Retech Systems LLC Announces the Addition of a New R&D Electron Beam (EB) Melting System

In a move to add capability to the Internal Research & Development (IR&D) team at Retech, a new 2-gun Electron Beam (EB) melting system has formally commissioned. This system will be available for developmental use by customers of Retech as well as the SECO/Warwick group of companies and will be able to melt a range of materials from Titanium & Ti Alloys, to Silicon and other refractory metals. With the addition of this equipment, Retech is expanding what is already the most fully integrated melting system manufacturing facility worldwide.

The system installation began early in 2015, with support from a number of sponsor companies (listed below):

  1. Von Ardenne – EB Guns
  2. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum – Vacuum Pumps
  3. CED – Controls
  4. Fluid Gauge Company – Water & Vacuum Schematics
  5. GNB – Isolation Gate & Poppet Valves
  6. Motion Industries – Withdrawal Chamber Drive Package
  7. ifm – Instrumentation
  8. Zemarc – Hydraulic Cylinder

Final commissioning took place over the second half of 2015 and customers have already begun to utilize this unique installation.

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For More Information Please Contact:
Nathaniel Slinkert, Dir. of Sales – +1 (707) 467-2924 –


About Retech Systems LLC

Since 1963, Retech has been the world’s leading provider of vacuum melting systems for demanding industries in ever-changing markets. Our advanced technologies have been applied to melting, refining, casting and atomizing reactive and refractory metals, such as Titanium & its alloys, super alloys and rare earth metals. Each custom system produces products with the unique specifications required by the application.

In 2011 Retech became a part of the SECO/Warwick group of companies which has an expanded the global presence through added sales and service centers around the world.

Effectively, Retech is the most fully integrated furnace manufacturer in the world, providing customer access to our wide range of in-house resources, including technology, material and process development.

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