ACORN® Insight

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Our insight tagged with 'mining & quarrying'

Minimise machine breakdown with minimal effort

The mining and quarrying industry is well known for its unrelenting environmental and operating conditions and difficult maintenance regimes. But, what if we told you it didn't have to be so hard?

Clive's top 3 sealing solutions for challenging environments

Bearings & Maintenance Product Manager, Clive Simkins recommends his top seals for harsh operating conditions.

Scraping off the downtime in the mining and quarrying industry

Prolong the life of your pneumatic cylinders in the harsh, contaminated conditions of the quarrying & mining industry

Increasing plant uptime through correct v-belt maintenance

V-belt drives provide a versatile method of power transmission in the mining and quarrying industry as they are cost effective and versatile. See how to get the most from your v-belts.

A robust bearing solution for the most challenging environments

Operating conditions in the mining and quarrying industry are harsh, with wet and abrasive conditions commonplace. What you need is a robust bearing solution that can stand up to the challenges of the industry.

How to choose the right grid coupling for your mining and quarrying application

From pumps and ventilation fans, to conveyors and processing machinery: grid couplings are found in many areas of a quarry. But how do you know whether you’ve got the right grid coupling for your application?

Decreasing maintenance downtime in the mining & quarrying industry through optimised bearing selection

From heavy shock loads to high levels of contamination, it’s easy to see why the rate of machine failure is so high in the mining and quarrying industry. But there is a way to change this.

Improving Worker Safety In The Aggregates Industry

Find out how component selection can reduce the risk of worker injury in mines and quarries.

If Harsh Conditions are Impacting Your Power Transmission: V-Belts for the Aggregates Industry

The aggregates industry creates some of the toughest conditions for applications. Power transmission can suffer as a result of unreliable v-belts in these extreme environments. Find out how changing your v-belts can help your machinery can run at it's optimum level.

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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