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nspired by the cutting-edge technologies used in Formula
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racing cars to ensure exceptional accuracy and rigidity,
the RM 011’s automatic calibre RMAC1 is now equipped
with a flyback chronograph function that allows a timing
operation in progress to be restarted without stopping the
mechanism. This watch also boasts a variable geometry rotor
that is exclusive to RichardMille, which optimises the winding
of the barrel by adapting it to the user’s activities.
In 2013, RichardMille presents a masterful reinterpretation of
the RM011 featuring a newmaterial with a unique colour that
has never been used in watchmaking before: brown silicon
nitride. Brown silicon nitride is an extremely hardmaterial that
displays high resistance not only to wear and corrosion, but
also to severe temperature variations. Very lightweight, it is
used in the automobile industry to make valves, turbocharger
rotors and other parts.
Silicon nitride is used for the bezel and case back of the RM
011.
These parts are machined with diamond tools that are
capable of performing the complex operations required by the
barrel shape whilst guaranteeing strict tolerances and an
exceptional case finish. The satin-brushed case-middle, crown
and push-pieces are made of 18-karat red gold, and the push-
piece guards from polished grade 5 titanium.
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