NOW:53022:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
32°
H 32° L 28°
Clear | 13MPH

Power Test donates technical tools to Hamilton

Nov. 23, 2011

Power Test donates technical tools to Hamilton
Power Test, a Sussex manufacturer of dynamometers and control systems, donated 60 new dial calipers to the Hamilton School District for use in its applied engineering and technology classes.

Half of the calipers will be used in the “Gateway to Technology” class at Templeton Middle School where students will use them in a unit on measurement and apply them to their designs created in the computer-aided design program Autodesk Inventor. The other 30 calipers will go to Hamilton High School where students in a manufacturing course will use them to learn about measurement, tolerancing and quality control.

Along with the caliper donation, Power Test provided the district with two sets of 0-3 inch micrometers which will allow students to measure the manufactured parts with a high degree of precision. The donations are valued at more than $1,000.

“We are very fortunate to have such a generous and cooperative partnership with PowerTest,” said Hamilton teacher Brian Steingraber.

Instruction in precision measurement was limited in the past because the district had only four calipers. With the donation, an entire class is able to use the calipers while studying and applying measurement concepts. Steingraber, an applied engineering and technology teacher, finds the instruments valuable because they provide authentic experiences for students.

“Support such as this is what will take Hamilton to the next level in preparing our students for the workplace,” Steingraber said.

Power Test has been a valuable partner to the district and has helped staff members develop curriculum to match modern industrial needs. In addition, Power Test has facilitated company tours for students, participated in the district’s Project Lead the Way Community Partnership Team, employed students in work-study programs and served on the district’s Business Advisory Council.
 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Falls dodgeball tourney slated for Saturday at the high school 3/27

» Germantown School Board reviewing options to address space issues 3/27

» Germantown, Washington County lifts burn ban 3/27

» Menomonee Falls approves preliminary layoff notices, letter to legislators on proposed state budget 3/27

» Chicago private equity firm acquires Germantown-based Gehl Foods 3/27

» Temporary burn ban lifted for Waukesha County, Menomonee Falls 3/25

» Washington Ranks among Healthier Counties in Wisconsin's Health Rankings 3/25

» The Sprint Episode Three: WIAA state basketball tournament retrospective 3/23

» Proposed bill would allow Germantown school district to start prior to Sept. 1 3/23

» Proposed bill would allow Falls school district to start prior to Sept. 1 3/23

» Germantown manufacturer recognized among best in country 3/23

» Falls school board to review, approve layoff notices 3/23

» Germantown school board to get update on facilities plans 3/23

» Point ends Germantown basketball team's three-year state reign, 67-51 3/21

» Germantown boys basketball team rolls into final with 82-54 rout of East 3/20

» Falls-based Bradley Corporation recieves nod for wellness efforts 3/20

» No one hurt in overnight car fire in Menomonee Falls 3/20

» Falls Village Board President candidates say they each would bring different experience to the role 3/19

» Costco purchases 15 acres to build new Menomonee Falls store 3/19

» Kohl's Innovation Center in Menomonee Falls almost complete 3/18

» Select North Hills Plaza businesses allowed to reopen following March 9 building collapse 3/18

» Germantown brings in third party to look at road improvements within TIF No. 6 3/18

» Germantown school officials discuss options to alleviate overcrowding at Rockfield 3/17

» Open meeting to be held at Cabela's to discuss improvements to Appleton Avenue in Washington County 3/17

» Falls puts fire ban in place effective immediately, until further notice 3/17

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT