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 'maintenance'

How to reduce downtime in the Marine industry

The marine industry demands the highest level of performance and reliability, condition monitoring can help reduce and solve the problem of downtime.

What bearings are used in wind turbines?

In this article, we discover the types of bearings used in each section of a wind turbine, along with the options available to enhance service life.

RotaLube lubrication systems

5 things you should know about the RotaLube Inaccessible Chain Lubrication Kit

The RotaLube® Inaccessible Chain Lubrication Kit enables engineers to lubricate chain safely & effectively whilst machinery is in operation, without the need to remove guards.

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.

ACORN partners with Petro-Canada Lubricants to enhance productivity in every industry

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is proud to announce its new partnership with Petro-Canada Lubricants to distribute their range of over 350 specialist lubrication products, including lubricants, greases and speciality fluids.

Petro-Canada Beverage Industry

Overcoming lubrication challenges in the food & beverage industry

36% of bearing failures are due to poor lubrication practices, something that can be difficult to to maintain in the harsh environment of the food & beverage industry.

Five steps to implementing a successful preventative maintenance program

Whatever industry you work in, downtime is a major obstacle. From loss of production to repair bills, the cost of downtime can be huge.

How can you tell if your bearings are counterfeit?

Counterfeit bearings can often be near impossible to identify, however there are measures you can take to you aren't the victim of these piracy products.

Featured App of the Month: NSK Calculation Tools for Cost Saving

Calculating the best bearings for your machinery and their maintenance costs can be laborious, but it can be easy to calculate and implement potential savings with the NSK Calculation Tool!

Extending the life of wire ropes in the marine industry

The marine industry is one the most challenging operating environments, with harsh sea conditions often leading to the rapid deterioration of machine components.