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Ratchet

The ratchet (or click) is part of the watch movement.

In watches with spring drive the ratchet is used in the winding to prevent a turning back of the barrel, and therefore the self-relaxation of the mainspring. It consists essentially of the ratchet wheel, the click or ratchet and the click spring.

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ratchet.txt · Last modified: 11.10.2021 17:01 (external edit)

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