Industrial Networking Part 1: Physical Media

In part 1 of our industrial networking series, Mike Masterson, Automation Specialist with The Reynolds Company, joins Wayne Welk, for a discussion about the physical media used in industrial networking, such as the common types of copper and fiber cabling and SFP transceivers.  Also discussed are the various tools to help you check and certify your network cables on the plant floor.



  • Episode Producer and Host… Wayne Welk
  • Guest Panelist… Mike Masterson
  • Post Production… Brad Freeman

The TRC Talks podcast features conversations with the specialists from The Reynolds Company, a Rockwell Automation authorized distributor. Each episode brings on a new topic and guest to explore the evolving landscape of industrial automation, controls and power distribution. Listen and subscribe to our new podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Stitcher and Pocket Cast.

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