FAQ - Clock assembly

What is the rubber ring useful for?

The rubber ring pad is used to keep the clock movement at the dial.

It is interposed between the clock movement and the dial.

How to assemble a clock?

Assembling a clock is very simple but it requires precision.

  1. Assembling a clock is very simple but it requires precision.
  2. First of all, position the rubber ring, inserting it into the shaft of the clock movement and the clock dial.
  3. In succession insert the nut and the washer and tighten but not excessively.
  4. Then insert the clock hands into the shaft, first the hour hand, the minute hand and finally the second hand.
  5. To make sure that the clock movement is working properly, let the second hand run a full turn, rotating it with your finger in a clockwise direction.

We advise you to download our assembly instructions:
Assembly of a clock movement (PDF)

How much do I have to tighten the nut to the clock movement?

It is not necessary to tighten too much the nut to fix the movement to the dial but enough to make sure that they are firmly between them:

Ostrength equal to about 1.3 N.

How are the clock hands mounted?

  1. As a first step, insert by pressing the hour hand on the h 12, until you reach the stop with the thread.
  2. Afterwards, always insert the minute hand on the h 12 until the stop is reached.
  3. Finally insert the second hand into the fulcrum of the shaft.
  4. To make sure that the clock movement is working properly, let the second hand run a full turn and rotate it with your finger in a clockwise direction.

We advise you to download our assembly instructions:
Assembly of a clock movement (PDF)

What is the difference between hexagon nut and washer and round nut?

The hexagon nut and washer and the round nut are fixing accessories and are used to screw the clock movement to the dial.

HEXAGON NUT AND WASHER: Once the movement is inserted in the dial, a thread gap of 2/3 mm is required to be screwed. First the washer is inserted on the dial and then the hexagon nut, which must be tightened but not excessively.

ROUND NUT: it is inserted on the shaft of the clock movement on the dial. It has a threaded part which at the time of fixing is screwed with the thread of the clock movement.

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