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 'Industry related'

Why should you visit ACORN® at the PPMA Exhibition?

In the first exhibiton for the company since 2019, ACORN will be exhibiting at the PPMA exhibition - here's why you should join us...

Black oxide bearings - improving operational reliability in the wind industry

We look at how black oxide bearings could help to improve operational reliability in wind turbines, by driving downtime requirements and minimising machine breakdowns.

EXPOSED: SKF Cooper's greatest time-saving secret

Harsh conditions can mean frequent downtime and long bearing change-outs, but that doens't need to be the case. Let us tell you how.

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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.

CASE STUDY: Identifying essential parts for Recycling plant

Our Power Transmission Product Manager was able to identify specific belt on a recycling plants wood shredding machine.

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CASE STUDY: Eliminating dangerous guess work for local quarry

By eliminating dangerous guess work for a local quarry, ACORN helped them to dramatically cut costs & downtime.

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.

New bearing solution leads to extra cake

Andy Fletcher, ACORN's Bearing & Product Manager undertakes a process line mapping exercise to assess where improvements could be made at a leading manufacturer of baked goods.

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.

Optimising power transmission for the Mining & Quarrying industry

Could Synchronous belts be the answer to your heavy duty power transmission needs.