52 episodes

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

The McNaughton-McKay Podcast McNaughton-McKay Electric Co.

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

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

    Episode 50: Anyone Have A Bottle Opener?

    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 min
    Episode 49: The Journey to Net Zero

    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 min
    Episode 48: Under Pressure [Part 2]

    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 min
    Episode 47: Under Pressure [Part 1]

    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 min
    Episode 46: Did You Mean Batch or Batch? [Part 2]

    Episode 46: Did You Mean Batch or Batch? [Part 2]

    In this week's episode Auston is joined again by Steven Hazelton of Rovysis 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 min
    Episode 45: Did You Mean Batch or Batch? [Part 1]

    Episode 45: Did You Mean Batch or Batch? [Part 1]

    In this week's episode Auston is joined by Steven Hazelton of Rovysis 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 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

ChunGregory ,

McMcTalk - podcast

These are really good talks. Auston and his subject matter experts are great; informative, engaging, and very clear in their explanation of various automation and industrial products and trends.

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