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Rolex: thanks Bill. scubapro!

7Y
By: decksurgeon
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Rolex: my pleasure :-)

7Y
By: decksurgeon
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Rolex: about CERACHROM - The Ceramic Bezel

the inventor of the technique is Eric Grippo [ R&D Ceramic Manager at ROLEX SA ] and the Patent assignee is Rolex SA itself. The youtube marketing video can be viewed here: The patent in summary is for the following: According to this process for manufacturing a ceramic element intended to be f
7Y
By: decksurgeon
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Rolex: thanks amanico, the lume on the Sub is Rolex's own Chromalight

Chromalight is exclusive to Rolex and its relationship to SuperLuminova is unknown to me. However, i have noticed the “Swiss Made” designation on the dial is still the same so it is assumed that it is a form of LumiNova? No? but it is very bright indeed. best experienced in a dark movie theatre! def
7Y
By: decksurgeon
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Rolex: The "LUME" (illumination) shot in total darkness....

this is what the watch looks like in total darkness. The lume has been charged by shining a diving torch over it for a few moments (Underwater Kinetics eLED light cannon, 825lumens, 10 seconds) Rolex Submariner illumination shot (blue!) You can see that the lume is so bright that it is reflected off
7Y
By: decksurgeon
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