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'

High performance seal option available on an extended range of SKF's Explorer deep groove ball bearings

SKF has extended the range of bearing sizes that the RSH seal is available on.

Increasing plant uptime through correct v-belt maintenance

V-belt drives provide a versatile method of power transmission in the mining and quarrying industry as they are cost effective and versatile. See how to get the most from your v-belts.

Brands in the spotlight: SKF Cooper

With over a century of experience in the manufacture of premium quality bearings, SKF Cooper is a world-leader in the field of split bearing technology.

Straight forward linear for the medical industry

It is essential that medical and laboratory automation equipment runs smoothly, meaning the optimum machine parts must chosen.

Sealing in the savings

Often overlooked, seals are an important component in every application that can help you reduce overall costs.

Petro-Canada Beverage Industry

Overcoming lubrication challenges in the food & beverage industry

36% of bearing failures are due to poor lubrication practices, something that can be difficult to to maintain in the harsh environment of the food & beverage industry.

SKF Celebrates 100 years of spherical roller bearings

Pioneered in 1919 by SKF engineer Arvid Palmgren, the spherical roller bearing is now globally renowned for its ability to accommodate heavy combined loads in applications which are prone to misalignment or shaft deflection.

Top 8 causes of v-belt failure

We've put together a list of problems and possible causes to help you identify the cause of your v-belt failure with tips of how to prevent it.

SKF Silent Series brings revolution of silence for machine tool spindles

SKF has unveiled its innovative new product for use on machine tool spindles: Silent Series angular contact ball bearings.

How can you tell if your bearings are counterfeit?

Counterfeit bearings can often be near impossible to identify, however there are measures you can take to you aren't the victim of these piracy products.