Thread: demagnetization

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  1. #1
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    Mar 2016
    Cleveland, OH


    can demagnetizing a watch harm it in any way?

  2. #2
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    Mar 2017
    Hamilton, New Jersey

    Re: demagnetization

    No. Watches are around magnetic fields all the time. The barrel spring and escapement is usually ferrous in most watches so that's what gets magnetized and usually results in a short spring stroke which means a much faster beat per second. When the watch starts gaining time suddenly and rapidly, then it's likely magnetized. A simple few seconds on a demagnetized is all it usually takes.

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  3. #3
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    Sep 2014

    Re: demagnetization

    Are you saying that those simple few seconds on a demagnetizer pose no chance of damage to the watch?

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