Field leader since 1978

Retlif provides comprehensive Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Lightning testing services, as well as as a full complement of engineering services for product compliance from three state-of-the-art testing facilities.

Depth of Services
Our EMC solutions include highly trained engineers and technicians, ongoing education and training, and in-house engineering support…all supported with a commitment to facilitate all testing needs and to provide true value.

Testing Services
Our EMC and Lightning testing services include national and international standards and virtually every rail, maritime, military, aerospace, commercial and industrial test standard…in-lab or on-site.

EMC Accreditations
Retlif maintains one of the largest ranges of laboratory EMC accreditations with over 140 accredited test methods in accordance with ISO-STD-17025. Retlif can address all Canada, Japanese VCCI, Australian AUSTEL and European Union CE industry requirements.

Engineering Support
Retlif’s Engineering Services Division supports a customers’ in-house engineering department by generating specialized documentation required by an EMC compliance testing program, e.g. EMC management plans, control plans and test plans and procedures. We also have the expertise to assist you in defining an overall compliance plan to address the needs of multiple regulatory agencies in one test program.

EMC Education
Retlif hosts specific EMC awareness training courses to educate, inform and provide a greater understanding of the need for EMC services. These are available fully customized to your needs, individualized or group, in-house or onsite.

Military & Commercial Aviation
NVLAP/NAVAIR-accredited for all aspects of military EMC testing, Retlif EMC services include Shielded Effectiveness testing, EMP, high level Radiated Susceptibility testing and low noise level emissions testing. Retlif test results are globally accepted by every major airframe manufacturer, shipyard and military agency.

  • MIL-STD-461 (All Revisions)
  • MIL-STD-285
  • MIL-STD-704
  • MIL-STD-1399
  • NSA 65-5/6
  • MIL-E-6051
  • MIL-STD-220
  • DO-160 
  • IEC61000 Series
  • FCC PART 2, 15, 18, 74, 90, 95
  • Lightning (Multiple Stroke/Burst)              


Reporting & Publications
Finalization of a good testing program requires not only the ability to articulate what testing was performed and how it was accomplished, but also the ability to report it clearly, concisely and completely. Each Retlif testing facility maintains a dedicated Publications Department. Based on both military and industry guidelines, Retlif’s test reports, procedures and plans consistently receive the highest marks for clarity and attention to detail.

Commercial Testing Services
Retlif is a Designated Conformity Assessment Body under the European EMC and R&TTE Directives. Retlif’s combination of staff, equipment, facilities and accreditations and approvals results in unmatched Commercial and International EMC testing services.

ESD testing, as well as all forms of emissions and immunity testing, transmitter testing, site surveys, power line simulation, and transient testing, are performed with signature efficiency and professionalism.

Retlif is a guiding force in virtually every industry standards writing committee and related trade association. This long-term commitment to the type and level of industry involvement mirrors our commitment to our customers: to provide the most timely, useful information and assistance by designing meaningful testing programs which result in worldwide data acceptance.