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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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.

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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.

The ACORN Bearing Compendium: Bearing Terminology, Part 2

The majority of people will have heard of a bearing, but the world of bearings is complex, so we've put together some of the most commonly used bearing terminology to help you.

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The ACORN Bearing Compendium: Everything you need to know about bearings, Part 1

Part 1 of the new ACORN Bearing Compendium

What is a Linear Actuator?

There are many types of Linear Actuator. The purpose of this article is to explain the main differences between types.

How to mount a bearing using a bearing heater

Follow Bearings Product Manager, Andy Fletcher as he shows you how to fit a bearing using a bearing heater.a

The one-stop solution for abrasive environments

Heavy-duty industries facing abrasive conditions need to be able to get everything they can from a product - that's where our solutions come in.

What type of bearing puller should I use?

Choosing the right bearing puller for dismounting your bearings is critical. The safety and ease of removing the bearing will depend on the correct bearing puller being selected.

Everything you need to know about shaft collars

We’ve put together a comprehensive guide about shaft collars, to give you all of the information you need to become shaft collar savvy.