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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How to reduce downtime in the Marine industry

The marine industry demands the highest level of performance and reliability, condition monitoring can help reduce and solve the problem of downtime.

What bearings are used in wind turbines?

In this article, we discover the types of bearings used in each section of a wind turbine, along with the options available to enhance service life.

ACORN announces coupling with Flender

ACORN are proud to announce its appointment by Flender as a stocking distributor to distribute its range of N-EUPEX® pin coupling.

Bearing recycling in mind

Conditions in the recycling industry are tough, bearing failure doesn't have to be the norm. - with Clive's top three bearing solutions

Your troubleshooting guide to electric motors

Failure of a critical electric motor can be catastrophic for business, understanding common problems that can occur allows you to take measures to avoid failure

8 coupling mistakes that could cost you

Machine breakdowns often happen unexpectedly, causing costly unplanned downtime. By identifying mistakes that could cost your business when it comes to your Couplings, you'll be best equipped to avoid them.

RotaLube lubrication systems

5 things you should know about the RotaLube Inaccessible Chain Lubrication Kit

The RotaLube® Inaccessible Chain Lubrication Kit enables engineers to lubricate chain safely & effectively whilst machinery is in operation, without the need to remove guards.

Clive's top 3 sealing solutions for challenging environments

Bearings & Maintenance Product Manager, Clive Simkins recommends his top seals for harsh operating conditions.

Keeping business moving in the packaging industry

Machine components are facing a higher level of demand than ever before, meaning higher chances of component failure. High quality machinery is a must for keeping up with this consumerist demand.

Scraping off the downtime in the mining and quarrying industry

Prolong the life of your pneumatic cylinders in the harsh, contaminated conditions of the quarrying & mining industry