Monday, October 24, 2016

DELTAt NBS

DELTAt NBS is a different kind of dive watch. Styled like a heavy industrial machine, the ‘NBS’ takes inspiration from the structure of a nuclear fusion reactor. The exceptionally robust construction of the watch case and the dial fashioned after the nuclear fusion reactor’s core along with exposed mechanical elements give a bold and futuristic appearance.
The NBS watch houses an overall look that combines elegance with robustness, design with practicality and an industrialized look that heavy duty watch wearers will be delighted by. The NBS has incorporated various industrial elements such as the robust casing, three removable screws that run through the bezel, case and outer bottom cover.
The thick straps and metal buckle and loop details work to reinforce the masculine image and robustness of the watch. The Skeleton movement’s balance wheel and escapement fork’s operation can be seen through the three windows of the dial emphasizing the overall mechanical image that the NBS projects, these details packaged finally like a tool kit complete the overall look. 
NBS collection is not only elegant, but also practical. Its robust and strong structure, with a 1,000m/3,300ft water-resistance, can withstand almost any circumstance. Even its package, also equipped with an automatic air valve, is highly durable and water-resistant.
The case of NBS is made with 316L Stainless steel, Aluminum bronze or Titanium depends upon the model. Each model is limited to 300 pieces only. Three models in the NBS series (NBS MKI-CRG, NBS MKI-CBG, and NBS MKI-CGG) are made with aluminum bronze. Aluminum bronze has always been one of the materials that are used for heavy industrial tools, especially for maritime industry. After exposing to water, aluminum bronze will develop a layer of patina. This layer of patina not only protects the watch from erosion, its pattern is unique for every watch, which makes every watch unique.
NBS features a patent pending lug screw locking mechanism. The small rubber O-Ring provided on the lug screw adds extra friction between the screw and the pin when fastened. It helps prevent the screw from loosening, even without the use of screw glue.
NBS series comes with a choice of different dial versions such as Matt Black, Carbon Fiber, Green, Mahogany or Silver depends upon the version. The opening of the dial offers the view of movement parts.
Movement beats inside is Miyota Automatic Cal. 8N24, which offers 40 hours power reserve when fully wound.

Technical details
Features
Patented Design
Patent Pending Lug Screw Locking Mechanism
Limited to 300 pieces

Movement
Japan Miyota Automatic Movement Cal. 8N24
Manual/Automatic winding
21 jewels
21,600 vibrations per hour
More than 40 hours power reserve when fully wound

Case
49mm diameter excluding crown
66mm from lug to lug
20.2mm thick
Material: 316L Stainless Steel/ Ionized Blue 316L Stainless Steel/ Aluminum Bronze/Titanium
Satin and Sandblast finishing
Screw-down 316L Stainless Steel or Titanium Inner Bottom Cover with Mirror finishing Logo
316L Stainless Steel Outer Bottom Cover
Three Main Screws locked Bezel and Outer Bottom
Automatic Helium Escape Valve
Crown: 7.7mm diameter with cross-diagonal pattern screw-in crown
Crystal: Sapphire Crystal with anti-reflection coating
Water Resistant: 1,000m/3,300ft (100ATM)

Dial
Matt Black, Carbon Fiber, Green, Mahogany or Silver depends upon the version
Lumed index
Windowed Dial to see-through the Balance Wheel and Pallet Fork


Hands
Hour, Minute, and Second hand
Lumed Hour, Minute hand

Straps
22mm width / 5mm thick
One set of 90/130mm fine genuine leather straps
One set of 90/130mm unique canvas straps
Uniquely designed 316L Stainless Steel, Ionized Blue 316L, Aluminum Bronze or Titanium Buckle and Loop depends upon the model

Models
  • NBS MK1-SBS: 316L Stainless Steel case; Matt Black Dial with Lumed with Lumed index; 316L Buckle and Loop
  • NBS MK1-SCS: 316L Stainless Steel case; Carbon Fiber Dial with Lumed index; 316L Buckle and Loop
  • NBS MK1-BGB: Ionized Blue 316L Stainless Steel case; Metallic Green Dial with Lumed index; Ionized Blue 316L Stainless Steel Buckle and Loop
  • NBS MK1-BBB: Ionized Blue 316L Stainless Steel case; Matt Black Dial with Lumed index, Ionized Blue 316L Buckle and Loop
  • NBS MK1-CBG: Aluminum Bronze; Matt Black Dial with Lumed index; Aluminum Bronze Buckle and Loop
  • NBS MK1-CGG: Aluminum Bronze; Green Dial with Lumed index; Aluminum Bronze Buckle and Loop
  • NBS MK1-CRG: Aluminum Bronze Case; Mahogany Dial with Lumed index; Aluminum Bronze Buckle and Loop
  • NBS MK1-TSU: Titanium Case; Screw-down Titanium Inner Bottom Cover with  Mirror finishing Logo; Silver-Colored Dial with Lumed index; Titanium Buckle and Loop
  • NBS MK1-TCS: Titanium Case; Screw-down Titanium Inner Bottom Cover with  Mirror finishing Logo; Carbon Fiber Dial with Lumed index; Titanium Buckle and Loop

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