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Pen Type-B

Pen Type-B


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"I have searched the length and breadth of the internet and own a dozen Titanium pens but this has by far exceeded one's expectations. A completed and a finished product that lives up to its hype. I can safely and unequivocally say...Built to last! Must have."

- Amarjeet (AUSTRALIA)
"Penfection! I own lots of pens and was still absolutely blown away by the Type-B. I have read the reviews and originally assumed people were exaggerating a little. Nope. This is the real deal. I feel privileged to own such a wonderful piece of functional art. Thank you CW&T!!"

- Jim S. (USA)

A minimal everyday pen, over-engineered to last generations.

The ultimate pen for illustrators, designers, and architects.

Precision machined to create a piston-like effect between the pen and sleeve. The pen falls slowly and makes a nice popping sound when you pull it quickly from its sleeve. 

No visible logo. 

Precision machined flat so it won't roll off your desk.

A super minimal everyday pen, engineered to last generations.

The ultimate pen for illustrators, designers, and architects.

The ultra-high machining tolerances between the pen and sleeve create a piston-like effect. The pen falls slowly into its sleeve and makes a nice popping sound when you pull it out quickly. 

Pen Type-B has no visible logo. 

The brass sleeve purposely doesn't have a coating, so your Pen Type-B can develop its own unique patina over time as you handle your pen. 

Titanium Pen Type-B is available with a matte black ceramic-polymer coating (Cerakote). The coating is durable, but over time it will wear to reveal the titanium underneath. We think it gives a kind of cool and rugged feel.

Pen Type-B in titanium weighs almost half the weight of its brass and stainless steel counterpart. It's got the hardness of stainless steel and the lightness of aluminum. That's really hard to beat. Titanium is the ultimate material. Both the sleeve and the pen are made of titanium.

Order a Pen Type-B with a custom laser engraving on the flat surface of the pen sleeve.

Available with an aluminum case.


- Pen Diameter: 9.8mm
- Pen Length: 125mm
- Sleeve Length: 120mm
- Sleeve Width: 12mm

- Brass Sleeve Weight: 47g (1.6oz)
- Stainless Steel Pen Barrel Weight: 44g (1.5oz)

- Titanium Sleeve Weight: 25g (.9oz)
- Titanium Pen Barrel Weight: 27g (1oz)


Pen Type-B (along with all of our other pens) are manufactured at a multi-generation machine shop in Vermont. Each pen is carefully made above and beyond the necessary tolerances to ensure a perfect fit between the pen and the sleeve. It takes over 20 highly tuned operations to craft a Pen Type-B.


Pen Type-B ships with a Black Pilot Hi-Tec-C 0.3mm cartridge.

To replace the ink cartridge, simply unscrew the back of the pen with a coin.

Hi Tec-C cartridges are available in 4 line widths and over 30 colors ( You can also purchase refills here.

There are also a bunch of other ink cartridges that are compatible with Pen Type-A.



PEN TYPE-B was made possible by the support of many amazing, generous superstar supporters of our work on Kickstarter.

Our campaign to launch Pen Type-B was successfully funded on November 8, 2015.

Titanium Pen Type-B was successfully funded on July 22, 2017.

We could not do what we do without you believing in the work that we do.

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Angel A.
United States

Lightweight heavy hitter.

I was gifted the brass Pen Type B a few years ago, as soon as I used it I knew I'd be returning for another. The engraving and coating of this pen pulled me in, and the precise function as well as the light weight (yet durable) body affirmed that I had made the right choice. This will be my pen of the year for classroom use, the refill is perfect for all of the maps we label and draw, the durability means no student can break it, and the "POP" always gets a laugh or a curious look. This to me has been the perfect pen to own.

Fernando F.
Peru Peru

My Type-B pen

(Ti + ceracoat) beautifully made, body weight is perfect, a little heavy to write with sleeve on. A pity the sleeve is slightly scratching the Ti body. Pilot HiTec-C refill is a wonderfull writer, in 0.3 & 0.25mm. Keeping it in a hand stitched sole leather pouch. Using it for all my designs & drawings; lookers can’t keep their eyes off of it ;-) Completely glad with it, worth every penny! Keep the good work.

Jonathan K.
United States United States


i’d been searching for the perfect premium pen and thought i’d gotten a little picky in my wanting one that was great-looking, sturdy-but-not-heavy and took hi-tec c refills. the type-b is so satisfying to use: from the opening, to the writing, to the closing! thank you thank you.

James S.
United States United States

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CW&T are the absolute greatest. Not only did they create the perfect pen, but their service, professionalism, humanism and overall excellence make the experience even better. Buy this pen. Buy all CW&T stuff. You will be happy!

United States United States


Pops! Over and over and over.