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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Four reasons to buy KTR ROTEX® couplings from ACORN

The range of flexible couplings on the market is vast, with every manufacturer making different promises. How do you decide which coupling to choose? And does it really matter where you buy it from?

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.

Six reasons why you should switch to a SYNCHROCHAIN belt drive

CONTI® SYNCHROCHAIN is renowned for its superior performance in a vast range of power transmission applications. But why should you change your chain drive over to a SYNCHROCHAIN belt drive?

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.

Five reasons to choose Tsubaki GT4 Winner chain

Renowned for its world class superiority and innovative design, Tsubaki power transmission chain is regarded as being inimitable in quality. Here are five reasons why we think you should consider Tsubaki GT4 Winner chain for your power transmission application.

ACORN® Delivers Innovative Roller Chain Solutions With Leading Manufacturer Tsubaki

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is proud to have been awarded Authorised Distributorship for the full range of Tsubaki products, stocking Tsubaki’s GT4 Winner and LAMBDA roller chain.

What happens when a bearing fails?

Premature bearing failure, which is when a bearing fails before reaching its expected service life, is a common occurrence. But that doesn’t mean you have to accept it.

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.