Eberhard & Co to creates super-strength steel case


Eberhard & Co has created a super-strength steel watch case through a process that is so complicated that the production has had to be limited.

The tough watch case features in the Chrono 4 Géant Full Injection men’s watch, which will officially launch later this month at BaselWorld.

The strengthening process works by putting the steel case through a low-temperature carbon diffusion process that hardens it by allowing carbon atoms to penetrate the surface.

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The manufacture of the cases is said to be so complicated that only 500 of the Chrono 4 Géant Full Injection watches will ever be made.

The hardened 48mm case has been given a dark look with black DLC coating and has been set against matching DLC steel strap buckle and black rubber strap. It has a Côtes de Genève engraving on the caseback.



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