The Rolex Submariner has become iconic with it’s robust and functional design. It’s 904L stainless steel superalloy is mainly used in environments such as aerospace and chemical industries, where the highest resistance to corrosion is essential. 904L is incredibly resistant and highly polishable, maintaining it’s beauty in even the harshest of environments. The steel watch cases by Rolex are made to withstand virtually every environment.
The distinctive face of a Rolex watch is the dial, a feature responsible for its readability and identity. Hour markers are fashioned from 18K gold to prevent tarnishing. The characteristics of every Rolex watch are manufactured in-house, mostly by hand, to ensure perfection.
Equipped with an Oysterlock, the Oyster bracelet is the perfect alchemy of form and function. The lock is designed to prevent accidental opening while implementing aesthetics and technology. Glidelock allows for fine adjustments without the need for tools. These components allow for the Submariner to also be worn comfortably over a diving suit.
Engraved 60-minute graduations gives the ability for accurate and safe monitoring of decompression stops and diving time.Hour markers are fashioned from 18K gold to prevent tarnishing. The rotatable bezel is a key functionality of the Submariner. The Cerachrom bezel is manufactured from hard, corrosion-resistant ceramic making it virtually scratch proof. No matter how dark the environment, a luminescent capsule at the zero marker ensures legibility. The Rolex Submariner has a knurled edge designed to offer excellent grip, even with gloves on.