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There are several uses for a watch press also called “crystal press” or “case press” and in the following articles you will learn how to use the press to fit watch crystals back into a watch case. The watch crystal press is an indispensable tool for watchmakers who have to take watches apart, put watches together and replace watch crystals. Since there are several types of watch crystals we have included 5 article below covering a wide range of styles.

 

 

NOTE: Use extreme care in pressure fitting gold watches using a watch press because they are easily bent out of shape and damaged. A watch press can emit enormous pressure on a small surface so work carefully on any watch because the damage of bending a watch case or watch bezel is many times un-repairable.

Five Types of press on crystals that we cover are:

 

How to Press a Bezel Fit Watch Crystal into place with a Watch Crystal Press

 

How to Press a Compression Fit Watch Crystal into place with a Watch Crystal Press

 

How to Press a Domed Gasket Fit Watch Crystal into place with a Watch Crystal Press

 

How to Press a Flat Gasket Fit Watch Crystal into place with a Watch Crystal Press

 

How to Press a Tension Ring Fit Watch Crystal into place with a Watch Crystal Press

 

 

 

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