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'

Brands in the spotlight: ContiTech

Part of the Continental Group, ContiTech is the world's leading specialist for rubber and plastics technology.

CASE STUDY: Identifying essential parts for Recycling plant

Our Power Transmission Product Manager was able to identify specific belt on a recycling plants wood shredding machine.

A Protorque v-belt and wedge belt intertwined

What is the difference between a v-belt and a wedge belt?

At first glance, V belts and wedge belts might look quite similar. However, take a closer look and you’ll begin to see the differences. These variances may seem subtle but the importance of choosing the right belt for your machinery can’t be underestimated.

Optimising power transmission for the Mining & Quarrying industry

Could Synchronous belts be the answer to your heavy duty power transmission needs.

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.