This product performs as more than an eraser. It can be divided and shaped by hand for precision erasing, creating highlights, or performing detailing work. It has great adsorption power. Ideal for artists and suitable for removing charcoal, graphite, pastel chalk strokes and in subtractive drawing techniques. It can be used for slightly erasing but not fully erasing the content of graphite. Also known as putty rubber it resembles putty or gum. The eraser absorbs graphite and charcoal particles.