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'

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.

5 reasons to choose SKF Food Line for your food processing application

We asked our bearing and maintenance product manager, Clive Simkins, for his top 5 reasons to choose SKF Food Line housed ball bearing units.

RHP Self-Lube product group

5 reasons to choose RHP Self-Lube bearing units for your packaging application

We asked our bearings and maintenance product specialist Clive Simkins to talk us through his top 5 reasons to choose RHP Self-Lube bearing units in the packaging industry.

Decreasing maintenance downtime in the mining & quarrying industry through optimised bearing selection

From heavy shock loads to high levels of contamination, it’s easy to see why the rate of machine failure is so high in the mining and quarrying industry. But there is a way to change this.

Employees pressure wash food and beverage in a food and beverage processing factory

Stop generating listeria

Contaminated food processing machinery is one of several key factors behind the rising number of product recalls.

5 ways to prevent premature bearing failure

From costly downtime to catastrophic machine failure: everyone knows the potential consequences of premature bearing failure. At ACORN, we want to help you avoid this.

ACORN becomes UK stockist for Timken Type-E Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Units

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd has increased its range of Timken products by investing in a large stockholding of Timken Type E tapered roller bearing housed units. The new range will enable customers to slash their downtime by receiving and fitting the units to their machinery the same day.

What happens when a bearing fails?

Premature bearing failure, which is when a bearing fails before reaching its expected service life, is a common occurrence. But that doesn’t mean you have to accept it.