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 'Educational'

One simple secret for boosting your uptime

The one main enemy of productivity that everyone s looking to avoid: downtime. If only there were a way to accurately predict when something was about to go wrong.

There's something you need to know about your fan bearings

There’s something you need to know about your fan bearings that could be the difference between optimal uptime and repeated fan breakdown.

Why is my bearing suddenly making excessive noise?

Bearings are critical components in any piece of rotating machinery, when they suddenly become noisy it should be cause for concern and time to inspect.

Five reasons to hire a SKF bearing heater from ACORN

Poor bearing fitting can cost you more down the line, bearing heaters provide an effective method of mounting bearings.

Bearing Damage

Five signs that you should replace your bearings before it's too late

The impact of bearing failure can range from mildly inconvenient to completely catastrophic, causing irreparable damage to surrounding machinery.

How do Flender N-EUPEX® couplings reduce downtime?

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

Industry 4.0: Are electromechanical linear actuators really the smart choice?

How can electromechanical linear actuators help move manufacturing processes towards automation?

When a quick fix really is enough: Straight to shaft solutions

As part of our straight to shaft solutions series, find out how SKF Speedi-Sleeves save potentially devastating downtime.

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.

SKF release Bearing Assist App to aid bearing maintenance

The latest app release from SKF aims to aid the engineer when selecting and fitting bearings, helping to get the most out of machinery.