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 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.

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?

Image of an engineer using a TKSA 41 alginment tool to align a shaft

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.

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

How to fit a bearing

With around one in six premature bearing failures occurring as a result of poor fitting practices, it’s easy to see why it’s so important that bearings are fitted properly. But there are so many different ways to fit a bearing – how do you know which is right for your machinery?

Exploded view showing the internal components of an electric motor

Electric motor problems and solutions

Failure of a critical electric motor can be catastrophic for business, understanding common problems that can occur allows you to take measures to avoid failure

Brands in the spotlight: TIMKEN

Timken is renowned for its high-quality products and pioneering designs, but do you know everything about Timken?

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.