What grade titanium does Citizen use?
AW1240-57L. Super Titanium – a material for titanium watches with maximum wearing comfort. A material exclusively for CITIZEN, Super Titanium is produced by processing solid titanium and treated with our proprietary surface hardening technology, Duratect.
What is Super titanium Citizen?
Super TitaniumTM is produced by treating solid titanium with our proprietary surface-hardening technology, Duratect, to achieve a level of hardness over five times that of stainless steel. Now you can keep your watch pristine and free from nicks and scratches.
Do Citizen watches have any value?
No, Citizen watches do not hold their value. There are several reasons for that. If you are indeed looking for a watch that holds it value then it’s best to buy a second-hand watch. That’s because these watches have already experience their depreciation and you won’t lose 30-60% of your money anymore.
What is the difference between grade 2 and grade 5 titanium?
Titanium Grade 2 is light weight and highly corrosion resistant, but has much lower strength than alpha-beta or beta titanium alloys. Titanium Grade 5 is an alloyed titanium and is considered to be an alpha-beta alloy. Titanium Grade 5 is alloyed with 6% Aluminum and 4% Vanadium and is commonly known as Ti 6Al-4V.
What is Grade 2 titanium used for?
Typical applications for Grade 2 titanium include oil & gas components, reaction and pressure vessels, tubing or piping systems, heat exchangers, liners, ﬂue-gas desulphurization systems and many other industrial components.
Do titanium watches scratch easily?
Titanium is not inherently scratch proof, but the natural oxidisation of the alloy allows for smaller scratches to become less visible over time. A titanium watch will still pick up the occasional noticeable scratch, as is an unfortunate aspect of life.
Are titanium watches better?
Modern Titanium watches are some of the strongest and most durable watches ever made, especially the latest Seiko and Citizen Titanium watches which use an IP treatment which makes them scratch resistant. Titanium is far more durable than steel and considerably lighter, making it the perfect for a wrist-watch.
How many citizen titanium watches are there in the world?
Limited to 550 units worldwide, this model encapsulates the essence of the titanium technology CITIZEN has evolved over the past 50 years. We believe in creating stronger, better-looking and more comfortable watches. the Super Titanium™ model which marks half a century of CITIZEN titanium technology.
What are the best qualities of citizen titanium?
This model demonstrates the best qualities of CITIZEN titanium-processing and surface-hardening technologies. It combines beautiful sculptural forms with clean lines and sharp edges, precisely calibrated two-piece case construction, and two-tone colouring using Duratect DLC and Duratect Sakura Pink.
How long is the warranty on the Citizen Watch?
Register your watch on Citizenwatch.com and receive 1 additional year warranty coverage free of charge. CZ Smart smartwatches are covered by a 2 Year Limited Warranty. Citizen Clocks are covered by a 1 Year Limited Warranty. Please check your local retailer for availability.
What are the benefits of a titanium watch?
Another benefit to titanium is that it is extremely lightweight. I can wear this watch and it hardly feels like anything is there. It has a midsize face, with glow in the dark numbers and time ticks for easy readability at night or in dark areas.