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 tagged with 'Bearings'

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.

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.

ACORN leads the way to helping keep tug boat fleet afloat

Our industry expert, Steve Hudson recently attended two tug boats based off the Scottish coast to complete an in-situ inspection of their SKF Cooper bearings, but soon found there was more than met the eye.

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.

Brands in the spotlight: NSK

NSK is a world leading manufacturer of premium quality bearings and linear motion products to suit applications across every industry.

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.

Featured App of the Month: NSK Calculation Tools for Cost Saving

Calculating the best bearings for your machinery and their maintenance costs can be laborious, but it can be easy to calculate and implement potential savings with the NSK Calculation Tool!

How to choose the right fitting tool for your bearing

Poor bearing fitting practices are responsible for around 16% of premature bearing failures, so it’s easy to see why the choice of method for bearing mounting is so important.

A robust bearing solution for the most challenging environments

Operating conditions in the mining and quarrying industry are harsh, with wet and abrasive conditions commonplace. What you need is a robust bearing solution that can stand up to the challenges of the industry.

How can root cause failure analysis save money for your business?

There are many possible reasons why your bearing has failed, but the only true way of finding out the cause is by performing root cause analysis.