What grade of 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.
How long does a citizen eco-drive last?
Life Expectancy According to reports from Citizen Watches, the solar cells and secondary battery used in Eco-Drive watches will last for up to 10 years.
What do the numbers on the back of a Citizen watch mean?
Citizen watches have serial numbers on the back of the watch case, indicating the year and month of manufacturing. Any Citizen watch made after the late 1950s should have a serial number.
How do I find the model number of my Citizen watch?
Most Citizen watches have a model number on the caseback. Every Citizen watch will feature the Citizen logo on the watch face. Check the font of the letters is consistent with the official brand logo and that the quality of finish is high.
Is titanium better than stainless steel?
Titanium vs Stainless Steel: Durability Both titanium and stainless steel are durable – thanks to the excellent properties they offer. In comparison, titanium is approximately 3 to 4 times stronger than stainless steel. This makes titanium to have a prolonged lifespan for generations.
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.
Do you have to replace the battery in a Citizen Eco Drive watch?
On a full charge, an Eco-Drive watch runs for months even in darkness with no need for regular battery replacement. It’s designed to charge from ordinary everyday light sources like indoor fluorescent lighting and desk lights. You can go about your everyday life confident that your watch will never stop.
Does titanium watch rust?
Corrosion-resistant Titanium is not going to rust. With all the modern steel and its corrosion resistance, it is still likely impossible for steel to beat titanium. This explains its use for diving timepieces. Salt water has never been a titanium watch owner’s fear.