ACORN® Insight

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

Bottles

Three Ways That Split Bearings Can Help The Recycling Industry

The recycling industry is a particular challenge when it comes to component selection. Split bearings are a revolutionary product for this industry. Read more to find out why.

Bearing Damage

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Bearings

There is no denying that bearings are under a lot of stress. This stress causes wear, eventually leading to bearing failure. But is this inevitable? Or is there a way to make bearings last longer?

Screw Conveyor

Lucky Break For Recycling Plant Thanks To ACORN

Clive recently had a call from a recycling plant who were struggling with excessive downtime on their spiral auger. Find out how he solved their problems, optimising their uptime and reducing the risk of injury in the plant.

KTR bored and keyed couplings

Don’t Get Bored Of Waiting: KTR Bored and Keyed Couplings Now In Stock At ACORN

At ACORN, we don't think you should have to choose between long lead times and paying over the odds for your bored and keyed couplings.

SKF TIH bearing heater in use

Don’t Wind Up With Damage: Fitting Tools For The Rewinders Industry

With up to 16% of premature bearing failures attributed to incorrect mounting methods, it’s clear that getting the mounting and dismounting of bearings right is key to achieving the maximum service life of your components. When the right tools are used, mounting and dismounting bearings correctly is be easy.

Camozzi Cylinder

Five Reasons To Choose A Camozzi Cylinder For Your Mining and Quarrying Application

Products used in the mining and quarrying industry need to be robust and durable in order to stand up to the harsh conditions which are common in this environment. How can you be sure that Camozzi pneumatic cylinders are right for you?

Featured App of the Month: NSK Troubleshooting (Bearing Doctor) App

Identify potential damage and failures in your rolling bearings before they happen, saving you valuable time and money!

Sheila Celebrates 30 Years at ACORN!

It's '88, there's big hair and even bigger fashion statements (we have the pictures to prove it!). Most people are still recording every sale and piece of stock on paper - and as ACORN begins to grow, Sheila joins the team as an Office Assistant.

Leslie Bike Shop sponsored by ACORN Fife

ACORN Aids In Success of Glenrothes-Based Bike Team

Congratulations to the Bikers Boutique Downhill Team at Leslie Bike Shop in Glenrothes on a successful 2018 season!

Four Reasons to Switch to Festo Automation Systems

Find out how ACORN and Festo Automation Systems can make your business as productive as possible.