Watches should be tough and have some protection, but still retain their grace. If you have a tough job where normal watches would always be in danger, then this is the one for you. The case is stainless steel with a black IP coating. It is water resistant to a depth of 1000ft. The crystal used is Sapphire, which is scratch resistant. The case back has been screwed down and the construction adds to the durability of the product. It has all the usual features and the movement is Swiss Quartz Chronograph LIV Caliber 18.