Fluid handling

Essentra is a leading producer of custom fluid-handling solutions. With a global manufacturing capability and rigorous production processes including quality-controlled labs and ISO compliances, we ensure the highest levels of uniformity for every part and component.

Whether it’s bonded fibre, porous plastic or polyurethane foam, you will find the material technology you require. Our specially formulated bonded-fibre reservoirs and extruded plastic coatings provide a range of benefits such as finely tuned ink laydown, outstanding leak resistance and long life.

Our reservoirs are compatible with almost any type of ink including metallic / glitter, alcohol-based solvents, ketone and water-based.


  • Permanent markers
  • Water-based colour markers
  • Whiteboard markers
  • Highlighters

Our solutions include:

  • Polyester, porous plastic and acrylic nibs
  • Groove, cross-section and angle-cut nibs
  • Custom-engineered capillary structures for specialised ink flow and write-out
  • Optimised nib and reservoir combinations for improved ink extraction


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Writing Instruments brochure

Download our Writing Instruments brochure for more information about our capabilities and solutions.

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