap. The pencil cap also contains a lead pointer. The lead holder helps keep the 2mm lead secure and in place. For durability and precise lines lead holders are the way to go!