Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Watches
The Ball Watch Company should be no stranger to the watchmaking industry. Founded in the late 1800s, the brand has been putting its main focus on high precision and consistency to provide the most reliable timekeeping tool for railroads. Grounded by their great goal, the quality Ball watches have been highly regarded amongst the watch collectors from all over the world.
In their watch family, the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon watch is one of the notable collections that every explorer could desire for its companion. Reliable, multi-functional and robust, this Ball tool watch is well crafted to perform in any rough condition. Indeed even if you are not an outdoor lover or adventurer, you could still be able to enjoy the Ball Engineer watch fully in everyday activities.
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History of Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Watch
This renowned watchmaker has a very moving history and a great aim behind its foundation. The brand’s origin can trace back to 1891 when a miserable accident occurred due to a malfunctioned watch. This Great Kipton Train Wreck tragedy had triggered the talented engineer and watchmaker Webb C. Ball to make a change in the timekeeping system at the time. Ball then started to regulate numerous railroads and developed an improved system for better and safer railroads. In 1894, he founded the Webb C. Ball Watch Company to provide reliable and precise tool watches for the railroads.
With such a goal to promote better and safer railroad journeys for people, the Ball watch brand has been thought highly of in the horology world. For over a century, the manufacturer has delivered a number of timekeeping masterpieces that showcase the brand’s core values. The Engineer Hydrocarbon is one of the beautiful results of their honorable history.
The Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon collection was first introduced in 2005 as a durable tool watch for explorers. Equipped with the brand’s technical advancements, this model has inspired many watchmaking innovations such as the world’s first thermometer mechanical watch and the world’s first cold temperature watch. Ever since its release, the collection has been highly acclaimed and worn by watch enthusiasts and professionals in the world. Its superior durability and robust functions have made it one of the most reliable mechanical outdoor watches in history.
Emphasizing innovation all round, the brand has incorporated the brand’s best watchmaking advancements in every aspect of the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon watch. For the exterior, these Ball outdoor watches are all made from extremely durable materials including quality stainless steel and titanium. They are well crafted and polished without compromising its timeless aesthetics.
Being a popular timekeeping tool watch for professionals such as divers and adventurers, the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon has created several exclusive models for military units like the US Navy. This is solid proof that this line of Ball watches is definitely a trustworthy companion for any extreme circumstance.
Popular Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Models
The Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon is a superior collection consisting of a number of exceptional outdoor timepieces. Every watch is geared up with the best of the brand to maximize its capacity for yielding highest reliability, durability, and accuracy. They are meant for taking challenges together with you. Of course, the brand does not compromise anything on design aesthetics. These Ball watches have kept a comfy balance on the classic designs and functionality, to make sure it looks good while being practical.
Amongst these quality watches, there are a few popular models for different purposes.
Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Original 40mm
We are happy to see the expansion of the collection with more vibrant and complicated models, but sometimes it is still good for us to turn back to its origin. The Engineer Hydrocarbon Original is considered to be the most classic and quintessential model of the whole collection. It features a subtle look that could fit well with any outfit whenever it is formal or casual.
The Engineer Hydrocarbon Original comes in a strong stainless steel case and a pairing bracelet made with the same metal. The case is fitted with a unidirectional bezel and a classic black dial with luminescent hands and hour markers to ensure better visibility in the dark. The dial also displays a day-date window at the 3 o’clock position. Powered by the brand’s improved automatic movement, the Ball Engineer Original watch offers all the functions that outdoor activities would need, including a water resistance of up to 200 meters anti-magnetic properties, and anti-shock protection.
Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Nedu
The Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Nedu watch is a more premium and complex lineup of the current Engineer Hydrocarbon collection. It was originally a specially crafted timepiece with the brand’s most advanced features, dedicated to the US Navy Experimental Diving Unit.
The Engineer Hydrocarbon Nedu is a true tool watch that comes in a highly robust titanium case with bracelet options of either a stainless steel bracelet or a sporty rubber strap. The durable case is paired with a unidirectional ceramic bezel which is scratch resistant. Its dial is full of practical features including the large luminescent hands and hour markers, a day-date display window, and chronograph sub-dials.
Compared to other Hydrocarbon diver watch models, the Ball Nedu watch offers a high watch resistance up to 600 meters, which can fully perform under most water sports and diving activities. Equipped with an impressive automatic caliber, this model is also anti-magnetic and shock resistant like other models in the line.
Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II
The Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II (also widely referred to as AeroGMT) is a highly acclaimed GMT watch that strikes in both design aesthetics and functionality. It looks similar to the Hydrocarbon Original but it carries more complex features.
The Ball AeroGMT is carefully built to perform under any extreme occasion with a highly enhanced case. With 7,500 Gs worth of shock protection and 4,800 A/m of magnetism resistance, this Ball GMT watch is able to endure and even function perfectly from any strokes or significant magnetic fields. it doesn’t just serve well in your daily life, it can make sure to perform and protect you with precise timekeeping on tough conditions. This is a watch that speaks loud for the brand’s heritage and values.