Vantablack - Vertically Aligned NanoTube Array – has captivated all engineer and researcher as well as planners and all the more as of late, watchmaker.
Created by Surrey NanoSystems and introduced to the public in 2014, Vantablack assimilates 99.965% of light, making it the blackest substance ever. It's basically comprised of carbon nanotubes that are vertically adjusted, catching any light that enters.
Prague-based brand Chronotechna has quite recently unveiled the - proclaimed - blackest watch ever made on the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter. But the thing was, this watch is not made with Vantablack but rather the Super Black Technology at Harvard University.
As per Chronotechna, the dial of its watch is covered with the "darkest man-made substance… initially created for satellite-borne blackbody alignment frameworks", a substance that assimilates 99.9% of occurrence light.
Simply to put, Chronotechna is the blackest watch ever, This feature then making the users get the best experience while looking at the time on their watch. The dark material used by Chronotechna will absorb all the light that hits it, making it stay dark even under the light.
Swiss top class automatic self winding movement with sapphire caseback from Sellita with a Vibration Frequency of 28’800 beats per hour. 42h power reserve and -10/+10 sec. accuracy per day.
For the shell material, this timepiece is using 316L iron which is equivalent to military standards as well as utilizing sap crystals which are famous for being clear and strong. The dial is inadequate, which loans itself well to the sensational impact of the covering. It's ringed by hour markers that are gaps cut into the dial, giving it a simple but neat look.
In order to accommodate the fashion trend nowadays, Chronotechna provides many colors option for the strap, ranging from black, orange, green and blue. This watch is priced at prices starting from € 399 on the Kickstarter site.
- Material: marine grade 316 stainless steel
- Diameter: 42.00 mm
- Height: 11.65 mm
- Lug width: 22.00 mm
- Lug to Lug: 47.9
- Water Resistance: 10 atm (100m)
- Glass: domed, synthetic sapphire coated crystal
Chronotechna The Blackest Watch Ever Made