ACORN® Insight

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How Does a Linear Actuator Work?

Understanding how an actuator works can help you to make an educated decision when it comes to selecting a linear actuator for your application, so we're asking 'how does a linear actuator work?'

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THK announcement

THK has announced the discontinuation of certain items within a range of its products

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with These Products

By choosing components that have been produced with lower carbon emissions, we can help to reduce our carbon footprint and protect the health of future generations to come.

THK Realease New LMHB Linear Ball Bushing

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is proud to announce the addition of the new type LMHB linear ball bushing, recently released by THK.

How to Remove a Bearing

In this article, we'll talk you through the different methods available for bearing removal, as well as giving you some top tips for removing a bearing, helping to extend the life of your machinery.

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Are You Ready to Roll?

As one of the world’s largest bearing manufacturers backed by over a century of manufacturing excellence, NSK solutions today help customers worldwide achieve optimal rotational motion.

How to Know When You Should Use a Bearing Heater

Heat is one of the most effective methods used to mount bearings. This is because when the inner ring is heated, it expands to allow the bearing to slide onto the shaft without the need for excessive force.

Brands in the spotlight: Rexnord

Renowned for their reliable and high quality couplings, Rexnord has been a leader in the development of innovative coupling solutions for over a century. Lets find out all there is to know about them.

Are SKF Chain Oils Right for your Application?

One of the most popular types of chain lubricant is SKF chain oil. This is a versatile range, with options available to suit almost every chain drive across almost every operating environment. But how do you know whether SKF chain oil is right for your application?