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 'SKF'

How to reduce downtime in the Marine industry

The marine industry demands the highest level of performance and reliability, condition monitoring can help reduce and solve the problem of downtime.

What bearings are used in wind turbines?

In this article, we discover the types of bearings used in each section of a wind turbine, along with the options available to enhance service life.

Bearing recycling in mind

Conditions in the recycling industry are tough, bearing failure doesn't have to be the norm. - with Clive's top three bearing solutions

Your troubleshooting guide to electric motors

Failure of a critical electric motor can be catastrophic for business, understanding common problems that can occur allows you to take measures to avoid failure

Clive's top 3 sealing solutions for challenging environments

Bearings & Maintenance Product Manager, Clive Simkins recommends his top seals for harsh operating conditions.

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.

SKF Cooper split to the shaft 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.