RM 67-02

Eta Movement Richard Mille RM 67-02 HIGH JUMP MUTAZ ESSA BARSHIM For Men Replica Watch

RM 67-02

Made for space tanks, it had been – at the entrance of the people making the metal in addition to the folks machining it – a nightmare to manage. The ALUSIC material was so hard that machining it with the typical methods was hopeless. In actuality, the usual machining parts on the CNC machines were worn down from the ALUSIC metal. Although not a gram of precious metals or stones were available in the scenario, it was the most expensive case ever produced. To make its curved surfaces, the sapphire crystal case of the Richard Mille Carbon Replica RM056 watch was polished using an ultrasound in a pot of viscous diamond-particle filled sand. The failure rate for such a procedure is high when the three parts of the case need to match to inside the exact same one hundredth of a millimeter tolerance. For the RM056 series, where the case is fabricated from sapphire crystal, Mille needed to find new techniques to polish crystal to the essential dimensions of this tonneau case. Polishing flat surfaces is easy; but polishing complicated curved surfaces introduces a whole new set of problems. The method requires that the surfaces be polished with ultrasound in a kettle of viscous diamond-particle filled sand, where the effects of polishing cannot be measured. The collapse rate for such a process is elevated when the 3 parts of the case have to match to inside the same one hundredth of a millimeter tolerance.

FAST-ROTATING BARREL (5 hours per revolution instead of 7.5 hours)
The phenomenon of periodic internal mainspring adhesion is significantly diminished, thereby increasing performance

SPLINE SCREWS IN GRADE 5 TITANIUM FOR THE BRIDGES
This permits better control of the torque applied to the screws during assembly.

FREE-SPRUNG BALANCE WITH VARIABLE INERTIA
This mechanism guarantees greater reliability when subjected to shock, and during movement assembly or disassembly, hence better chronometric results over time.

CALIBRE CRMA7
Automatic skeletonised winding movement with hours and minutes.

The desire to create a watch that was so uniquely adapted it was practically a second skin for the athlete, permitting a sort of ‘symbiosis’ with the athlete was the guiding ambition that propelled this new development.

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MUTAZ ESSA BARSHIM

« In competitions, time is a big thing in my profession as high jumper, because only a few hundreths of a second in your timing and approach can make a huge difference. »

MUTAZ ESSA BARSHIM

« In competitions, time is a big thing in my profession as high jumper, because only a few hundreths of a second in your timing and approach can make a huge difference. »

My discipline requires the ultimate from me physically, because I need to be light-weight yet extremely accurate with every step I make, just like I make, just like every ‘tick’ of my watch has to be. You know, my body is all the ‘tool’ I have in my sport; I don’t use a club or racket or other external materials, so what I do is very ‘pure’, just me against the challenge. I want my watch to be similar: very pure, very accurate, very perfect, yet as light as possible, and totally reliable without question.

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« My body is all the “tool” I have in my sport […] so what I do is very “pure”, just me against the challenge. I want my watch to be similar: very pure, very accurate, very perfect, yet as light as possible »

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We talked specifically about something really light and flexible, very flat, something would not distract me from concentrating during my jumps, and I wanted it to have the colours of the Qatar flag, because I’m so proud to represent my country. It has given me so much support during the challenges I faced in reaching the world championships and other big venues across the globe. In competitions, time is a big thing in my profession as high jumper, because only a few hundreths of a second in your timing and approach can make a huge difference between a good, bad or a fantastic jump.
It is not a question of timing, but also of rhythm and pace as you get closer to the bar. To make a great jump, you must feel that rhythm and timing in your body, because it will force you upwards. Off the track, in my private life there is less pressure and that allows me to relax.

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THE EXTRA FLAT IN A SPORTY VERSION

The teeth of its gears employ a highly original involute profiling that guarantees optimal transmission of power from the barrel to the variable-inertia balance wheel for the entirety of its 50-hour running time. The lines of the movement are complemented by the dial, which is machined from a sheet of titanium just four tenths of a millimetre thick, then finished with a black DLC coating and painted by hand in colours representing the athlete’s native Qatar.

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sports watch

The quest for extreme wearer comfort in the RM 67-02 is the driving force behind a new comfort band. No timepiece deserves the name ‘sports watch’ if its strap doesn’t meet the same requirements as its case. Entirely seamless, the non-slip and hyper elastic qualities of the strap allow it to perfectly fit each wrist by adapting to individual morphology. This strap’s lightness made it possible to bring the weight of the RM 67-02 down to 32 grams, making it the lightest automatic watch in the Richard Mille collection.

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THE COMFORT STRAP, A REAL GAME CHANGER

For Richard Mille, there is more to life than watches. There are also straps as witness the latest of these, which completes the RM 67-02. For over a decade, Richard Mille partners have amassed a stunning record of performances while wearing their watches, in no small part because these fit like a second skin. Also, the ergonomics and wearer comfort of watches remain a constant concern of the brand.
Since the brand first launched, athletes have been at the heart of research and development efforts. The ergonomics of straps, how they are affixed to the case, and the materials used to make them are all the subject of uncommon scrutiny, ensuring their ability to withstand the most punishing conditions.

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