ACORN® Insight

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

SKF Actuator Select App

Featured App of the Month: SKF Actuator Select

Find your perfect Telescopic Pillar, Linear Actuator, Switches or Control Units with the SKF Actuator Select app

Camozzi pneumatics

Camozzi Releases New Products

Camozzi have begun 2017 by introducing four new products into their pneumatics range.

Transmission chain

Roller Chain Lubrication Made Easy

Lubrication is essential to give a roller chain the best chance of achieving its maximum potential service life and the choice of lubrication is critical

Free SKF Fitting Tool Kit

SKF's Free TMFT36 Fitting Tool Kit Offer has been extended

Purchase an SKF bearing heater and receive a FREE TMFT 36 bearing fitting tool kit

Lee Rogers receiving his ten year service award

Lee celabrates ten years service

Lee Rodgers is presented with his ten year service award. Lee joined ACORN back in November 2006 to work in our central distribution centre warehouse based in Rotherham. We quickly recognised Lee’s potential and flare for sales

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