Nowadays, many well-known brands of watches are produced and sold in limited quantities. If our watch accessories are damaged, they may not be available at counters. Therefore, in order to better protect the watch accessories from damage, daily maintenance must be done, especially in terms of waterproofing, because water is a fatal injury to the movement components. What if your watch accidentally touches water? Don’t worry, if you do the following protective measures, you can keep the movement components “isolated from water” from harm. By learning the knowledge of daily maintenance of watches, your watch will be able to prolong your life and stay around your wrist for a long time.
1. If the watch is soaked in water, you can wrap the watch tightly with several layers of toilet paper or moisture-absorbing flannel, place it about 15 cm near a 40-watt light bulb, and bake for about 30 minutes. The water vapor in the watch can be water. gas. Don’t bake the watch cover near the fire directly to avoid thermal deformation of the watch.
2. Put the watch face inward and the bottom case outward, and put it on your wrist. The moisture will disappear after two hours. If the water ingress is serious, it is best to send the watch shop to wipe the oil immediately to remove the moisture from the movement to avoid rusting of the parts.
3. Put granular silica gel together with the watch that has accumulated water into a closed container. After a few hours, take out the watch and the accumulated water will disappear. This method is simple and economical, without any damage to the accuracy and life of the watch. The silica gel that has absorbed water many times can be dried at 120°C for several hours, the water absorption capacity can be regenerated, and it can be used repeatedly.