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The McNaughton-McKay Podcast

Host and Automation Support Engineer, Auston Davidson discusses the latest products and trends in industrial automation with experts in the field.

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Episode 61: Chewing on Network Spaghetti
There are many variables when troubleshooting network connections on the plant floor. With these variations brings different skills sets, many of which traditionally lie with IT personnel. In this episode Auston and new co-host Emily Ward discuss diagnosing network issues on the plant floor with the expertise of Geno Porter of Fluke Corporation and Jim Davis of Fluke Networks. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at  https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse
18:11 10/25/23
Episode 60: We've Got a Label For That
Diagnosing problems always starts with gathering information and proper identification is paramount. In this episode Auston talks with Dustin Stumpf of Brady Corporation to learn how they are enabling problem solvers and addressing the changing expectations of an evolving workforce. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at  https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse
17:07 10/3/23
Episode 59: Outdoor Lighting Solutions
As we move into fall and the sun starts to set sooner, outdoor lighting becomes more important. In this episode Auston is joined by Michele Ryan of Cooper Lighting Solutions to discuss the shortcomings of traditional HID lighting options and navigate the process and benefits of transitioning to modern LED options.Links to the tools mentioned in the episode:Light Architecthttps://www.cooperlighting.com/global/solutions/technologies/light-architectThe payback calculator can be downloaded from the Outdoor LED Toolkit section at the bottom of this page.https://www.cooperlighting.com/global/resources/clstools-incentive-calculators-revit-photometric#toolsLearn more about our lighting solutions on our website or reach out to us at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at  https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse
21:25 9/21/23
Episode 58: Storeroom of the Future
Trending - Most manufacturing facilities are now requiring vendor managed inventory (VMI) as a service. In this episode Auston talks with Sean Leahy, president of Storeroom Logix, and Mark Graham, regional CAP manager with McNaughton-McKay, about how our organizations are working together to  create the “virtual storeroom of the future” by blurring the lines between distribution warehouse and manufacturing storeroom. Listen in for the full scoop.Learn more about our inventory management solutions here or reach out to us at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at  https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse
23:02 8/24/23
Episode 57: You're a CHAMP in My Book
With the Channel Asset Management Program (CHAMP), McNaughton-McKay partners with you to repair and remanufacture broken-down equipment, closely following the repair process until the part is back on your plant floor. Not only is repairing more economical than buying new, it could even get you up and running faster with recent inventory shortages and supply chain issues. Bob Minton, CHAMP specialist and CAP supervisor out of Madison Heights, Michigan talks with Auston about the difference between repairing and remanufacturing equipment, and what you can expect from this "white glove service".  Learn more about our CHAMP program and other inventory management solutions here or reach out to us at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at  https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse
15:55 7/20/23
Episode 56: Considerations for EV and Battery Manufacturing
Batteries and electric vehicles may not be new, but large-scale production and increasing improvements to technology are. Stephanie Van Kirk of Rockwell Automation talks to Auston about how to address the infrastructure and personnel challenges caused by an increasing demand for EV and battery production. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com or visit our website www.mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at  https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse
25:10 6/22/23
Episode 55: Lightning in a Bottle
How often should you be doing arc flash studies? What about personnel training? Is your maintenance staff confident about the PPE they should be wearing for each piece of equipment they work on to avoid injury and power interruption? Jason Dahlberg of Advanced Safety & Energy talks to Auston about how to stay ahead of arc flash hazards to protect workers and keep your plant up and running.If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com or visit our website www.mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at  https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse
22:20 5/31/23
Episode 54: What Is FactoryTalk® Optix™?
No two HMI deployments are the same. Luckily the new FactoryTalk® Optix™ visualization platform is product agnostic and capable of custom programming, allowing almost endless scalability to fit any application.  Auston talks to Rockwell Automation's Paul Haikal about the flexibility of the platform and what makes FactoryTalk Optix the single best solution for your HMI needs.  Learn more about FactoryTalk Optix on the McNaughton-McKay website.If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com or visit our website www.mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.
23:33 4/27/23
Episode 53: Sound The Alarm!
Alarms are an integral part of understanding the status of your machine and process. But too many of them and you are left deciding what is important and what is basically noise. In this episode Auston is joined by Jeremy Meegan of WIN-911 and they discuss proper ways to sound the alarm.  If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com or visit our website www.mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.
20:57 3/16/23
Episode 52: Mechanical or Electrical, Why Not Both?
Mechatronics. What is it? Systems Engineer Randy Mueller breaks down the terminology and explains why it's important to prioritize both mechanical and electrical considerations early in any project. He also provides some real life examples of how McNaughton-McKay has helped customers marry the two to benefit the efficiency and longevity of their systems. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com or visit our website www.mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.
16:42 2/16/23
Episode 51: Definitely Not WiFi
I/O Link is an industrial protocol that allows you to access the health and status actuators and sensing devices on the plant floor. But what if you took it a step further and had the capability to get all of this information wirelessly? In this episode Auston talks with Reid Schook, President of CoreTigo to discuss how they are pushing the standards with industrial wireless automation to enable smarter, more adaptive manufacturing.If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com or visit our website www.mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
12:43 1/26/23
Episode 50: Anyone Have A Bottle Opener?
Have you ever tried to open a twist off cap only to realize you are going to need a bottle opener? In this episode Auston talks with Max Davitt of LinMot to discuss issues surrounding capping applications and where legacy techniques may fall short of modern applications. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
15:05 6/6/22
Episode 49: The Journey to Net Zero
In this episode Auston is joined by Geno Porter of Fluke  to discuss ways that individuals can make a difference in their plant by assessing the energy usage and power quality of their machine circuits. This includes the use of Fluke's 1770 line of Power Quality Analyzers for various load and power quality studies. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:00 5/6/22
Episode 48: Under Pressure [Part 2]
In this episode Auston is follows up with Chris Brogli of Ross Controls  to continue their discussion on safe fluid power. They discuss how to properly assess and mitigate the risks of energy related to compressed gases and pressurized liquids. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:58 5/6/22
Episode 47: Under Pressure [Part 1]
Machine safety standards dictate that all hazardous energy must be properly controlled during service or maintenance of the machine. Did you know this includes not only electrical energy, but also things like compressed air and pressurized liquids? In this episode Auston is joined by Chris Brogli of Ross Controls  to discuss safe fluid power. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:31 4/25/22
Episode 46: Did You Mean Batch or Batch? [Part 2]
In this week's episode Auston is joined again by Steven Hazelton of RoviSys for the 2nd half of their two part series on batch processing. In this episode they discuss the various types of complexities within batch processing systems, from PLC driven to full scale batch processing.  If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
15:38 4/11/22
Episode 45: Did You Mean Batch or Batch? [Part 1]
In this week's episode Auston is joined by Steven Hazelton of RoviSys for the first of a two part series on batch processing. In this series they clear up the confusion around what batch processing is and help us determine if a process would benefit from a batch solution.  If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:43 3/28/22
Episode 44: Quality over Quantity
It is often hard to determine where power quality gremlins reside and how to flush them out.  Fortunate for us, Denison Technologies has a team of expert exterminators. Take a listen as Auston discusses the symptoms, causes, and impacts of poor power quality with Dianne Denison. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:34 3/14/22
Episode 43: The Life of a Work Order
Maintenance often doesn't have the tools at-hand to do their jobs as effectively as possible. They're either still using paper records or spreadsheets, or stuck using a cumbersome tool like SAP that has a maintenance management system (CMMS) but only as an afterthought. Join Auston as he discuss the Life of a Work Order with Chris Luecke of Fiix Software.If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
15:16 2/24/22
Episode 42: Let's Get Physical
We tend to give lots of attention to the 'logical' design of our Ethernet/IP network, but we should give just as much attention to the physical design. How  to lay out the cabling and switches so that we build a resilient and expandable network. In this episode Auston is joined by Brent Murray of Panduit to discuss proper ways to design your physical network infrastructure and how McNaughton-McKay and Panduit Services can help. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
15:34 2/14/22
Episode 41: The Evolution of Hydraulics
Industrial hydraulics consume upwards of 3% of all the energy in the United States at an efficiency rate of around 22%. This makes them a prime target when discussing sustainable manufacturing and cost savings. Join Auston as he discusses the evolution of hydraulics with Carl Richter of Kyntronics.If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
15:07 1/31/22
Episode 40: Simplifying Safety Circuits
Wiring machine safety circuits can be tough due to the nature of redundancy and diagnostics that are typically required. But what if there was a way to simplify these circuits and reduce the work required to deploy them? Join Auston and Amanda Eason as they discuss how Rockwell Automation's GuardLink solves these issues.If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
15:15 1/14/22
Episode 39: Dealing with Supply Chain Issues
It's no secret that the supply chain is stressed. Delays on shipments have made life tough for businesses and individuals through most of 2021. To discuss this further and explain what McNaughton-McKay is doing to help, Auston is joined by an expert of deliveries for a jolly conversation to round out the year. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
05:49 12/20/21
Episode 38: The Art of the Bump Test
Typical manufacturing facilities have hundreds if not thousands of PID controllers. They are  an essential part of maintaining safe, effective and efficient control. However, tuning these loops is difficult to dial in and many times we rely on manual tuning. In this episode, Auston is joined by Ziair DeLeon of Control Station to discuss  the art of the bump test and best practices when tuning your PID loops. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:36 12/6/21
Episode 37: Storeroom Management and You
Storeroom management can be a daunting task. As more machines are brought into an end user the variation of equipment tends to grow. How you properly maintain this is crucial. In this episode Auston is joined by Shannon Betts of McNaughton-McKay to discuss how the Customer Alliance Program (CAP) can help.  If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
10:47 11/23/21
Episode 36: Modern Computing Meets Manufacturing
Server room conditions and plant floor conditions tend to be polar opposites. So what do you do when you your manufacturing process requires modern computing capabilities? Frank Hill of Stratus Technologies joins Auston to walk us through the history of computing in manufacturing and how we can couple the IT capabilities in the OT environment.  If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:42 11/4/21
Episode 35: The Motor Control Playbook
There are so many options when it comes to controlling motors, which one do you choose? Enter The Motor Control Playbook. Listen in as Auston and Randy Langer of Rockwell Automation discuss the ins and outs of controlling motors and the benefits of each different option. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
12:57 10/25/21
Episode 34: Automation Fair 2021
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Automation Fair event, and we are excited to visit our colleagues from The Reynolds Company in Houston, Texas! New this year, Rockwell Automation will be providing a HYBRID experience for this premier event. You can join us in-person at the George R. Brown Convention Center, or online, on November 10-11, 2021.Learn more about Automation Fair, register to attend, and sign up for our hotel package at https://www.mc-mc.com/automationfairIf you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
06:44 10/12/21
Episode 33: One Hand to Shake
In a follow-up episode to Do You Have  A Healthy Network? we discuss what the next steps are after a network assessment and how McNaughton-McKay Services and Solutions can assist you from start to finish. If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:57 9/10/21
Episode 32: The Power is Yours!
How has the digital era impacted the way you do business? What expectations do you have for your plant and your partners in the digital space? Auston talks with Corporate Director of Marketing and Digital Technology Cecilia Madden about how the digital revolution has changed the game for B2B and why it’s a good thing for you and your business.If you have any questions, reach out at podcast@mc-mc.com. The McNaughton-McKay Podcast series is made available for your convenience and we hope you find it helpful. Please note, however, that the information contained in this podcast series is subject to our disclaimer and should not be relied upon as professional advice or services. We cannot overstate the importance of compliance with machine safety standards, reviewing the national electric code and any pertinent local codes for approved installation, use, storage and repair procedures and precautions; failure to do so may result in property damage, injury or death. Always consult with your professional advisors to determine the products to suit your intended purposes.LEGAL DISCLAIMER:The text, sound, graphic, video and other information and materials made available on our website (including but not limited through our resources center and video center) or by us through YouTube, Buzzsprout or any other social media or podcast hosting platform (all such information and materials referred to as “information”) are provided voluntarily by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” “Information” includes any comments we may make on any website or social media platform regarding any video, audio or other materials.  Information may change at any time, and McNaughton-McKay assumes no responsibility to provide updates or revisions. McNaughton-McKay disclaims all express and implied warranties with respect to information and to the products described, including implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Applicable law may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so the exclusion may not apply, but shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law. McNaughton-McKay cannot and does not represent or warrant that information will be error-free, up-to-date, comprehensive or complete, or otherwise meet your requirements, or those of your customers or business partners. Your use of our resource center, video library and any information is further subject to our website terms of use. Please visit the website terms of use at https://www.mc-mc.com/TermsofUse.VIEWS EXPRESSED DISCLAIMER:All views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series belong solely to the individual, and not necessarily to McNaughton-McKay Electric Company, its employees or any other organization. All views, thoughts and opinions expressed by guests of the series belong to the individual, and their presence does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Any reference to a specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company.FAIR USE STATEMENT:This podcast series may quote from or use copyrighted work for the purposes of commentary, criticism, education or other such purposes within the meaning of “fair use” under US Copyright Law.  
14:36 8/30/21

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