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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ACORN® Delivers Innovative Roller Chain Solutions With Leading Manufacturer Tsubaki

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is proud to have been awarded Authorised Distributorship for the full range of Tsubaki products, stocking Tsubaki’s GT4 Winner and LAMBDA roller chain.

What happens when a bearing fails?

Premature bearing failure, which is when a bearing fails before reaching its expected service life, is a common occurrence. But that doesn’t mean you have to accept it.

Introducing SKF Shelf

SKF Shelf is a mobile app which provides you with instant access to a wealth of SKF product brochures, data sheets and technical articles.

Trio of Promotions as ACORN Announces New Sales Director

Following the appointment of Gavin Stacey as Sale Director, ACORN are proud to announce the promotion of two more employees who will fill the roles of UK Sales Manager and Customer Service Manager.

ACORN Announces New Sales Director

Gavin Stacey has been announced as the new Sales Director of Acorn Industrial Services Ltd.

NSK Bearing Doctor

Featured App of the Month: NSK Troubleshooting (Bearing Doctor) App

Identify potential damage and failures in your rolling bearings before they happen, saving you valuable time and money!

Sheila receives a gift from Gavin Stacey for her 30 years of service

Sheila Celebrates 30 Years at ACORN!

It's '88, there's big hair and even bigger fashion statements (we have the pictures to prove it!). Most people are still recording every sale and piece of stock on paper - and as ACORN begins to grow, Sheila joins the team as an Office Assistant.

Cooper Angled Pedestal

ACORN Split Downtime In Half With SKF Cooper’s Split-To-The-Shaft Bearings

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd are proud to have been awarded Authorised Distributor status for SKF Cooper bearings, completing the full range of SKF products available to customers.

SKF Cooper Bearing

Celebrating 50 years of Cooper Angled Pedestals

Many would argue that 1968 is the year that changed history. From the Vietnam war, to the civil rights movement, to the death of Martin Luther King Jr: 1968 changed the world forever.

What is Industry 4.0 and why is everyone talking about it?

Industry 4.0: it seems to be the topic on everyone's lips. But, what does it actually mean? In an age supposedly on the cusp of a 4th industrial revolution, why do you need to move into 'Industry 4.0' and how can you make it as easy and pain free as possible?