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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The simple solution to misalignment in heavy-duty applications

Let's be honest, there isn't much choice when it comes to choosing a linear guide for a heavy-duty application, but that doesn't mean you should be stuck with misalignment.

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.

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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.

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ACORN News Updates COVID-19

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ACORN becomes wrapped up with Gates in new belt partnership

ACORN are proud to announce its appointment as a Gates Authorised Distributor.

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.

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.

How to increase the longevity of your food grade lubricant without increasing your costs

Productivity is the key in the food & beverage industry, and with 36% of premature bearing failures resulting from poor lubrication, increasing longevity is key.