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NEW LEITZ CMM IS HERE!

7th June 2021

Our new CMM – fully loaded with Quindos for Gear Measurement – arrives and is very, very gently positioned….. ...

SMALL BUT PERFECTLY FORMED - LEITZ REFERENCE HP 5.4.3

27th April 2021

RET are working with a major aerospace customer on gear skiving a component for the F-35 programme and that means we have to make a step-change in inspection technology to measure the gears. To fulfil that requirement, we have chosen the Leitz Ref...

GEAR SKIVING AT RET

19th April 2021

In recent years, gear skiving, also known as power skiving, has been drawing increased attention as a productive and precise cutting method, especially for internal gears. It is not a new concept, with the initial solution being patented in 1910 in G...

RET APPROVAL IN APRIL – APRIL 1959!

12th April 2021

Here at RET we have been in the aerospace business for over 50 years. To prove it, see our Air Registration Board approval from April 1959! The Air Registration Board was created in 1936 by the government and given the task of recommending to the ...

INVESTMENT FOR THE LONG TERM – OKUMA U4000

6th April 2021

In April RET will receive their first Okuma machine for over 30 years – back to the future! We have worked with NCMT machine tools for 12 months to specify a machine that would meet our needs – and more importantly those of our Customers. A 5 year...

RET ARE READY FOR FURTHER EXPANSION

29th March 2021

RET have been working 24/5 with a night shift for over 30 years, but 13 years ago we made a major change to the way we worked. A ground-breaking investment of over £3.6 million in DMG MORI machining centres linked to FASTEMS pallet systems paved the ...

A NEW NTX1000 MOVES IN - DAY 2

24th March 2021

Yesterday saw the arrival of our new DMG Mori Seiki NTX1000. Today, we saw progress as specialist technicians from Mori Seiki completed the installation of the machine. This state-of-the-art addition to our factory will be up a...

A NEW NTX1000 MOVES IN - DAY 1

24th March 2021

Today we saw the arrival of our new DMG Mori Seiki NTX1000 This 8.5 tonne Mill Turning Centre represents a £520,000 investment and has come all the way from Japan. It took specialist machine movers several hours to get it from the...