ACORN® Insight

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

Brands in the spotlight: THK

Leaders in Linear Motion technology, THK is sysnonymous with performance, delivering unique solutions.

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SKF Bearing Review: Spherical Roller Bearing

Read ACORN'S honest review of the SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings and it's real-world performance.

Why should you visit ACORN® at the PPMA Exhibition?

In the first exhibiton for the company since 2019, ACORN will be exhibiting at the PPMA exhibition - here's why you should join us...

Black oxide bearings - improving operational reliability in the wind industry

We look at how black oxide bearings could help to improve operational reliability in wind turbines, by driving downtime requirements and minimising machine breakdowns.

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How to lubricate inaccessible chain

In chain driven applications, it can be difficult and dangerous trying to ensure that the chain stays lubricated, find out how you can keep chain running longer, even in inaccessible applications.

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5 reasons to adopt a total cost of ownership approach in your business

Do you know how much your components are costing you over their lifespan? You could be suprised by how much your components are actually costing you.

Brands in the spotlight: Tsubaki

Tsubaki is best know for being a world-leading manufacturer of industrial chain, but what more is there to know about Tsubaki?

The ACORN Bearing Compendium: Types of bearing, Part 5

The sheer amount of different types of bearings can be overwhelming, in part 5 we take you through all the different types of ebarings and what they're used for.

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Inside ACORN®

After three decades in business, ACORN's key focus is still centred on the personal service that it offers to customers.

ACORN Midlands set to power into the future

Midlands branch vastly increases its stock holding to include the full range of Tsubaki solution chains.