ACORN® Insight

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Our insight tagged with 'linear motion'

Featured App of the Month: SKF Linear Guides Selection

The perfect app for engineers who need that last bit of help with their product selection, whether they have used SKF products before, are changing from another supplier or are building a whole new system.

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Acorn appointed as SKF's preferred partner for linear products

ACORN® awarded new honour by SKF as their specialist Linear Motion Distributor, and preferred linear motion technology partner.

Engineering Design Show

Acorn exhibits Rollon at Engineering Design Show

Acorn exhibits Rollon's new actuators at Engineering Design Sho

Naturelight Greenhouse with SKF Linear motion

SKF Linear Motion in conjunction with Acorn Industrial Services, provides fresh air for plant growers

An innovative system for opening and closing the roofs of commercial greenhouses.

Animatronic American footballer

A Team Effort to Produce a Team Player!

South Yorkshire based company—Acorn Industrial Services helps to get the world’s largest animatronic human moving.

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Acorn Raise Their Customer Service Experience

Acorn Industrial Services is dedicated to providing a customer service experience that is un-matched in the engineering industry. When purchasing bearings, linear motion products and other engineering supplies, talking to a person with real in-depth knowledge and experience can ultimately save the customer costs in both maintenance and service life, by helping them find the right solution for their application.

Acorn exhibits Nadella's new C-Line Linear system at Southern Manufacturing

Leading bearings, linear systems and power transmission distributor Acorn Industrial Services will be exhibiting a wide range of linear motion products from world class manufacturers Nadella, THK and...

CASE STUDY: THK Linear Rail fitted to a Yeti 303 RDH Mountain Bike

Less than half an hour from the Severn Bridge, Cwmcarn has some great Downhill and Cross Country trails providing a sure-fire way for serious mountain bike riders to get their fix.Roland Stack is one...

What to consider when selecting a ball screw

There are very many factors that influence ball screw selection. The following are a few key areas to consider. Axial force required All ball screws require guidance and can only ‘see’ axial forces....

THK Linear Actuator TY Series

Launched back in 2006, the TY Series of High Speed Linear Actuator from THK remains one of the finest products on the market. Designed to reach speeds up to 5 m/sec and accelerations up to 5Gs, the TY...