At present, the mainstream material of sport watches is still stainless steel. Now more and more kinds of materials have been developed to be used in watchmaking industry, such as sapphire, titanium, ceramic and so on. All these different materials have their special characteristics.
From many new sport watches launched by Swiss famous watch brands, we find the titanium becomes widely used in this field. Why? Of course, it is exactly the advantages that other material doesn’t have that make it more popular now. Today we will discuss about the advantages of titanium.
- High strength
- High stress resistance
- Corrosion resistance
- Low thermal conductivity
Models Crafted by Titanium
Panerai Luminor PAM01096
The Panerai Luminor copy with black leather strap is crafted by the titanium. It keeps very light although it looks very huge.
Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 5524T
As the king of watchmaking industry, Patek Philippe knockoff with black dial also adopts the titanium with high performance.