ACORN® Insight

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Our insight tagged with 'bearings'

How to fit a bearing

With around one in six premature bearing failures occurring as a result of poor fitting practices, it’s easy to see why it’s so important that bearings are fitted properly. But there are so many different ways to fit a bearing – how do you know which is right for your machinery?

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SKF Bearing Review: Spherical Roller Bearing

Read ACORN'S honest review of the SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings and it's real-world performance.

Black oxide bearings - improving operational reliability in the wind industry

We look at how black oxide bearings could help to improve operational reliability in wind turbines, by driving downtime requirements and minimising machine breakdowns.

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5 reasons to adopt a total cost of ownership approach in your business

Do you know how much your components are costing you over their lifespan? You could be suprised by how much your components are actually costing you.

The ACORN Bearing Compendium: Types of bearing, Part 5

The sheer amount of different types of bearings can be overwhelming, in part 5 we take you through all the different types of ebarings and what they're used for.

The ACORN Bearing Compendium: How to measure a bearing, Part 4

Measuring a bearing doesn't need to be complex, in the fifth part of The ACORN Bearing Compendium Series, we have the ultimare measuring guide.

Brands in the spotlight: TIMKEN

Timken is renowned for its high-quality products and pioneering designs, but do you know everything about Timken?

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Reducing CO2 with Remanufacturing

Reducing environmental impact is at the top of many busniesses agendas. In this series we discuss different ways you can reduce environmental impact and contribute to a sustainable future.

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The ACORN Bearing Compendium: How are bearings made, Part 3

There are many different types of bearings, in this article we will detail how each component of a bearing is made.

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When reliability meets sustainability: Aligning sustainability targets with food safety

In this article, we’ll explain how you can drive down your downtime, prioritise food safety and deliver incremental environmental benefits, proving that you really can have it all.