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How a watch works

0 Comments 23.02.2014

ETA 6497-1If we want to get seriously involved in watchmaking and mainly in a watch movement design, construction and production, the most important thing is to understand the principle of its work. Just like with other things in life, the basis is to know how it works. If we can understand the principle of how things work, we would be able not only to repair any mechanism, but also to design a new or modify an existing one. This applies not only to the watch movement, but generally. If we can perfectly understand how something works we can design a steam engine or a rocket, build a milling machine or a lathe or to identify a failure in a combustion engine. Let’s explain how the watch movement works and get familiar with the terminology – names of individual parts of the mechanism. We will use the terms in the future, so it would be worth to remember them.
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