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 products'

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 to check component health without machine downtime

Many businesses associate machine health checks with added downtime, leaving them reluctant to perform these predictive maintenance checks. This doesn't have to be the case.

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.

How to choose the right fitting tool for your bearing

Poor bearing fitting practices are responsible for around 16% of premature bearing failures, so it’s easy to see why the choice of method for bearing mounting is so important.

Grease is the word: Five steps to effective lubrication

Clive Simkins, our Bearings and Maintenance Product Manager, has put together his top five steps to effective lubrication, to help you to reduce your risk of premature bearing failure due to lubrication issues.

Is your wind farm blowing out money?

The majority of wind turbines are expected to have a service life of over 20 years, meaning that breakdown is almost inevitable at some point during a turbine’s lifetime. The question is: how big an impact will any breakdown have on the business?

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.

Why should you rely on ROCOL FOODLUBE® to keep your products safe?

In the Food & Beverage industry, ensuring products are safe and free from contaminants is paramount. However, when it comes to lubrication contact can be unavoidable, so find a lubricant that keeps your products safe and your plant complying with food safety standards.