If you want to know how to charge automatic watches, this article will tell you everything you need to know about it. In addition, we will give you four tips on how to keep them in top condition.
When it comes to learning how to wind automatic watches, it’s important to know that although they wind themselves with the movement of your arm, they often require a little extra help to maintain optimal performance.
Automatic watches are exclusive, delicate products that set you apart from the majority. For many, they represent true treasures, handcrafted and requiring very specific maintenance tasks to keep them functioning as they should. The aim of this post is to show you everything you need to know about it and to give you four tips on the best way to carry out this maintenance.
How to charge automatic watches
As you may already know, automatic watches, or those that rely on gears and other mechanisms, are back stronger than ever. Their main characteristic is that they are self-winding, as they have an internal weight that rotates or winds them with the movement of the arm.
The energy generated is then transferred to an internal reserve which keeps the watch running. In this way, automatic watches do not need batteries and are considered to use clean energy.
However, even if it is not necessary to do so every day, it is advisable to wind and charge automatic watches from time to time to ensure that they run accurately and extend their service life.
Watch Winders: a solution for winding automatic watches
If you are a collector and need to wind automatic watches regularly, you may be interested to know that all our luxury display cases and safes are designed to accommodate your Watch Winders, or those of other brands if you already have them. These are high-quality automatic winders for wristwatches.
Therefore, from Armando-G we can assure you that with our products, you will not have to worry about the maintenance of these watches, while you keep, protect or expose your collection of automatic watches in your living room.
Our Watch Winders are conceived and designed exclusively for the most demanding, detailed and meticulous collectors.
4 tips for maintaining your automatic watches and extending their service life to the maximum
In addition to showing you how to charge automatic watches, there are a series of recommendations that we should give you to extend their useful life as much as possible.
First, cleanliness is critical. Prevent dust, dirt, and sweat from accumulating by wiping with a soft, dry cloth or, if necessary, a damp cloth with fresh water. Never, under any circumstances, use chemicals or solvents.
On the other hand, you should avoid the vibrations produced by some sports and do not subject them to extreme temperatures, as they have oil inside them and this could affect their viscosity and, consequently, their internal mechanism. Watch out for magnetic fields and do not store your watches or bring them close to magnets.
Thirdly, it is always recommended to keep automatic watches always running, with the crowns tightly closed. It is also recommended not to wear them when sleeping.
Finally, we also recommend regular visits to a watchmaker for peace of mind. These do not necessarily have to be frequent, but it is sufficient to take them every 3 or 4 years.
Contact us to find out more about our products for automatic watches
If you need any clarification about our Watch Winders, or about our safety boxes for automatic watches, jewellery, and other valuables, you can contact us through our contact form, or by calling us on (+34) 93 636 14 16. We will answer any questions you may have and guide you to the Armando-G products that best meet your needs.