ACORN® Insight

Keep up-to-date on the latest product and company news, along with useful information for the maintenance, repair and overhaul industry.

One simple secret for boosting your uptime

The one main enemy of productivity that everyone s looking to avoid: downtime. If only there were a way to accurately predict when something was about to go wrong.

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ACORN News Updates COVID-19

Read the latest updates on COVID-19

There's something you need to know about your fan bearings

There’s something you need to know about your fan bearings that could be the difference between optimal uptime and repeated fan breakdown.

ACORN becomes wrapped up with Gates in new belt partnership

ACORN are proud to announce its appointment as a Gates Authorised Distributor.

Four reasons to purchase couplings from ACORN

When you need a coupling for your machinery, you don't want to hang around - that's why you need access to a broad range of couplings with instant availability.

Why is my bearing suddenly making excessive noise?

Bearings are critical components in any piece of rotating machinery, when they suddenly become noisy it should be cause for concern and time to inspect.

How to increase the longevity of your food grade lubricant without increasing your costs

Productivity is the key in the food & beverage industry, and with 36% of premature bearing failures resulting from poor lubrication, increasing longevity is key.

CASE STUDY: Saving a leading electrical electrical engineer precious downtime with consignment stock.

Acorn provides value added services that save leading electrical engineers an estimated £23,060.

Five reasons to hire a SKF bearing heater from ACORN

Poor bearing fitting can cost you more down the line, bearing heaters provide an effective method of mounting bearings.

CASE STUDY: Cutting lead times and providing cost saving alternatives for local asphalt plant

A local asphalt plant were able to cut their downtime significantly by switching to Timken Type-E TRB Units