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Ceramic Injection Molding: Luxury watch brands launch new offerings

16th Jun, 2017

the first proprietary men’s chronograph made almost entirely from ceramic, including the bracelet

Over the past twenty years Ceramic Injection Molding (CIM) has become a key driver in contemporary watch design, with its adopters ranging from the most celebrated luxury manufacturers to more affordable mainstream brands.

Many watchmakers now use Ceramic Injection Molding (CIM) for their watch cases, in full or in part, as well as for bracelets and other components. This is largely due to the allure of highly polished or striking matt ceramics, with their extreme hardness offering superior scratch resistance and their cool touch and hypoallergenic properties making for a more comfortable wear.

It is the world’s leading luxury brands that continue to push the boundaries of what can be achieved with Ceramic Injection Molding (CIM) and create iconic new editions of ceramic watches such as Rado’s Ceramica, Omega’s Seamaster Planet Ocean Big Blue and Hublot’s Big Bang, to name just a few.

Baselword 2017 saw over 106,000 visitors attend to view the latest collections from the crème de la crème of watchmaking, including the most recent offerings in watches using ceramic injection molded cases, bezels and bracelet parts.

In his article published in Powder Injection Molding International, Vol. 11, No. 2, Bernard Williams reports on the latest launches from some of the watchmaking industry’s leading players, including Rado, Omega, Hublot, Lehmann Schramberg and more, and gives insight into the processes used to make them…