Mounting

Acorn offers the SKF range of Mounting Tools which will help you achieve maximum efficiency from your bearings.

Mounting is one of the critical stages of the bearing’s lifecycle. If the bearing is not mounted properly using the correct method and tools, the bearing’s service lifetime will be reduced.

Around 16% of all premature bearing failures are a result of poor fitting or using incorrect mounting techniques. Individual applications may require mechanical, heat or hydraulic mounting methods for correct and efficient bearing mounting. Selecting the mounting technique appropriate for your application will help you extend your bearing's service life and reduce costs resulting from premature bearing failure, as well as potential damage to the application.

As authorised distributors for SKF, Acorn offers the SKF range of Mounting Tools which will help you achieve maximum efficiency from your bearings:

  • Bearing fitting tool kits
  • Combi kits
  • Bearing lock nut spanners
  • Hook spanners
  • Impact spanners
  • Axial lock nut sockets
  • Bearing handling tools
  • Electric hot plate
  • Induction heaters
  • Hydraulic nuts
  • Feeler gauges
  • SensorMount indicator
  • Hydraulic pumps
  • Oil injectors
  • Hydraulic accessories
  • Mounting fluid
  • OK coupling mounting and dismounting kits
  • Accessories

You can also access SKF’s unique free web-based information service offering step by step instructions on mounting and dismounting bearings (opens new window).

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