Interactive CNC Training Available Online From Heidenhain

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From HEIDENHAIN Corporation, the world leader in precision measurement components and systems, comes a unique new online interactive training tool for CNC instruction called HIT (HEIDENHAIN Interactive Training). This new training solution was designed to create an informative yet entertaining learning experience and teaches the most important elements of a CNC machine and imparts fundamental knowledge about CNC programming.

HIT is intended for those interested in CNC qualification, as well as students and teachers who are interested in obtaining expert materials on CNC programming and machine operation. It is available as an economical download at, and is available in many languages.

Three modules make up this exciting learning solution: the HIT software, an online HEIDENHAIN programming station, and the HIT workbook, providing a relevant learning solution for qualified basic and advanced CNC training (see illustration). It also proves useful for people who are unfamiliar with CNC fundamentals. This can include vocational schools as well as those being retrained or master craftsmen who want to improve their machinists' skills.

HIT's entertaining software for qualified fundamental and advanced training explains programming with HEIDENHAIN controls, called TNCs (Touch Numeric Controls). HIT combines theoretical training with practical exercises, and therefore simplifies the beginning steps of programming.

Both a free demo version and single and multiple licenses are available for download.

For more information, contact North American HEIDENHAIN PR Manager Kathleen Stoneski at (888) 488-3113, or write to us at HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION, 333 E. State Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60173. HEIDENHAIN can also be accessed directly via our web site at

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is the North American subsidiary of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH, a leading international manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment. Our product line includes linear scales, rotary and angular encoders, digital readouts, digital length gages, CNC controls and machine inspection equipment.

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[Image] HIT - HEID Interactive Training

Source:HEIDENHAIN Corporation