Students to Receive Powerful, Hand-Held Machining Calculators
Zaventem, Belgium. February, 2012: Haas Automation is delighted to announce that Calculated Industries Inc. has joined the Haas Technical Education Centre (HTEC) programme as an Industry Partner, to provide CNC students with sophisticated, handheld machining calculators.
The Nevada, US-based company is known for creating a wide-range of dedicated calculators for industry, including The Machinist Calc Pro (www.machinistcalcpro.com), a handheld device designed to calculate mathematics for precise metal cutting operations. Calculated Industries describes the device as a “powerful and easy-to-use calculator that can be incorporated into existing curricula, providing an effective way to help students develop an understanding of the applied mathematics they will use every day in their careers as machinists.” The Machinist Calc Pro calculates speeds and feeds, thread sizes, bolt pattern hole layouts and a variety of other specific solutions and is available in English, French, German and Spanish.
“We are very pleased that Calculated Industries has joined our team of HTEC Industry Partners,” says Mr. Bert Maes, HTEC coordinator at Haas Automation Europe. “It is our goal to give teachers at HTECs an all-in-one package of the best tools and technology so they can share their knowledge with students and young people. The Machinist Calc Pro will be a valuable teaching aid and will help ensure graduates of HTECs have the best skills when they join industry.”
The HTEC Industry Partner scheme allows carefully selected companies to participate in the worldwide programme and support HTEC facilities by providing essential technology, consumables and expertise. Calculated Industries brings to 13 the number of HTEC Industry Partners, including: KELLER, MasterCam, Esprit, Renishaw, Sandvik Coromant, Schunk, Blaser, Urma, Chick, Air Turbine Technology, Hainbuch, and CIMCOOL.