How can I make my kneaded eraser softer?

How do you soften a hard eraser?

Can a kneaded eraser dry out?

I’ve never had a kneaded eraser dry out, but I have had them become somewhat brittle over time. I store them in a little sealed container just so they don’t get dusty or fall on the carpet. A film canister works perfectly.

How do you fix a crumbly kneaded eraser?

Method #1: Use tape adhesive to make it softer. Just rub your eraser along the adhesive a few times and then gather the softer putty and mix it with the hard or crumbly one. Keep doing this until it’s soft enough for you.

How do you knead a kneaded eraser?

What is a hard eraser?

Also referred to as “plastic erasers” or “drafting erasers”, these erasers are hard — literally. They have a rigid texture and are capable of doing some heavy-duty erasing, with the ability to lift even ink from a page. Their clean and complete erasing capabilities make them the favored type for drafters.