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 'industrial belts'

Keeping business moving in the packaging industry

Machine components are facing a higher level of demand than ever before, meaning higher chances of component failure. High quality machinery is a must for keeping up with this consumerist demand.

Increasing plant uptime through correct v-belt maintenance

V-belt drives provide a versatile method of power transmission in the mining and quarrying industry as they are cost effective and versatile. See how to get the most from your v-belts.

Top 8 causes of v-belt failure

We've put together a list of problems and possible causes to help you identify the cause of your v-belt failure with tips of how to prevent it.

Power Transmission Training Day announced for October!

Knowledge College returns with it's first Power Transmission training day on Wednesday 16th October 2019.

POWERTWIST makes a splash in the marine industry

Any machine failure in the marine industry is costly, both in terms of downtime and cost of repair. Extended downtime may lead to delayed sailing, late docking and off-hire time, impacting on profitability.

Introducing Paul Speight: ACORN’s Power Transmission Product Manager

To celebrate his recent promotion to Power Transmission Product Manager, we caught up with Paul Speight to find out about his past experience in the industry, as well as how he sees his new role developing.

ACORN announces new Power Transmission Product Manager

Paul Speight belts up the take on this new role.

Contitech Agridur Agricultural belts

New ContiTech Agricultural Belt Brings a Power Transmission Revolution to the Agri Industry

NEW ARGIDUR drive belt has been specifically developed for use in the harsh conditions of the agricultural industry.

Timing Belt & Pulley

Top 6 Causes of Timing Belt Failure

We've put together a list of problems and possible causes to help you identify the reason for timing belt failure. Visually examine your timing belt drives for these top 5 failure-causing problems and...

CONTI V FO Pioneer

Acorn showcase Contitech's New PIONEER Belt at Drives & Controls

Engineering component stockist Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is to lead the way by being the UK’s largest stockist of Contitech’s new high performance raw edge V belt – the FO PIONEER.