The first Mastering the Machine session with Frank Lamb and Doug Alward, Senior Applications Engineer with Wright Industries (retired). Topics included the first module of the Mastering the Machine course, the NIH RADx program and it’s impact on automation, The Valve “Steam” automation project, and a lot of useful information on the applications and quoting process

This was the fifth webinar after the opening of the Automation Academy.

Some points on the timeline:

  • 1:35 – Mastering the Machine topic and concept
  • 4:10 – the course
  • 6:50 – food processing application
  • 17:28 – Doug Alward introduction
  • 18:20 – NIH RADx program
  • 18:55 – Doug’s presentation
  • 26:00 – Pharmaceutical vs. Automotive applications
  • 28:30 – Traditional vs. Non-Traditional quoting
  • 30:30 – The automation application cycle
  • 32:30 – The Valve/Steam project
  • https://youtu.be/uCgnWqoP4MM
  • 37:30 – “Cheeto” testing
  • 42:15 – ROM
  • 45:30 – Excel lists
  • 48:00 – Steam controller video
  • 52:50 – Oculus
  • 1:06:27 – The next webinar