ACORN® Insight

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How to Remove a Bearing

In this article, we'll talk you through the different methods available for bearing removal, as well as giving you some top tips for removing a bearing, helping to extend the life of your machinery.

How to Know When You Should Use a Bearing Heater

Heat is one of the most effective methods used to mount bearings. This is because when the inner ring is heated, it expands to allow the bearing to slide onto the shaft without the need for excessive force.

Are SKF Chain Oils Right for your Application?

One of the most popular types of chain lubricant is SKF chain oil. This is a versatile range, with options available to suit almost every chain drive across almost every operating environment. But how do you know whether SKF chain oil is right for your application?

How to use the SKF TKSA 11 Alignment Tool

Bearing Product Manager, Andy Fletcher demonstrates how to align your shaft using the TKSA 11 shaft alignment tool and app.

CASE STUDY: Fife Branch Help Local Biomass Plant with Major Turbine Oil Change

A local Biomass plant reached out when they urgently needed to change out 1,500 litres of oil, having never previously changed the turbine oil.

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Four SKF Laser Alignment Tools to Banish Downtime

Misalignment is a leading cause of component failure, whether it's bearings, couplings or electric motors. SKF has a large range of alignment tools designed to reduce machine breakdown.

Brands in the Spotlight: Petro-Canada

Petro-Canada is synonymous with premium quality lubrication products, but who is Petro-Canada and which of their products should you be looking out for?

The latest edition of Insight is here!

Keep up-to-date with the latest industry news from ACORN® - This quarter focuses on helping you with your maintenance practices.

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How to lubricate inaccessible chain

In chain driven applications, it can be difficult and dangerous trying to ensure that the chain stays lubricated, find out how you can keep chain running longer, even in inaccessible applications.

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5 reasons to adopt a total cost of ownership approach in your business

Do you know how much your components are costing you over their lifespan? You could be suprised by how much your components are actually costing you.