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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Your invitation to the virtual launch of SKF Food Line ball bearing units

As a preferred supplier for SKF Food Line, we would like to invite you to the virtual conference and launch of SKF’s new Food Line ball bearing units on the 30th January 2019.

6 Reasons to Choose an Omega Coupling

The Rexnord Omega coupling is a flexible tyre coupling from Rexnord that can be used on many applications, most commonly compressors and industrial fans. But why should you choose this coupling for your application?

Bottles

Three Ways That Split Bearings Can Help The Recycling Industry

The recycling industry is a particular challenge when it comes to component selection. Split bearings are a revolutionary product for this industry. Read more to find out why.

Screw Conveyor

Lucky Break For Recycling Plant Thanks To ACORN

Clive recently had a call from a recycling plant who were struggling with excessive downtime on their spiral auger. Find out how he solved their problems, optimising their uptime and reducing the risk of injury in the plant.

SKF TIH bearing heater in use

Don’t Wind Up With Damage: Fitting Tools For The Rewinders Industry

With up to 16% of premature bearing failures attributed to incorrect mounting methods, it’s clear that getting the mounting and dismounting of bearings right is key to achieving the maximum service life of your components. When the right tools are used, mounting and dismounting bearings correctly is be easy.

Camozzi Cylinder

Five Reasons To Choose A Camozzi Cylinder For Your Mining and Quarrying Application

Products used in the mining and quarrying industry need to be robust and durable in order to stand up to the harsh conditions which are common in this environment. How can you be sure that Camozzi pneumatic cylinders are right for you?

SKF INSOCOAT Bearings For Rewinders

When an electric motor fails, there are two options. Either you replace the entire drive, or you rewind the existing motor by replacing its brushes and windings.

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?

Cooper Split Bearing Unit

How do you reduce machine downtime?

Downtime is costly whether its planned or unplanned, and the last thing you want is a component that is difficult to replace. Changing bearings that are in hard to reach locations, or surrounded by heavy equipment which is time consuming to dismantle, adds to costs and puts staff at risk of injury.

If Harsh Conditions are Impacting Your Power Transmission: V-Belts for the Aggregates Industry

The aggregates industry creates some of the toughest conditions for applications. Power transmission can suffer as a result of unreliable v-belts in these extreme environments. Find out how changing your v-belts can help your machinery can run at it's optimum level.