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'

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

Clive's top 3 sealing solutions for challenging environments

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

NSK's offering to the Food & Beverage industry

Component selection in the food & beverage industry can be difficult, NSK has a range of products which are specially suited to this industry, capable of facing the harsh challenges presented

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.

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.