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Why Should You Visit ACORN® at Hillhead 2022?

In June, Acorn Industrial Services will be joining over 600 firms at Hillhead 2022. Hillhead is the largest Quarrying, Construction & Recycling exhibition of its kind in the world.

CASE STUDY: Fife Branch Help Local Biomass Plant with Major Turbine Oil Change

A local Biomass plant reached out when they urgently needed to change out 1,500 litres of oil, having never previously changed the turbine oil.

CASE STUDY: Out-of-Hours Service Saves Local Sand & Gravel Quarry from an Unexpected Gearbox Failure

Business Development Manager, Craig Tivey received the call Friday afternoon and had the plant up and running with a new custom gearbox by Sunday evening.

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.