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Another series of gears that transmit the regulated, equally metered energy from the balance wheel to the hands of the watch, making them move.
Synthetic rubies that are set at points of high friction, like the center of a gear that is constantly in motion.
There are a handful of companies that are ‘vertically integrated’ and make their own movements without using any supplies from subcontractors.
A movement is what makes a watch “go.” Most watch companies purchase either the entire movement or parts of the movement from other companies.
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The balance wheel beats, or oscillates, in a circular motion between five and ten times per second.
A watchmaker can make the balance wheel oscillate faster or slower, which in turn makes the watch run faster or slower.
Acts like a brake, taking the energy transmitted from the mainspring through the gear train and pushing it out into equal, regular parts.