ACORN® Insight

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

Our insight categorised as 'Couplings Division'

Exploded view showing the internal components of an electric motor

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

Four reasons to purchase couplings from ACORN

When you need a coupling for your machinery, you don't want to hang around - that's why you need access to a broad range of couplings with instant availability.

How do Flender N-EUPEX® couplings reduce downtime?

Can a coupling really help you optimise productivity? Find out here...

Five ways to save money with SKF OK Couplings

Tom Fowler, Business Development Manager of ACORN’s specialist Couplings and Drives division, explains how SKF OK couplings could help save you money.

How to choose the right coupling for your mixer

The choice of coupling to connects an electric motor with a mixer's paddle or impellor is critical to the successful operation of the machinery.

Brands in the spotlight: Rexnord Falk

We proudly announced ACORN’s distributorship of Rexnord’s Falk range of couplings back in June 2019, and we are delighted that our customers have been taking full advantage of our new offering and reaping the benefits.

5 ways to improve the efficiency of your electric motor

Improving the efficiency of your electric motor can reduce the likelihood of machine failure, extend component lifespan and help to reduce energy consumption.

Coupling up your processing and packaging machinery

What if we told you that your choice of coupling could be the difference between optimum production levels and hours or even days of unplanned downtime?

How to choose the right shaft collar for your processing and packaging machinery

Shaft collars may be some of the smallest machine components, but the role they play in guiding, mounting and aligning machine components cannot be underestimated.

Substantial investment connects leading coupling distributor with Rexnord’s Falk range

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd has partnered with Rexnord to supply their Falk range of Lifelign® gear, Steelflex® grid and Wrapflex® jaw couplings.