Category Mechanical wrist watches

Can Your Watch Handle the Pressure?

Mens sport watches

Just how deep is too deep for your wrist watch? On most casings, there’s a tiny marking that lets you know just how waterproof sports watches and casual watches are, and at which depths or under which conditions your watch will break down.

Are There Really Such Things as Waterproof Sports Watches? Admittedly, the term is misleading. In reality, no watch is 100% waterproof at any depth. The International Organization for Standardization requires that manufactures steer clear of the term in favor of more specific water resistant indicators. The indicators are based on two factors: watertightness and pressure.

Is It Watertight? Watertightness has to do with the quality of the seals of a watch. These seals occur around the face of the watch, arou

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