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'

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.

There's something you need to know about your fan bearings

There’s something you need to know about your fan bearings that could be the difference between optimal uptime and repeated fan breakdown.

How to increase the longevity of your food grade lubricant without increasing your costs

Productivity is the key in the food & beverage industry, and with 36% of premature bearing failures resulting from poor lubrication, increasing longevity is key.

Can your bearings handle the heat?

Premature bearing failure then leads to unplanned downtime, increased cost to the business or sometimes even catastrophic machine failure. Luckily, SKF has created the perfect bearing solution for these high temperature applications.

Minimise machine breakdown with minimal effort

The mining and quarrying industry is well known for its unrelenting environmental and operating conditions and difficult maintenance regimes. But, what if we told you it didn't have to be so hard?

The solid solution for a sustainable future

The recycling industry puts a key focus on sustainability, as it works tirelessly to build a sustainable future for the world. However, the industry is notorious for its harsh operating environment, including high levels of vibration, extreme shock loads, endless contamination and unforgiving weather conditions.

5 ways to keep production moving in the Food & Beverage industry

What are the best ways to keep production moving in an industry with extreme temperatures, contamination and moisture?