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Omega announces a new watch quality certification

Last Tuesday Omega Watches, along with the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) declared that in 2015 the Swiss watchmaker will begin utilizing another watch affirmation measure for all their Master Co-Axial watches.

At a question and answer session at Geneva’s Cité du Temps, the Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek and the President of Omega Stephen Urquhart were joined by Christian Bock, the Director of METAS.

Stephen Urquhart commented the significant achievement addressed by the dispatch in 2013 of a mechanical development impervious to attractive fields more prominent than 15,000 gauss. The counter attractive developments were then presented for a huge scope in Omega’s Master Co-Axial watches recently.

It was then the turn of Mr. Hayek who proposed that lately it has become pretty clear that the COSC chronometer accreditation, long the business standard, should be reinforced. The new accreditation “Expert Co-Axial Officially Certified”, that Omega will begin utilizing in 2015, will test the completed watch rather than simply the development.

The Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) is the focal point of competence for the Swiss government for all issue including estimation and estimating systems. Being completely free, the Institute commented that the concurrence with Omega has no recommendation of selectiveness and different customers would approach a similar certificate.  

To acquire the “Authoritatively Certified” qualification, the watches will be tried for their accuracy during and after openness to attractive fields more prominent than 15,000 gauss – they should perform inside a resilience of 0 and +5 seconds out of each day, for self-sufficiency (working without twisting, estimated in hours) and water opposition.

Proprietors of watches that are Master Co-Axial Officially Certified will actually want to get to on the web or by means of a cell phone the outcomes and execution boundaries of the tests passed by their watches. omegawatches.com