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Brands in the spotlight: SKF

World-leading manufacturer - you've probably heard the name, but do you know everything that there is to know about SKF?

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CASE STUDY: Eliminating dangerous guess work for local quarry

By eliminating dangerous guess work for a local quarry, ACORN helped them to dramatically cut costs & downtime.

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ContiTech® SilentSync®: Quietly Solving Problems in Every Industry

Every industry has its challenges, but there's one industrial belt the could change the way your applications operate completely?

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The ACORN Bearing Compendium: Everything you need to know about bearings, Part 1

Part 1 of the new ACORN Bearing Compendium

What is a Linear Actuator?

There are many types of Linear Actuator. The purpose of this article is to explain the main differences between types.

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What is the difference between a v-belt and a wedge belt?

At first glance, V belts and wedge belts might look quite similar. However, take a closer look and you’ll begin to see the differences. These variances may seem subtle but the importance of choosing the right belt for your machinery can’t be underestimated.

How to mount a bearing using a bearing heater

Follow Bearings Product Manager, Andy Fletcher as he shows you how to fit a bearing using a bearing heater.a

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.

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.

What type of bearing puller should I use?

Choosing the right bearing puller for dismounting your bearings is critical. The safety and ease of removing the bearing will depend on the correct bearing puller being selected.