ACORN® Insight

Keep up-to-date on the latest product and company news, along with useful information for the maintenance, repair and overhaul industry.

Our insight categorised as 'Product related'

Why is my bearing suddenly making excessive noise?

Bearings are critical components in any piece of rotating machinery, when they suddenly become noisy it should be cause for concern and time to inspect.

How to increase the longevity of your food grade lubricant without increasing your costs

Productivity is the key in the food & beverage industry, and with 36% of premature bearing failures resulting from poor lubrication, increasing longevity is key.

Five reasons to hire a SKF bearing heater from ACORN

Poor bearing fitting can cost you more down the line, bearing heaters provide an effective method of mounting bearings.

CASE STUDY: Cutting lead times and providing cost saving alternatives for local asphalt plant

A local asphalt plant were able to cut their downtime significantly by switching to Timken Type-E TRB Units

Bearing Damage

Five signs that you should replace your bearings before it's too late

The impact of bearing failure can range from mildly inconvenient to completely catastrophic, causing irreparable damage to surrounding machinery.

Five reasons to consider NSK K1 lubrication units for your linear motion application

Scheduling regular maintenance downtime for lubrication is a necessary inconvenience, but what if we told you it wasn't necessary after all?

Extending maintenance intervals in the mining and quarrying industry

Conveyor pulleys operate under heavy loads whilst their open bearings are exposed to high levels of contamination and subjected to high-pressure washdowns but this doesn't mean you can't get the most out of your compnents

Enhance your performance with EWELLIX D-series linear ball bearings

The new D-series of open linear ball bearings offers vastly improved running characteristics along with increased load ratings and a simplified mounting procedure

Lining up for success with SKF

Reducing downtime and optimising productivity are priorities in every industry. A properly aligned shaft can improve machinery uptime and reliability, along with reducing maintenance costs to the business.

How to get started with predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance solutions are often seen as the expensive option and systems may appear complicated to install and operate, but what if we told you it didn't need to be?