Welcome to ROK Talk on Industrial Components, the podcast that gives you the latest updates for the Rockwell Automation Industrial Component Business. Hosted by Business Lead, Bill Martin, and Business Manager, Paul Sipe, ROK Talk will discuss the role industrial components take in the machine builder and industrial application space to make manufacturing safe, secure, and more productive. This podcast will take an outside-in look at how we are expanding human possibilities one component at a time.
18: E-Stop The Presses!
In ROK Talk on Industrial Components Episode 18, Bill and Paul welcome back familiar guest host Jonathan Johnson to help clear up confusion surrounding e-stops, and how they can be deployed as part of a safety solution.
17: Safe and Sound
How do you know when it is safe to enter electrical enclosures? In ROK Talk on Industrial Components Episode 17, Bill and Paul talk to Rachel Bugaris, Business Development Manager at Panduit, about solutions in place to keep people from exposing themselves to the various hazards found within these environments.
16: Zapped! (By Power Quality Issues)
Power quality is becoming a more frequent problem faced by end users, resulting in a great deal of unplanned downtime. In ROK Talk on Industrial Components Episode 16, Bill and Paul speak with Dianne Denison of Denison Technologies about steps end users can take to assess power quality issues, and solutions in place to determine what is happening, why it is happening, and how to fix the problem.
15: The Safety Dance
In ROK Talk on Industrial Components Episode 15, Bill and Paul speak with OEM Technical Consultant Jonathan Johnson, who helps answer questions and navigate the often confusing world of certifications, standards, and machine safety.
14: Breaker Wars 2: MCBs
Are you trying to protect your control circuits or three-phase circuits using miniature breaker technology? With so many options available, how do you know which one to use? In ROK Talk on Industrial Components Episode 14, Paul and Bill speak with Austin Davidson to break down the types of MCBs as well as the differences between UL489 and UL1077 testing standards to help you decide which one to choose.
13: UPS on the Ups
When customers have an application where it is critical to keep their control system running, how can they plan and design their panel so that it runs if either the 3-phase voltage goes away or the control voltage goes away? In episode 13 of ROK Talk on Industrial Components, Robin Priestley, who is a Certified Power Quality Professional and a Federally Certified Energy Manager, brings over 30 years of experience in power quality and control issues at low and medium voltage to discuss this question.