Horizontal boring mills

X Options

  • Maximum variability – unit principle
  • Choose travel range of basic axes Y, Z max. 2,000 mm, X max. 3,000 mm
  • Rolling guideways for all axes
  • Ram headstock
  • Choose size and number of clamping plates / tables
  • Wide range of technological accessories

Main Parameters

Ram cross section 315 / 380 mm
Workspindle diameter 105 mm
Clamping taper 50 ISO
Spindle speed range 3500 rpm
Table transversal travel (X) max. 3000 mm
Ram/headstock travel (Y) max. 2000 mm
Column longitudinal travel (Z) max. 2000 mm
Ram stroke (V) 650 mm
Spindle stroke (W) 610 mm
Table clamping surface max. 1500 x 1500 mm x mm
Table loading capacity 8000 kg


Complete Parameters

Tool Standard
Clamping taper 50 ISO
Tool shank 69871 DIN
Clamping adapter – screw 4100793 TOS
Headstock – V1, V2, V3
Ram cross section – width x height 315 x 380 mm x mm
Workspindle diameter 105 mm
Spindle speed range 10 - 3500 rpm
Main motor power (S1/S6-40%) 22 / 34 kW
Maximum torque of the spindle (S1/S6-40%) 567 / 851 Nm
V…ram stroke 650 mm
W…spindle stroke 610 mm
Feeds…V, W – manual mode 4 - 500 mm / min
Feeds…V, W – automatic mode 4 - 10000 mm / min
Rapid traverse…V, W 13000 mm / min
Other Axes
X…transversal travel of table 1000, 1250, 1500, 1750, 2000 mm
(rapid traverse 18 m/min) 2500 mm
(rapid traverse 13 m/min) 3000 mm
Z…longitudinal travel of column 1000, 1250, 1500, 1750, 2000 mm
Y…vertical travel of headstock 1000, 1250, 1500, 1750, 2000 mm
Feeds…X, Y, Z – manual mode 4 - 500 mm / min
Feeds…X, Y, Z – automatic mode 4 - 10000 mm / min
Rapid traverse…X, Y, Z 25000 mm / min
Rotary Table – V1, V2
Table clamping surface 1250 x 1250 mm x mm
1500 x 1500 mm x mm
diameter 1300 mm
Width of T-slots 22 H8 mm
Table loading capacity 8000 kg
Feeds of table rotation…B 0 - 16 rpm
Rapid traverse of table rotation…B 21 rpm
Planing Table – V3
Table clamping surface 1250 x 1250 mm x mm
1500 x 1250 mm x mm
1500 x 1500 mm x mm
Width of T-slots 22 H8 mm
Table loading capacity 8000 kg
Machine and accessories standard colour white 9010 / green 6018 RAL
Fence standard colour black 9011 / yellow 1018 RAL
Total power consumption 65 kVA
Machine weight - standard 11000 kg
Total area including CE – approximate, standard 5900 x 8000 mm x mm

Technical specification

(technical specification v05.12)

The RET10X is a T-type horizontal boring mill designed by RETOS VARNSDORF s.r.o. Thanks to its unit principle, this machine excels in a maximum variability of design for various technological applications. According to your specific needs, you can choose between feeds in the V axis (ram) or W axis (spindle) or in both of them. Travel ranges in the main axes X, Y and Z, the size and number (1 or 2) of clamping plates with various functions (interpolation, positioning rotary tables, non-rotating tables) can be customized.

In addition, milling heads, facing heads, ATCs and further accessories are available.


  • contouring T-type of horizontal boring machine
  • 4 / 5 linear axes + rotary / non-rotary table
  • sliding ram / workspindle or a combination of them
  • machine designed for universal use in mechanical engineering production
  • suitable for roughing as well as for finishing
  • travel ranges, number of axes, and clamping plates (1 or 2) and the level of coverage can be customized according to your specific needs
  • according to your needs, option of fitting with a broad spectrum of accessories, such as automatic tool changing systems (ATC), various milling heads and milling head changing systems (AHC), a facing head, tool cooling kit (CHZ), cooling through spindle axis (CHOV), oil-mist cooling (CHM) or swarf conveyor
  • ready for „Indurstry 4.0“

Controlling of the Machine

  • all machine functions, except for clamping and unclamping, are controlled via the control panel, which consists of a keyboard, a switch panel and an LCD monitor
  • the clamping and unclamping of tools is controlled by the key on the headstock 
  • the control panel is supplemented by a portable control panel (handwheel), which duplicates some of the basic control functions of the machine
  • the control panel is swivellingly connected to the wall inside the operator housing
  • the control system allows manual, semiautomatic and fully automatic modes
  • the standard communication interface allows a connection with the Ethernet for easy administration and distribution of technological programs as well as diagnostics or servicing of the control system


Machine design can be customized.

Standard Version

Control System

  • HEIDENHAIN TNC 640 + handwheel
  • HEIDENHAIN drives
  • SIEMENS motors 

Powered Axes

  • X – travel of rotary table slide on transversal bed
  • Z – travel of column slide on longitudinal bed 
  • Y – vertical headstock travel on column
  • V – ram travel
  • B – table rotation
  • S – workspindle rotation

Machine Capabilities

  • interpolation controlled X, Y, Z, V axes
  • B axis controlled as positioning axis
  • linear interpolation
  • circular interpolation
  • spiral interpolation
  • spacial interpolation - spline in space
  • interpolation of S and Z (V) axes – spindle rotation depending on the Z (V) axis position – enables thread cutting without use of a compensating bushing
  • potential limitations regarding the machine capabilities due to territorial differences in the control system’s NC program

V1 Headstock

  • sliding ram
  • non-sliding workspindle
  • spindle cavity blown with air during tool-changing cycle
  • spindle driven by two speed ranges – speed reduction gear
  • hydraulic shifting of each speed range
  • set-up for tool cooling kit on ram front side

Kinematics of the X, Y, Z Axes

  • brushless digital servomotor with servo-drive
  • clearance-free gearing by timing belt
  • ball screw

Kinematics of the V Axis

  • brushless digital servomotor with servo-drive
  • planetary gearbox with minimum clearance
  • ball screw

Kinematics of the B Axis – V1 Table

  • brushless digital servomotor with servo-drive
  • planetary gearbox with minimum clearance
  • gear ring

Group Guidance

  • X, Y, Z, V axes – Caged Roller LM Guides
  • B axis – crossed roller slewing bearing


  • central, axial lubrication
  • frequency of lubrication cycles correlates with travelled track of the particular group


  • X, Y, Z, V axes – not clamped – positional feedback
  • B axis – hydraulically

Hydraulic Power Packs

  • HYTOS lubrication set – lubrication of all axes
  • HYTOS pressure set – unclamping of tools, fixing of B

Position Measurement

  • X, Y, Z axes – HEIDENHAIN absolute digital optical linear encoders
  • V axis – absolute rotary encoder in motor
  • B axis – HEIDENHAIN absolute angle encoder
  • S axis – HEIDENHAIN incremental rotary encoder

Energy Distribution

  • chain energy carriers

Coverage of Machine

  • X, Y, Z axes – fully enclosed groups


CE – valid only for the European Union

  • comprehensive safety elements according to the applicable legislation and technical standards
  • operator housing
  • working area of the machine is fenced off

Control System

  • SIEMENS SIN 840D SL + handwheel
  • SIEMENS drives and motors

V2 Headstock

  • sliding ram – V axis
  • sliding workspindle – W axis
  • W drive – servomotor, planetary gearbox, ball screw
  • W guidance – Caged Roller LM Guides
  • W clamping – not clamped – positional feedback
  • W measurement – absolute rotary encoder in motor
  • for further details see V1 Headstock

V3 Headstock

  • non-sliding, fixed ram
  • sliding workspindle – W axis
  • W drive – servomotor, planetary gearbox, ball screw
  • W guidance – Caged Roller LM Guides
  • W clamping – not clamped – positional feedback
  • W measurement – absolute rotary encoder in motor
  • for further details see V1 Headstock

V2 Table

  • B axis interpolation controlled
  • cylindrical interpolation using the rotary table
  • drive – 2 servomotors (Master/Slave), 2 planetary gearboxes, gear ring
  • for further details see V1 Table

V3 Table

  • fixed planing table

2 Tables

  • arbitrary combination of V1, V2, V3 Tables
  • palletising mode – one active table with the second table in idle mode at its resting position
  • coupling mode – the tables behave like one clamping surface and travel together along the X axis, the table rotation is blocked, the distance between the tables resp. the clamping surface length can be defined in relation to the  resulting X axis travel (the longer the clamping surface, the shorter the travel)
  • other purposes of use need to be clarified before ordering the machine – effects on the machine’s configuration, installation space and operating safety

ATC R04-10 – Automatic Tool Changer 

  • rack system on the table or pick-up
  • application of several racks at various places possible
  • tool changing by workspindle of the machine
  • including TS 460 workpiece touch probe
 ATC R04-10 Parameters
 Tool changing time 20 s
 Number of tools in one rack 10 pcs
 Maximum number of racks – table – V1, V2 4 pcs
 Maximum number of racks – pick-up – fixed 2 pcs
 Maximum number of racks – pick-up – rotary 4 pcs
 Tool pocket pitch 130 mm
 Maximum tool diameter 125 mm
 Maximum tool length 500 mm
 Maximum tool weight 15 kg
 Weight without tools 110 kg

ATC R03-30/40 – Automatic Tool Changer

  • the ATC is a separate unit
  • magazine with servodrive for tool pocket positioning
  • changer driven electrically / pneumatically
 ATC Parameters R03-30 R03-40  
 Tool changing time 15 15 s
 Number of tools 30 40 pcs
 Tool pocket pitch 130 130 mm
 Maximum tool diameter – unrestricted 125 125 mm
 Maximum tool diameter – with free pockets 200 200 mm
 Maximum tool length 500 480 mm
 Maximum tool weight 15 15 kg
 Maximum weight of tools in magazine – total 250 300 kg
 Maximum tool unbalance in magazine wheel 50 70 kg
 Maximum wheel speed 8 5 rpm
 Operating air pressure 5 5 bar
 Required air purity 40 40 microns
 Weight without tools 1240 1380 kg

CHZ - Tool Cooling Kit – Fluid 

  • tool cooling set with jets on headstock front side
  • separate cooling unit – tank with pump, level gauge, pressure test
  • tank volume approx. 100 l
  • maximum pressure 4 bar / 40 l/min
  • set-up for tool cooling always included – distribution pipes, jets 

CHZ-V – Tool Cooling – Air

  • cold air gun
  • cooling without a thermal shock
  • positive impact on the accuracy and the surface quality
  • high reliability
  • environmentally friendly
  • almost zero operating costs

CHOV-K – Cooling Through Spindle Axis – Fluid

  • not possible to add into configuration, once the production has started
  • separate cooling unit with filter and magnetic swarf separator required
  • maximum pressure 40 bar, tank volume 1000 l
  • other necessary alterations to machine and CE features
  • for pressure higher than 10 bar a workpiece or machine cover is necessary

CHOV-V – Cooling Through Spindle Axis – Air

  • not possible to add into configuration, once the production has started
  • maximum pressure 5 bar

CHOV-M – Cooling Through Spindle Axis – Oil-Mist

  • not possible to add into configuration, once the production has started
  • separate programmable cooling unit
  • maximum pressure 5 bar

CHM – Oil-Mist Cooling

  • with V3 headstock only (external supply for cooling medium)
  • can be added to machine at any time
  • easy to install
  • easy to use

Swarf Conveyor

  • in the concrete foundation of the machine 
  • between the beds along the X axis


Standardly Delivered Accessories

  • spindle guiding support VP170 – for sliding spindle only
  • VK-ISO50 cleaning brush
  • clamping adapters – 15 pieces
  • KM anchoring kit
  • basic tool kit for operation and maintenance of the machine
  • basic spares kit
  • accompanying technical documentation

Optional Accessories

  • spindle guiding support VP320 – for sliding spindle only
  • spindle guiding support VP470 – for sliding spindle only 
  • HPR50, FP40 vertical manual milling head
  • HUR50, UFP40 universal manual milling head
  • SEMPUCO vertical and universal indexing head 
  • SEMPUCO universal NC milling head 
  • COGSDILL facing head – with V2, V3 headstocks only (spindle feed necessary)
  • SHC – semiautomatic head changer
  • AHC – automatic head changer
  • UK500, UK1000, UK1500, UK2000 clamping cube
  • UU800, UU950, UU1120, UU1450, UU1620, UU2000 clamping angle plates
  • spares kit for 3-year operation
  • HEIDENHAIN DA 400 compressed-air filter system
  • 3D touch probes with radio/infrared signal transmission (Heidenhain/Renishaw/Hexagon)
  • HEIDENHAIN HR 550 FS wireless handwheel
  • HEIDENHAIN control system with options like DFX converter, collision monitoring etc.
  • CE security mode 3 (for German market only)

Milling heads, boring heads

Alternative machining

Touch probes

Clamping accessories



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