How to Clean a Fountain Pen: Cartridge/Converter

Cleaning your fountain pen doesn't have to be hard! In this video, we walk you through the steps to clean your cartridge/converter pen using either running water or a cup of water.

Here are the steps:

  1. Gather supplies
  2. Remove cap & body of pen
  3. Remove cartridge or converter
  4. Run water through back of grip section until the water runs clear
  5. Hold paper towel on the nib to wick away excess water
  6. Fill & flush the converter until water runs clear
  7. If using a cup of water, use a bulb syringe to flush clean water through the grip and then repeat steps 5 and 6
  8. Insert new cartridge or clean converter
  9. Reassemble cap & body
  10. Write on!