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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High performance seal option available on an extended range of SKF's Explorer deep groove ball bearings

SKF has extended the range of bearing sizes that the RSH seal is available on.

Increasing plant uptime through correct v-belt maintenance

V-belt drives provide a versatile method of power transmission in the mining and quarrying industry as they are cost effective and versatile. See how to get the most from your v-belts.

Brands in the spotlight: SKF Cooper

With over a century of experience in the manufacture of premium quality bearings, SKF Cooper is a world-leader in the field of split bearing technology.

Adele Lawrenson awarded Employee of the Month for December

Congratulations to Sales Advisor, Adele Lawrenson for being awarded Employee of the Month!

Sealing in the savings

Often overlooked, seals are an important component in every application that can help you reduce overall costs.

ACORN partners with Petro-Canada Lubricants to enhance productivity in every industry

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is proud to announce its new partnership with Petro-Canada Lubricants to distribute their range of over 350 specialist lubrication products, including lubricants, greases and speciality fluids.

Five steps to implementing a successful preventative maintenance program

Whatever industry you work in, downtime is a major obstacle. From loss of production to repair bills, the cost of downtime can be huge.

SKF Celebrates 100 years of spherical roller bearings

Pioneered in 1919 by SKF engineer Arvid Palmgren, the spherical roller bearing is now globally renowned for its ability to accommodate heavy combined loads in applications which are prone to misalignment or shaft deflection.

Rob Samm awarded Employee of the Month for November

Congratulations to Sales Advisor, Rob Samm for being awarded Employee of the Month

Top 8 causes of v-belt failure

We've put together a list of problems and possible causes to help you identify the cause of your v-belt failure with tips of how to prevent it.