What is TPD on a watch winder? How does it work? What are directional settings for a watch winder?
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What is TPD on a watch winder? How does it work?
TPD in watch winder is a commonly used term for Turns Per Day. This is the amount of rotation per day on a watch winder to rotate your mechanical watch. You may check your watches TPD from here so that you are able to set the watch winder accordingly to your watch TPD.
Please take note, different brand and model has a different TPD, still don’t know your watch TPD, contact the watch manufacturer for more information or find your watch TPD at https://orientcrown.com.sg/pages/tpd
What are directional settings for a watch winder?
Knowing your watch TPD for a watch winder is not enough. You should also know your mechanical watch directional setting on a watch winder.
Directional settings are internal watch movements in clockwise, counter-clockwise or bi-directional. All watches have different internally mechanical movements. There are some watches with clockwise mechanisms, some counter-clockwise and some even have it both ways. Apply the correct directional setting on the watch winder will keep watch wound and functioning.
Afterall choosing an ideal watch winder is not as difficult as you think.
Step 1 - Know your watch Turn Per Day (TPD)
Step 2 - Know the directional settings and you are ready for a suitable watch winder.