ACORN® Insight

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

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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.

EXPOSED: SKF Cooper's greatest time-saving secret

Harsh conditions can mean frequent downtime and long bearing change-outs, but that doens't need to be the case. Let us tell you how.

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Electric motor problems and solutions

Failure of a critical electric motor can be catastrophic for business, understanding common problems that can occur allows you to take measures to avoid failure

The ACORN Bearing Compendium: How to measure a bearing, Part 4

Measuring a bearing doesn't need to be complex, in the fifth part of The ACORN Bearing Compendium Series, we have the ultimare measuring guide.

Brands in the spotlight: TIMKEN

Timken is renowned for its high-quality products and pioneering designs, but do you know everything about Timken?

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Reducing CO2 with Remanufacturing

Reducing environmental impact is at the top of many busniesses agendas. In this series we discuss different ways you can reduce environmental impact and contribute to a sustainable future.

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The ACORN Bearing Compendium: How are bearings made, Part 3

There are many different types of bearings, in this article we will detail how each component of a bearing is made.

Brands in the spotlight: ContiTech

Part of the Continental Group, ContiTech is the world's leading specialist for rubber and plastics technology.

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When reliability meets sustainability: Aligning sustainability targets with food safety

In this article, we’ll explain how you can drive down your downtime, prioritise food safety and deliver incremental environmental benefits, proving that you really can have it all.