ACORN® Insight

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

How to choose the right grid coupling for your mining and quarrying application

From pumps and ventilation fans, to conveyors and processing machinery: grid couplings are found in many areas of a quarry. But how do you know whether you’ve got the right grid coupling for your application?

5 reasons to choose SKF Food Line for your food processing application

We asked our bearing and maintenance product manager, Clive Simkins, for his top 5 reasons to choose SKF Food Line housed ball bearing units.

How to choose the right shaft collar for your processing and packaging machinery

Shaft collars may be some of the smallest machine components, but the role they play in guiding, mounting and aligning machine components cannot be underestimated.

Jack Smith awarded Employee of the Month for August

Congratulations to Accounts Assistant, Jack Smith for being awarded Employee of the Month

ACORN steals the show with asset management solutions

ACORN help one of Europe’s largest steel producers become more proactive thanks to the expert knowledge provided by ACORN’s own bearing & maintenance product expert.

RHP Self-Lube product group

5 reasons to choose RHP Self-Lube bearing units for your packaging application

We asked our bearings and maintenance product specialist Clive Simkins to talk us through his top 5 reasons to choose RHP Self-Lube bearing units in the packaging industry.

Power Transmission Training Day announced for October!

Knowledge College returns with it's first Power Transmission training day on Wednesday 16th October 2019.

Can condition monitoring really extend the life of your machinery?

Condition monitoring is often talked about when looking at how to extend the life of machinery, but how does it work? And how effective can it really be?

POWERTWIST makes a splash in the marine industry

Any machine failure in the marine industry is costly, both in terms of downtime and cost of repair. Extended downtime may lead to delayed sailing, late docking and off-hire time, impacting on profitability.

Decreasing maintenance downtime in the mining & quarrying industry through optimised bearing selection

From heavy shock loads to high levels of contamination, it’s easy to see why the rate of machine failure is so high in the mining and quarrying industry. But there is a way to change this.