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 'Case studies'

ACORN leads the way to helping keep tug boat fleet afloat

Our industry expert, Steve Hudson recently attended two tug boats based off the Scottish coast to complete an in-situ inspection of their SKF Cooper bearings, but soon found there was more than met the eye.

Brands in the spotlight: NSK

NSK is a world leading manufacturer of premium quality bearings and linear motion products to suit applications across every industry.

ACORN steals the show with asset management solutions

ACORN help one of Europe’s largest steel producers become more proactive thanks to the expert knowledge provided by ACORN’s own bearing & maintenance product expert.

Screw Conveyor

Lucky Break For Recycling Plant Thanks To ACORN

Clive recently had a call from a recycling plant who were struggling with excessive downtime on their spiral auger. Find out how he solved their problems, optimising the uptime and reducing the risk of injury in the plant.

Addax Coupling

Couplings & Drives Division Keep Their Cool to Provide Specialist Solution

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd have provided a specialist coupling solution for one of our customers requiring a particularly large coupling for a cooling tower application.

Lafarge Renishaw

Acorn saves the UK’s leading aggregates supplier over £20,000 with one bearing solution

Acorn North division was invited to look at a bearing application Lafarge were having difficulties with.

Naturelight Greenhouse with SKF Linear motion

SKF Linear Motion in conjunction with Acorn Industrial Services, provides fresh air for plant growers

An innovative system for opening and closing the roofs of commercial greenhouses.

Animatronic American footballer

A Team Effort to Produce a Team Player!

South Yorkshire based company—Acorn Industrial Services helps to get the world’s largest animatronic human moving.

CASE STUDY: THK Linear Rail fitted to a Yeti 303 RDH Mountain Bike

Less than half an hour from the Severn Bridge, Cwmcarn has some great Downhill and Cross Country trails providing a sure-fire way for serious mountain bike riders to get their fix.Roland Stack is one...