Clock Movements

A clock movement is considered the inner workings of a clock or time piece.This is the main engine that runs the clock and keeps time going. Clock movements have two main categories- battery and mechanical.

A battery operated movement, sometimes referred to as a quartz or quartex clock movement keeps time with electricity from batteries. These are generally cheap to replace and hard to fix. Clockworks offers some of the highest quality replacement battery movements for your projects here.

Mechanical clock movements are more complex and scientific. Mechanical movements run off weights, cables, gravity and springs. Identifying your mechanical clock movement is the first step in replacing or repairing your clock. You can get help identifying your movement here

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Hermle mechanical clock movements are among the finest movements made in the modern times. The German made Hermle mechanical clock movements units typically work night and day for 30 years without much complaint. To get an overhaul, like you normally would with any clock, is found to be a much higher cost. This is for good reason as it can… View Product

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The following are the QU30 Chiming Seiko Instructions. Please Note: The movement will not chime the quarter hours while the time is being set. Only the hourly chimes will operate during the setup process. The quarters will start when the clock is set and about 90 minutes after being left alone to chime on its own.

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Friction fit clock inserts fit into an existing hole. In other words, drill a hole into any object and just push the clock insert into it. The insert alone will be too loose of a fit so there is a rubber ring on the back side to fill the gap. Sometimes the rings will break or get lost and a… View Product

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High-Torque clock hands are any minute hand over 5 inches. Of course, they need a strong battery movement known as High Torque. To get the correct size, measure the minute hand only, from the center of the mounting hole to the tip. You will receive one set of hands, minute and hour, from that one measurement. The hands we sell… View Product

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Battery Quartz Clock Hands – Quartz clock hands in black and gold. Please choose the length by the minute hand only. – Clockworks

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American clock movement replicas are not the same quality as the original but solves the problem. Thus, the clock will be working and striking as it should in a short time. Of course, these movements are made in India but are close in size to many of the American time strike units made between 1900 and 1950. Think of them… View Product

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American time-strike clock instructions apply to replicas made in India as well. Subsequently, the name time-strike means the clock will keep time and strike at the top of the hour. This section covers the basic installation for the time-strike and time only movements. However, American Time-strike clock instructions can be confusing. If you are not familiar with the clock parts… View Product

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Because this is the same clock movement only new, all the old components will fit the new unit just as they did on the old. Components such as the dial, weights, pendulum, hands, and chime block will not need to be replaced to have a new movement. Offering a brand new clock movement alone and does not come with the… View Product

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These are the instructions for the dial to mount to the wood case instead of the movement on a Jauch clock conversion. If the dial attaches to the movement with four posts coming off the back of, this will have to change. There are two ways the dial mounts to the clock. The best scenario for the conversion is to… View Product

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The following is the basic installation for a chiming quartz movements from Clockworks. However, each unit is varied with the chime functions and speaker style. Therefore, the individual instructions need to be read for this information. Installation of the chime quartz clock movements is done in the following sequence. Hanger goes on the new movement first if there is one,… View Product

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The installation of the clock hands on a German mechanical movement is reverse of removal. If either the movement was replaced, or the hands are new, the minute hand must be adjusted. This is so it will point to the correct time when it chimes. First comes the hour hand as a friction fit. Put the hand on its round… View Product

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To order a Hermle clock movement you need the numbers off of the back plate of the movement itself. Match the numbers up so the new movement will be exactly the same as the old one. Replacing the movement is a fraction of the price of a repair. It is also the fastest way to get the clock up and… View Product