ACORN® Insight

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

What is a Linear Actuator?

There are many types of Linear Actuator. The purpose of this article is to explain the main differences between types.

ACORN revs up to provide cost savings through linear repair services

When a Reliability Manager was looking to generate a repair strategy to create a sustainable work stream, ACORN came in to provide a full repair service while providing a 19% cost saving!

A Protorque v-belt and wedge belt intertwined

What is the difference between a v-belt and a wedge belt?

At first glance, V belts and wedge belts might look quite similar. However, take a closer look and you’ll begin to see the differences. These variances may seem subtle but the importance of choosing the right belt for your machinery can’t be underestimated.

How to mount a bearing using a bearing heater

Follow Bearings Product Manager, Andy Fletcher as he shows you how to fit a bearing using a bearing heater.a

The simple solution to misalignment in heavy-duty applications

Let's be honest, there isn't much choice when it comes to choosing a linear guide for a heavy-duty application, but that doesn't mean you should be stuck with misalignment.

New bearing solution leads to extra cake

Andy Fletcher, ACORN's Bearing & Product Manager undertakes a process line mapping exercise to assess where improvements could be made at a leading manufacturer of baked goods.

The one-stop solution for abrasive environments

Heavy-duty industries facing abrasive conditions need to be able to get everything they can from a product - that's where our solutions come in.

What type of bearing puller should I use?

Choosing the right bearing puller for dismounting your bearings is critical. The safety and ease of removing the bearing will depend on the correct bearing puller being selected.

Everything you need to know about shaft collars

We’ve put together a comprehensive guide about shaft collars, to give you all of the information you need to become shaft collar savvy.

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