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Fitzroy Chrome Tide Clock

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Fitzroy Chrome Tide Clock

£125.00

Size: Tide Clock
Colour: Chrome

Not currently available

Fitzroy Chrome Tide Clock super durable, tarnish-free coating and QuickFix fitting system

Case diameter 5.5", depth 2.5", internal face 3.75", external face 4.5". Quartz clock movements use one AA battery.

Chrome Plated
Chromium plating is an electroplating technique to apply a thin layer of chromium onto a metal object to provide a resistance to corrosion and make cleaning easier as well as for decorative effect.

Quick Fix
The unique QuickFix system allows the instrument to be locked hard to a bulkhead or wall but removed, in seconds, by hand. The instrument is supplied with a base plate which is screwed to the wall or bulkhead (instructions and drill hole template included). The instrument then simply slots over the base plate and with a gentle twist, is locked on. A reverse twist removes it again. This makes changing batteries easy, removal for storage easy, and avoids the tricky job of not scratching your polished case when screwing the instrument to the wall! QuickFix can also act to seal clock mechanisms making them waterproof.

Tarnish Resistant
Tarnish-free instruments have been coated with a newly developed protective coating using advanced surface treatment technology. Far superior to lacquers and varnishes, it can withstand more than 720 hours (the longest test period for this process) under NSS (Neutral Sea Salt) laboratory testing. NSS testing is a certificated and standardised test method used to check corrosion resistance of coatings on metals such as brass, zinc and steel. This means your instruments will stay looking good for longer even when exposed to the harsh marine environment for extended periods.

Quartz Movement
Quartz (silicon dioxide) crystals possess the remarkable property of oscillating at a very regular and predictable frequency when subjected to an electrical current. The first commercially available clocks to exploit this appeared in the late 1920s, and went on to supersede mechanical movements thanks to their accuracy and reduced need for maintenance.
Size / ColourPart NumberStock AvailabilityPrice
Tide Clock / Chrome99554262 None£125.00
Not available