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'

Do you feel chained to your lubrication schedule?

Lubrication is an important aspect of any moving component, reducing friction and wear between parts, and helping to seal against contamination. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t feel like a chore sometimes, especially if the parts needing lubrication are difficult to access.

Lining up for success: Alignment tools for the rewinders industry

After rewinding an electric motor, it is crucial to ensure alignment when refitting the motor. We look at some of the best tools on the market to guarantee perfect alignment every time.

How to prioritise food safety within the confines of strict regulation

We’ve put together our top tips to help you to succeed in prioritising food safety on your production line, without compromising on what is important to your business.

Improving Worker Safety In The Aggregates Industry

Find out how component selection can reduce the risk of worker injury in mines and quarries.

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.

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 the uptime and reducing the risk of injury in the plant.ir

SKF TIH Bearing Heater

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.