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 'linear motion'

Brands in the spotlight: THK

Leaders in Linear Motion technology, THK is sysnonymous with performance, delivering unique solutions.

What is a Linear Actuator?

There are many types of Linear Actuator. The purpose of this article is to explain the main differences between types.

The simple solution to misalignment in heavy-duty applications

Let's be honest, there isn't much choice when it comes to choosing a linear guide for a heavy-duty application, but that doesn't mean you should be stuck with misalignment.

Five reasons to consider NSK K1 lubrication units for your linear motion application

Scheduling regular maintenance downtime for lubrication is a necessary inconvenience, but what if we told you it wasn't necessary after all?

Enhance your performance with EWELLIX D-series linear ball bearings

The new D-series of open linear ball bearings offers vastly improved running characteristics along with increased load ratings and a simplified mounting procedure

Industry 4.0: Are electromechanical linear actuators really the smart choice?

How can electromechanical linear actuators help move manufacturing processes towards automation?

Straight forward linear for the medical industry

It is essential that medical and laboratory automation equipment runs smoothly, meaning the optimum machine parts must chosen.

Brands in the spotlight: NSK

NSK is a world leading manufacturer of premium quality bearings and linear motion products to suit applications across every industry.

Visit the THK Infomobile

THK Infomobile visits Acorn

Come and see THK Linear Motion products on display and take a tour of Acorn central distribution centre

Rollon Linear Actuators

Selecting the right linear actuator

Rollon's top tips to help you find the right solution