While the closing decades of the last century have been marred by recrimination and adversarial relations, Cutler suggests that the balance wheel
may be turning back in the other direction once again, ushering in a new era of cooperation among the nurturers of children's aptitude, development, and well-being.
Greubel Forsey's standout piece is the limited edition Balancier, with any exposed balance wheel
at eight O'clock that bulges from the case.
Some examples of these small lithium battery-powered vehicles are: airwheel, solowheel, hoverboard, mini-segway and balance wheel
Another featured variant is Berkely Smart Balance Wheel
, with an Anti-slip rubber pedal and a 360 degree turning capacity.
A single beat of the balance wheel
is the smallest unit of time a watch can measure.
Sonata This masterpiece is very neatly presented, with an 8-day mechanical mantel clock of contemporary design in a piano-finish black gloss and a Swiss escapement having 11 jewels and screw balance wheel
It has two other very useful functions: the mechanism for stopping the balance wheel
when synchronising the watch, and the device for rapidly adjusting the time by moving
The assemblage is visible on the front of the watch, with the balance wheel
beating away on the lower left and the gear train--which transfers power from the barrel to the balance--arranged on a single plane to the right.
This tourbillon is the only one in existence whose balance wheel
rotates inside a cage that is parallel instead of perpendicular to the base of the movement.