ACORN® Insight

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

When Harsh Conditions Call For Extreme Solutions: Housed Bearing Units For The Aggregates Industry

The mining and quarrying industry is faced with the harshest of conditions. Extreme temperatures, contamination, and dangerous working conditions are just some of the unforgiving conditions faced in the industry. Applications commonly found within the industry such as conveyors, crushers and vibration screens suffer at the hands of shock loads and vibration.

Janet English Presented With May's Employee Of The Month Award

In her nominations, Janet is described as having a real talent for sales, as well as having an impeccable record with customers and suppliers alike. She has proven her dedication and determination in her role as a sales advisor at the Deeside branch.

Acorn Midlands Open Day

A Chance to Meet With Seven World Leading Engineering Component Manufacturers

ACORN Midlands are celebrating their 18th birthday this August and to celebrate, we’re bringing together seven world class manufacturers of bearings, linear motion, couplings & drives, power transmission and maintenance products

HVAC Fan & Cogged V-Belt

Choosing The Right V-Belt Drive For Your HVAC Fan Application

Fans are one of the most commonly found devices in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) industry, tasked with maintaining a continuous flow of air through the use of rotor and impellor blades.

Thomas Regout telescopic rails

New Linear Partnership for Acorn

ACORN has secured a new partnership with leading linear manufacturer, Thomas Regout, to distribute their full range of telescopic linear rails.

Bearings & Maintenance product manager Clive Simkins holding his Employee of the month certificate

Clive Simkins has been presented with March’s Employee Of The Month award

Clive Simkins has worked at Acorn for over a decade, after joining the business in November 2006 as Acorn’s Bearing and Maintenance Product Manager. Prior to joining Acorn, Clive racked up over 18 years of experience at SKF, the world’s leading bearing manufacturer.

SKF Authenticate app

Featured App of the Month: SKF Authenticate

Do you think you may have a counterfeit SKF product?

The Ultimate Checklist For A Problem-Free Caravan Holiday

Our bearing and maintenance product expert, Clive, has put together a checklist so that you can make sure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible!

Canning factory production line

Taking The contamination out of lubrication: Lubricant safety for the Food and Beverage industry

Lubrication is a major challenge within the food and beverage industry. Frequent high-pressure washdowns mean that lubrication is often washed out of the bearings and re-lubrication is required on a regular basis.

SKF TLMP multipoint automatic lubricator system

SKF Launches TLMP Series Multipoint Automatic Lubricator

A new multipoint automatic lubrication system, designed to ensure the effective lubrication of application components, and improve worker safety