Watchmaking: Audemars Piguet Forged Carbon Process

April 27, 2012 | Audemars Piguet, Videos, Watchmaking

This video shows the process, from start to finish, of how raw carbon fiber is turned into a watch case. First, carbon fibers are placed in a metal mold, then the mold is heated, and then it is compressed. After going through the final quality checks and being polished (not shown in video), the resulting forged carbon case will look like this or this.