ACORN® Insight

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

Bearing damage

Top 5 Reasons for Premature Bearing Failure

An undiagnosed bearing failure can lead to a catastrophic failure, causing secondary damage to the machine and other components, having a devastating effect on a business. It is widely accepted that over 60% of premature bearing failures can be easily prevented.

John Ellis is Awarded our Employee of the Month for November 2016

Employee of the month Award for November 2016

The employee of the month award for November 2016 has been awarded to John Ellis

Clive Simkins Ten Year Service Award

Clive Simkins celebrates a decade at ACORN

Clive joined ACORN in November 2006 as our Bearing and Maintenance Product Manager, having worked for the world’s leading bearing manufacturer – SKF for almost two decades.

Timken UC-Series Bearing Units

Timken expand their range of larger size UC-Series Ball Bearing Units

Timken has increased it's range of standard duty set screw UC-Series Ball Bearing Housed Units in their Strasbourg warehouse for faster, more efficient order fulfilment.

Make sure its a genuine SKF Bearing

Possible counterfeit large-size bearings delivered by RodaNet in Spain

Read the SKF letter warning of imports of goods that SKF has determined to be counterfeit and what to do if you suspect you have bought counterfeit bearings

Ola Sjölin, CEO for AxIndustries presents Daniel Wild with his 10 Year Service Award

Daniel Wild receives his 10 year service award

Danny started work with us back on 30th October 2006 as a warehouse operative.

iwis managing director Andrew Fletcher and Acorn PT product manager Gordon Smith celebrate the new partnership

iwis forges new links with a leading industrial engineering component supplier

iwis Drive Systems Ltd is pleased to announce its new partnership with Acorn Industrial Services Ltd, part of AxIndustries and a key player on the Global power and transmission stage.

Ringfeder locking assembies

Ringfeder moves to increase UK market share for locking assemblies and shrink disks

German power transmission product manufacturer Ringfeder has appointed Acorn Industrial Services Ltd as a UK distributor for its RINGFEDER, ECOLOC, TSCHAN and GERWAH range of internal clamping and external clamping locking devices and coupling products.

Contitech Agridur Agricultural belts

New ContiTech Agricultural Belt Brings a Power Transmission Revolution to the Agri Industry

NEW ARGIDUR drive belt has been specifically developed for use in the harsh conditions of the agricultural industry.


How can condition monitoring reduce downtime in the mining and quarrying industry?

Clive Simkins explores the options available to help reduce downtime in this tough environment