Nib Inspector

Inspect fountain pen nibs.

What does a Nib Inspector do?

Inspects fountain pen nibs to ensure that smoothness, contour, and dimensions conform to specifications, using magnifying glass and dial and fixed gauges: Examines nibs with magnifying glass and by feeling with fingertips to detect surface defects, such as scratches, pits, and cracks. Verifies dimensions of nibs, using preset measuring instruments, such as dial indicators, calipers, and micrometers. Tags rejected nibs to indicate types of defects.