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'

Bearing Damage

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Bearings

There is no denying that bearings are under a lot of stress. This stress causes wear, eventually leading to bearing failure. But is this inevitable? Or is there a way to make bearings last longer?

SKF TIH Bearing Heater

Don’t Wind Up With Damage: Fitting Tools For The Rewinders Industry

With up to 16% of premature bearing failures attributed to incorrect mounting methods, it’s clear that getting the mounting and dismounting of bearings right is key to achieving the maximum service life of your components. When the right tools are used, mounting and dismounting bearings correctly is be easy.

Clive Demonstrates SKFTMMD100

Clive Recommends his Favourite Maintenance Product for the Rewinder Industry

Find out what Clive recommends for the safe dismounting of bearings when refurbishing a motor.

Screening

How can condition monitoring reduce downtime in the mining and quarrying industry?

Clive Simkins explores the options available to help reduce downtime in this tough environment

Ruland beam coupling failure

12 Reasons for coupling failure and how to avoid them

This article will help you to identify the main reasons why couplings fail and provide you with useful information and advice to help you minimise the risk

SKF Maintenance Product Training at Acorn

SKF Maintenance Product Training

Acorn team up with SKF for a week of hands-on MaPro training

SKF TKSA31 Shaft Alignment Tool in Action

Shaft Alignment Has Never Been Easier

SKF introduce a new shaft alignment tool for easy shaft alignment at an entry level price

SKF launches a portable infrared thermometer that records temperature, together with photo or video

The SKF TKTL 40 allows a number of environmental properties to be simultaneously measured and displayed, making the device ideal for HVAC professionals. All measurement information taken including environmental...

SKF's New Machine Condition Indicator - an economical vibration sensor and indicator for monitoring of non-critical machines

The SKF CMSS 200 Machine Condition Indicator is an economical vibration sensor and indicator for monitoring of non-critical machines. It is ideal for machinery with constant operating conditions not previously...

High Performance Composite V-Belts (HPC V-Belts) - Part 1

Fitting a new v-belt to a drive can be a nightmare for a maintenance engineer – particularly if you have to totally dismantle the drive in order to fit the belt. Firstly, you check you’ve got the right...