Engineered for Precision!

Microperm® was designed for fine-line detail on hard-to-mark and non-porous surfaces. Diamond cutters use it to make precise marks on raw diamonds to insure exact cuts. Lab technicians rely on it to record essential notes on test tubes and microscope slides. Crafters use it to decorate everything from wooden letters to vinyl with detailed patterns and text.

Writes on diamonds, glass*, wood, cellophane, plastic and glossy sheets, CDs, photographic and x-ray film, paper and metal.

Waterproof, chemically stable Microperm ink has permanent adherence on most surfaces.*


  • Crafts
  • Test tubes, beakers and x-rays
  • Photographic film
  • Labels for cans and jars
  • Engineering templates and rulers
  • Back of photographs
Technical qualities
  • Three point sizes: 0.25mm, 0.35mm, 0.45mm
  • Protected tips will not split
  • Waterproof and permanent on most surfaces*
  • Writes on glossy and coated surfaces
  • Low odor, chemically stable, and waterproof on porous paper substrates
  • Meets ACMI non-toxicity standards
  • Not recommended for use on fabrics intended to be washed & not evaluated for cosmetic use on skin

*Alcohol based cleaners will remove ink from non-porous surfaces

Product Specifications


Stock # Description UPC No.
XEOK01-49 01 PEN 0.25MM - BLACK 0 84511 36649 7
XEOK03-49 03 PEN 0.35MM - BLACK 0 84511 36652 7
XEOK05-49 05 PEN 0.45MM - BLACK 0 84511 36655 8
34081 BLISTER CARD, 01 PEN 0.25MM - BLACK 0 53482 34081 2
34181 BLISTER CARD, 03 PEN 0.35MM - BLACK 0 53482 34181 9
34281 BLISTER CARD, 05 PEN 0.45MM - BLACK 0 53482 34281 6
34061 BLISTER CARD, 3 PK BLACK - 1 EA 01, 03, 05 0 53482 34061 4
54000 ALL BLACK COUNTER DISPLAY 48 PC - 24 EA 05; 12 EA 01, 03 0 53482 54000 7
54206 IDENTIPEN / MICROPERM LOW PROFILE DISPLAY 144 PC - Identipen: 24 Blk; 12 EA Rd, Grn, Blue, Orange, Prpl, Brn, Yellow; Microperm: 12 EA Blk 01, 03, 05 0 53482 54206 3


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Mark Reep
"I use black Sakura Pigma Micron .005 drawing pens to stipple most black-inked passages, beginning with the lightest

-Mark Reep