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The world's largest mechanical clock is set to the EBM in the Lubyanka, Moscow, Russia - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 29 December 2014 18:37

In the atrium of the "Central Children's Store on Lubyanka" (EBM Lubyanka) completed the installation of the biggest clock in the world. The project was developed by clockwork at the oldest Russian watch factory "Rocket" commissioned by the company "Gals-Development", reconstructs the EBM in the Lubyanka. Creative agency was asked to plant more than 100 hours of design options. Design and installation of monumental clock was made for a record six months a team of engineers watch factory "Rocket" under the direction of Jacques von Polje. The clock in the Lubyanka EBM will go on forever, clockwork will work for at least a hundred years.

Unique clock mechanism weighs 4.5 tons and consists of 5000 parts made of steel, aluminum, titanium and coated with gold. The current clock mechanism reaches a size of 6 to 7 meters and consists of 21 gears, 4-meter-balance escapement wheel and 13-meter pendulum diameter of 3 meters. Mirror surface of the pendulum acts as aspheric mirrors, creating an optical effect. The main clock mechanism is located at the fifth floor.

Time in hours "Central Children's Store on Lubyanka Square" will be governed by planetary gear and adjusted by means of an innovative electronic device, and the mechanism will automatically wind up horizontal pendulum.


НАЖМИТЕ ЗДЕСЬ ДЛЯ ПРОСМОТРА ВСЕГО СПИСКА НОВОСТЕЙ О НЕОБЫЧНЫХ ЯВЛЕНИЯХ>>>

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