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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Decreasing maintenance downtime in the mining & quarrying industry through optimised bearing selection

From heavy shock loads to high levels of contamination, it’s easy to see why the rate of machine failure is so high in the mining and quarrying industry. But there is a way to change this.

What makes Tsubaki chain so sustainable?

Sustainability is the key to manufacturing success in today’s constantly changing world, and Tsubaki is an expert when it comes to manufacturing sustainable power transmission products. But is it that what makes Tsubaki chain so sustainable?

Employees pressure wash food and beverage in a food and beverage processing factory

Stop generating listeria

Contaminated food processing machinery is one of several key factors behind the rising number of product recalls.

How to keep your fans spinning for longer

When it comes to downtime in fans, there is no tolerance. A breakdown could cause anything from unpleasant working conditions to a complete halt in production. But what is the solution?

Substantial investment connects leading coupling distributor with Rexnord’s Falk range

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd has partnered with Rexnord to supply their Falk range of Lifelign® gear, Steelflex® grid and Wrapflex® jaw couplings.

Is automation the right step for your business?

Many businesses are turning to machine automation systems to allow them to work smarter and faster than ever before. But how do you know whether machine automation is right for your business?

Grease is the word: Five steps to effective lubrication

Clive Simkins, our Bearings and Maintenance Product Manager, has put together his top five steps to effective lubrication, to help you to reduce your risk of premature bearing failure due to lubrication issues.

Is your wind farm blowing out money?

The majority of wind turbines are expected to have a service life of over 20 years, meaning that breakdown is almost inevitable at some point during a turbine’s lifetime. The question is: how big an impact will any breakdown have on the business?

The lightweight chain solution for the food & beverage industry

In the food and beverage industry, it is essential to balance regulatory compliance with cost minimisation and optimum production levels. A failure in any of these areas could have huge consequences for the business.

5 ways to increase your sustainability with SKF Food Line housed units

SKF has released its new Food Line range of bearing units, created specifically for the demanding environment of the food & beverage industry.