Rubber B Watch Straps For The Rolex Sky-Dweller

Rubber B Watch Straps For The Rolex Sky-Dweller

A s the very first company to create integrated rubber straps for Rolex Sport watches in 2010, Rubber B modestly, but courageously introduced Vulcanized Rubber straps that featured blocked case integration and Oyster clasp compatibility for a few select Rolex watch models, including the Daytona, Submariner, and GMT Master. Initial reception by the Rolex community was vehemently mixed, and a gentle path to mainstream acceptance was paved with a long-term focus on promoting quality craftsmanship. Seven years later, Rubber B has become a mainstay, having grown exponentially to include over 175 different strap options that accommodate passionate watch owners of many various luxury watch brands.


Even Rolex, SA has joined in on the rubber strap phenomenon, most recently introducing their new “Oyster–Flex” straps for the 2015 Yachtmaster and the brand new 2017 Daytona. In the past, Rolex had only produced a limited number of gem-set Datejust watches that came with their own fashionable rubber strap with inlaid diamonds, but this new foray into rubber straps for sport models certainly has broadened the field of strap options available to Rolex enthusiasts.

Most notably, Rubber B is the only integrated watchband company whose rubber straps are earnestly produced in Switzerland, and always feature the mold-marking “SWISS MADE” in their rubber body, as such markings are strictly guarded by international trade law. Each integrated Rubber B strap contains a solid insert that has been micro-calibrated for a specific watch model, maintaining a tight, rotation-free mount to the watch case (“Blocked Integration”). The original purpose of Rubber B was to provide discerning Rolex watch owners with a viable alternative to their original Rolex bracelet, while they enjoyed comfort, individuality and customization. However, in the case of the beautiful Sky-Dweller that comes originally from Rolex on a crocodile band, such owners can now have the added benefit of bathing, swimming, and perspiring without worry, all while wearing their exclusive Rolex watch.

 

Recently released, this uniquely integrated Rubber B watchband for the Rolex Sky-Dweller represents the latest and most high-tech evolution in rubber strap manufacturing. Although Rubber B straps are created exclusively in an industry-leading Swiss factory, the Sky-Dweller strap presented quite a challenge during development. This new design is significantly more structured than previous Rubber B models. The incorporation of a patented dual- color technology, termed VulChromatic® combined with this delicate, yet complex undertaking, required more machine re-engineering than usual. The target objective finally became a successful execution, as you may notice, represented in the surface color’s extremely finite margins (photo below).

It is an overly used phrase these days, but Rolex owners truly do understand and appreciate the value of Swiss quality engineering. Every aspect of a Rubber B strap must maintain an integral respect to its intended watch. For example, the bezel-influenced fluted grooves and subtle color patterns of this particular strap are intended to compliment the various Sky-Dweller models and dials currently available from Rolex. Beyond such design elements, the customer’s best interest must be profoundly considered. For, it is only upon the wearer’s long-term endearment of their strap, that the reputation of the strap-maker can be organically built. Rubber B believes you must value the customer, striving to provide them with a product that they will truly find impressive, then enjoy, and greatly appreciate. The VulChromatic ® Series with dual-color chemistry was created by Rubber B’s Swiss factory with this exact purpose in mind.
This patented process takes place during the injection-mold stage, producing a wonderfully fused, dual-colored strap with limitless 􀃛exibility andconformity of two rubber masses, while they function as one permanent, seamless unit. This allows for full range of motion, twisting, and torsion withoutthe need for super􀃚cial agents such as paints, glues or bonding. For a very long time in the industry, multi-color straps could only be achieved with lesseracclaimedor sub-par materials such as silicone. Vulcanized Rubber has always (and still does) carried some limitations with regards to achieving the fullcolor/tone spectrum, and it might never be possible to create as many color tones as can be realized with plastics and silicone. But it is very exciting tonow have the capability of producing luxurious, natural vulcanized rubber straps within the multi-color realm while opening the door to an array ofpossibilities.
Priced at $280 and available in four VulChromatic color options (including double black), the current Rubber B for Sky-Dweller featured in this article isonly compatible with models that come on a crocodile band. The strap is, of course designed to mount the customer’s own Rolex Oyster clasp (anotherRubber B original concept from its 2010 launch).
For those of you who may have a Sky-Dweller on a Stainless Steel, Gold, or Two-Tone Oyster bracelet, no need to worry – there is a new Rubber B strapfor your model currently in production at the Swiss factory, and scheduled for release in Spring 2018. You can sign up here to be noti􀃚ed upon its arrival.

RubberB.com is the official brand website for e-commerce retail purchasing in the USA and abroad. The Sky-Dweller strap and all other models can be purchased directly online. Various photos of color combinations can be found on independent social media posts under #rubberb and at @RubberB_Official on Instagram. Most importantly, Rubber B wishes to thank their loyal customers for being a big part of a steady journey to bring exciting, innovative Swiss made products to fruition.

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Introducing SwimSkin® for Luxury Watches

Rolex-Daytona-with-Yellow-Swimskin-Rubber-Bracelet

IntroducingSwimSkin® for Luxury Watches

Overview

 

Rubber B has now launched a revolutionary new material “SwimSkin®for the Luxury Horology Industry, including Rolex and Panerai integrations. Rubber B was the first to ever conceived and launch integrated straps specifically calibrated for Rolex watches in 2010. Over the past nine years in Switzerland, Rubber B has been developing integrated watchbands and providing worldwide distribution for other specific timepieces such as Patek Philippe, Tudor, Audemars Piguet, Panerai and most recently an official, exclusive collaboration with Roger Dubuis for their models Excalibur Spider.

 

Why are these SwimSkin® straps so incredible?

 

SwimSkin® looks and feels identical to natural moisture-sensitive materials such as Alligator hide or Kevlar® fabric, yet SwimSkin® is 100% rubber.

  • Waterproof for all aquatic and active lifestyles. Imagine enjoying a classic watch with its alligator strap while swimming at the beach.
  • Currently offered in a variety of colors and textures.
  • As of launch date in June 2019, SwimSkin® straps are available for Panerai 40mm and 42mm watches and also an integrated version for Rolex watch models that come originally on an Oysterflex® bracelet such as Daytona and Yachtmaster (in 6 sizes for the perfect fit).

 

Where are SwimSkin® watchbands made?

 

Each Rubber B strap is 100% designed, manufactured and hand-finished by Absolute Leaders in the Swiss Haute-Horology Industry, and always feature the internationally regulated mark SWISS MADE in their rubber body.

 

The Ultimate Rubber Strap

 

Crafted & calibrated by watch experts investing in highly innovative, patented machinery, Rubber B exemplifies the most advanced level of research, development and execution of exciting new luxury rubber technologies and integrations which are unequalled & unsurpassed. Thank you for your interest!

SwimSkin® Composition:

– Natural, supple, Vulcanized Rubber

– Hypo-Allergenic

– 100% Swiss Made by Industry Leaders

– Exceeds FDA and BVGG requirements

Dual Color Bracelets for the Tudor Black Bay 41

An Innovative New Watchband for Tudor: Rubber B for Heritage Black Bay

An Innovative New Watchband for Tudor: Rubber B for Heritage Black Bay

Tudor Heritage Black Bay with Rubber B Bracelet for the M79230B-0008

Rubber B, the very first company to create integrated rubber straps for various Rolex, Panerai and Patek Philippe watches, has most recently introduced a brand new watchband series, specifically designed for the Tudor Heritage Black Bay, and as always, the entire line is made in Switzerland.


While the lug areas of the band feature the familiar Rubber B for Rolex “T- Design”, the calibrations and finishes of the new Tudor Series are actually quite unique. One noticeable difference being the outer rubber surface, which has an appealing, rugged texture in order to compliment the similarly appointed Black Bay dial. In contrast, the interior face of the strap embraces the wearer’s skin with a pleasantly smooth and supple texture. This is an extremely detailed approach, developed by Rubber B’s Swiss factory in their perseverance of high-tech styling for the most discerning clientele. Lines and levels within the new Tudor strap design have also been extended to graciously coordin te with the refined shape of the Black Bay case and its long, elegant lugs.

Of course, rubber straps are not entirely new to Tudor. The Pelagos diver’s watch, currently one of great popularity, does come with an integrated OEM rubber strap option, for those who wish to enjoy the change. This is a great way for watch enthusiasts to customize their Pelagos according to their own lifestyle.

For years, Black Bay owners were confined to the classics: OEM steel, OEM leather, or a plentitude of aftermarket options that tend to be low-tech or confined the Black Bay to a tool-watch image. As they did with Rolex models in 2010, Rubber B has stepped in to offer a luxury alternative watchband for the Tudor Black Bay, bringing along all of the latest bells and whistles available in the rubber tech field today, and those of which Rolex owners have already been enjoying from Rubber B since many years. These technologies include rotation-free “Blocked Integration” to the case, Deployment clasp integration, and patented Dual-Color technology, termed VulChromatic.

Blocked integration offers several benefits, such as balance and stability on the wrist. Its flush design to each element of the case and lugs is also very pleasing, As the curved end of the Rubber B strap gently envelopes the Black Bay’s radius, you would never expect there was a solid insert within the rubber mouth, housing and stabilizing the spring bar, as is demanded by
its micro-calibration.

The streamlined beauty of a Rubber B VulChromatic strap, defies all previous color limitations that previously existed with natural vulcanized rubber. You will find no glues, bonds, paints or otherwise fictitious color presentations in a Rubber B strap. You will also not find any chemicals or subpar materials such as silicone in the mix. Pure, natural, soft and supple, Rubber B VulChromatic straps are two rubber masses of differing colors and textures, which have been molecularly fused from their liquid state. This allows two rubber masses to permanently function as one, with limitless flexibility and range of motion, never separating or loosing their seamless and uniform bond.

The new Rubber B for Tudor Heritage Black Bay is 100% developed, manufactured, and hand-finished in Switzerland by leaders in the luxury horology industry. Priced at $280.00 USD, this series is compatible with both Standard and Chronograph models. At this time, Rubber B does not provide a buckle with their strap, as it has been designed to mount the original OEM deployment buckle that is provided by Tudor with their leather strap models, and which can also be purchased a la carte directly from Tudor Retail boutiques. Any standard, non-OEM 18mm Tang Buckle is also compatible with the Rubber B for Tudor, if a client prefers a different finish or his or her own unique style.

RubberB.com is the official brand website for e-commerce retail purchasing in the USA and abroad. The Rubber B for Tudor Heritage Black Bay and all other products can be purchased directly online. Various photos and color combinations can be found on independent social media posts under #rubberb and at @RubberB_Official on Instagram.

 

Most importantly, Rubber B wishes to thank their loyal customers for being the most important part of a steady journey to bring exciting, innovative SWISS MADE products to fruition.

Audemars Piguet 41mm with Blue Band

A Fresh Take for Audemars Piguet Watchbands

A Fresh Take for Audemars Piguet Watchbands

Audemars Piguet 41mm with Blue Band

Rubber B, the very first company to create integrated rubber straps for various model Rolex, Panerai, Tudor and Patek Philippe watches, has now launched the first strap of a brand new series, specifically designed for certain Audemars Piguet watch models. As always, the entire line of Rubber B products is made in Switzerland, by leaders in the high-end horology industry.

 

At initial launch, this first-phase release is a strap designed to compliment the 41mm Royal Oak Rose Gold model that comes from AP on a factory alligator

watchband (a second phase for metal bracelet AP models is currently in production, scheduled for release by Spring). This new vulcanized rubber watch

band fully integrates with this particular Royal Oak case and deployment buckle, as Rubber B innovations are known for, in addition to offering other elements that are unique to the series itself.

Audemars Piguet

First and foremost, while providing a pleasant look, a proper fit, and a secure mount to the watch case, the Rubber B for AP Royal Oak on Strap features a unique, monolithic Titanium Bridge insert, housing the AP pins in its shaft, while providing “Blocked Integration”.

Audemars Piguet strap with Titanium Insert

This offers many benefits, such as reliability, comfort and stability of the watch upon the wearer’s wrist. Used in sea-bound structures and hulls of great ships, Titanium (a term derived from the Titans of Greek Mythology) is as strong as steel, yet extremely resistant to corrosion from sea water, aqua regia, and chlorine. Titanium is less dense than steel and can be used in finite applications where optimal strength is desired. As important as function, form must also be taken into consideration, and so the Rubber B for Royal Oak 41mm incorporates a flawless, flush design to every element of the watch case and lugs.

white replacement strap for the audemars piguet royal oak 41mm

Available in six different color options complimenting each of the various Royal Oak Rose Gold 41mm dials. These new Rubber B straps are made from the softest and most flexible vulcanized rubber you can imagine, a familiar favorite to those who have experienced OEM Audemars Piguet brand rubber straps. Pure, natural and chemical-free, Rubber B straps are Hypoallergenic. They contain no chemicals, additives, or subpar materials, and they do not attract dust or lint.

 

Each and every detail of a Rubber B strap is considered with regards to form and function. For example, customers with very small wrists may like the hidden optional hole, which can be made if necessary.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm Rubber B Strap

The new Rubber B Series for Audemars Piguet models is of course 100% developed, manufactured, and hand-finished in Switzerland by leaders in the luxury horology industry. Priced at $250.00 USD, this series is compatible with both Standard and Chronograph models. At this time, Rubber B does not provide a buckle with their strap, as it has been designed to mount the original OEM deployment buckle that is provided by Audemars Piguet when purchasing their Royal Oak Rose Gold 41mm on Strap (alligator).

 

 

RubberB.com is the official brand website for e-commerce retail purchasing in the USA and abroad. The Rubber B for Audemars Piguet and all other products can be purchased directly online. Various photos and color combinations can be found on independent social media posts under #rubberb and at @RubberB_Official on Instagram.

Most importantly, Rubber B wishes to thank their loyal customers for being the most important part of a steady journey to bring exciting, innovative SWISS MADE products to fruition.

Watch Straps

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm: Rubber B Phase II

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm: Rubber B Phase II

Audemars Piguet Rubber straps

Rubber B, the very first company to create integrated rubber straps for various Rolex, Panerai, Tudor and Patek Philippe watches, has now launched the longawaited addition to their AP Series: a rubber strap designed specifically for the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm models which come originally on a gold or steel bracelet. As always, the entire line of Rubber B products is produced and manufactured in Switzerland, by the top leaders in the horology industry.

This new strap fully integrates with the Royal Oak case, as Rubber B innovations are known for, in addition to offering other elements that are unique to the series itself.

 

No need for plots:

Luxuriously innovative, Rubber B straps are always designed to mount the customer’s OEM equipment without the need of additional plots, pins or other spring bars used in conjunction. While providing an esthetically pleasing design and a proper fit, the Rubber B for Royal Oak features a unique, monolithic “titanium bridge” insert, housing the customer’s AP pins, while providing a uniquely impressive integration to the case. This offers many benefits, such as security, comfort, and stability of the watch upon the wearer’s wrist.

 

Luxury Engineering:

Used in sea-bound structures and the hulls of great ships, titanium is as strong as steel, yet extremely resistant to corrosion from harsh elements such as seawater and chlorine. Titanium can be used in finite applications where optimal strength is desired in a small package. As important as function, form must also be taken into consideration, and so the Rubber B for Royal Oak 41mm incorporates a flawless, flush design to every element of the watchcase and lugs.

 

Customization for Comfort and Style:

“Available in two color options (Black and Navy), the new Rubber B Velcro® Series for AP is made from the softest and most flexible, supple vulcanized rubber you can imagine. This, combined with 5 sizes options, ensures a
comfortable custom fit, which can be adjusted as needed.”

Audemars Piguet Rubber strap

Additionally, this new watchband for AP features a titanium security loop insert, for use with Velcro-Alfatex® strapping. This is the strongest hook & loop fastening material, providing a quiet, reliable closure for industrial and bespoke applications.

 

The new Rubber B Velcro® Series is of course 100% developed, manufactured, and hand-finished in Switzerland by leaders in the luxury horology industry.

 

Priced at $300.00 USD, it is compatible with both standard and chronograph models of 41mm Royal Oak that come originally on a factory steel or gold bracelet.

 

Pure and Natural:

 

Rubber B straps are absolutely Hypoallergenic. They contain no chemicals, additives, dyes or subpar materials, and they do not attract dust or lint.

Rubber B Audermars Piguet Straps

The full series (Phase I and Phase II) of Rubber B for Audemars Piguet can be purchased directly at RubberB.com , the Official brand website for e-commerce retail purchasing in the USA and abroad. Various photos and color combinations can be found on independent social media posts under #rubberb and at @RubberB_Official on Instagram.


Rubber B wishes to thank their customers for being the most important part of a steady journey to bring exciting, innovative SWISS MADE products to fruition.”