ACORN® Insight

Keep up-to-date on the latest product and company news, along with useful information for the maintenance, repair and overhaul industry.

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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.

The ACORN Bearing Compendium: How to measure a bearing, Part 4

Measuring a bearing doesn't need to be complex, in the fifth part of The ACORN Bearing Compendium Series, we have the ultimare measuring guide.

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Reducing CO2 with Remanufacturing

Reducing environmental impact is at the top of many busniesses agendas. In this series we discuss different ways you can reduce environmental impact and contribute to a sustainable future.

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The ACORN Bearing Compendium: Everything you need to know about bearings, Part 1

Part 1 of the new ACORN Bearing Compendium

How to mount a bearing using a bearing heater

Follow Bearings Product Manager, Andy Fletcher as he shows you how to fit a bearing using a bearing heater.a

What type of bearing puller should I use?

Choosing the right bearing puller for dismounting your bearings is critical. The safety and ease of removing the bearing will depend on the correct bearing puller being selected.

One simple secret for boosting your uptime

The one main enemy of productivity that everyone s looking to avoid: downtime. If only there were a way to accurately predict when something was about to go wrong.

How to increase the longevity of your food grade lubricant without increasing your costs

Productivity is the key in the food & beverage industry, and with 36% of premature bearing failures resulting from poor lubrication, increasing longevity is key.

Five reasons to hire a SKF bearing heater from ACORN

Poor bearing fitting can cost you more down the line, bearing heaters provide an effective method of mounting bearings.