Why force multiplication is key to how hydraulic systems work

What is force multiplication?

Pascal’s law states that pressure set up in a confined body of fluid, acts equally in all directions, and always at right angles to the containing surface.

When a pressure is applied to a fluid trapped in a confined space, that pressure acts on each square millimeter of that surface.

The force output of a hydraulic actuator is the result of the pressure applied, and the area to which that pressure is applied.


A beginners guide to hydraulics and fluid transmission

What does “Hydraulic” mean?

The term “Hydraulic” is derived from ancient Greek.

The word “hydraulics” originates from the Greek word hydraulikos which in turn originates from hydraulos meaning water organ which in turn comes from hydor, Greek for water, and aulos, meaning pipe.

It’s also defined as “operated by pressure transmitted through a pipe by a liquid, such as water or oil.” [Collins Dictionary]


RYCO 24•7 Sponsorship: Team DSR

It was all mighty challenge on game day at the World Time Attack Challenge at Sydney Motorsport Park, with Team DSR facing off against well-known Australian drift car competitors.

The guys put up a good fight but in the end race logistics got the better of them; falling short to their drift car rivals.

Well done on your efforts boys!

RYCO 24•7 is proud to sponsor of Team DSR and wish them all the best in their upcoming season.

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RYCO 24•7 Mobile Hose Connector Service

So you are interested in starting a Mobile Hose Connector business, but don’t have a brand, inventory or much experience in the fluid power industry?

Look no further than RYCO 24·7. RYCO 24·7 offers a comprehensive service platform for the hydraulic industry with emergency break down, programmed maintenance, Original Equipment Manufacturer support, installation and aftermarket business.

Allow RYCO 24•7 to help you capitalize on servicing industries such as energy, mining, marine, agriculture, defence and construction.

Technically minded with little or no experience in the fluid power industry? No problem. With a global team of certified engineers and technicians backed by a global company with over 70 years experience in fluid conveying technology, RYCO 24•7 is on standby to ensure every project you take on is a success.

Let RYCO 24·7 help your business stand out in the marketplace with branding, inventory, equipment and technical support. You focus on growing your business knowing RYCO 24•7 is ready to support you every step of the way.

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Congratulations to our CEO, Leigh Morrison on 40 years of service!

Leigh commenced employment with the company in 1977, by 1986 he was appointed Managing Director and in 2007 became Chief Executive Officer.

With Leigh’s leadership and vision the company has grown from a local Melbourne business to the global company it is today, with Manufacturing in Malaysia and China and large distribution in USA, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and a team of 800 employees. Forty years on Leigh is still passionate about RYCO hose and couplings and continues to inspire us with his innovation and energy.

Congratulations Leigh!

RYCO 24•7 Whangarei sponsors the Tikipunga Association Football Club Senior Mens Division 3 Team

RYCO 24•7 Whangarei sponsors the Tikipunga Association Football Club Senior Mens Division 3 team.

With a membership of just under around 500, Tikipunga Association Football Club is the biggest club in Whangarei and they pride themselves on providing an enjoyable football experience to everyone!

RYCO 24•7 Whangarei is proud of the guys efforts, finishing a promising 4th place for the 2017 season.

The team has been playing together for 16 years, with the average player age is 49 years old! Not bad for a bunch of oldies!

We are looking forward to watching their progress in the upcoming season. GO RYCO!

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RYCO 24•7 Sponsored Powerboat Racing Event 2017

RYCO 24•7 Sponsorship: We would like to thank all those who attended the RYCO 24•7 Sponsored Powerboat Racing event earlier this year.

It was a great oppourtunity to interact with our clients, with several long term clients sharing that they appreciate the quick, friendly and knowledgeable service that we provide.

Apart from the RYCO 24•7 Gazebo and delicious catering we were fortunate enough to have V8 Supercar champion Greg Murphy attending. Greg was very welcoming and coached a number of our customers around the thrilling course in the RYCO 24•7 V8 racing simulator.

Our clients appreciated the oppourtunity to take part in the event and we had a lot of positive feedback.

Overall it was a fun and exciting day for all who were there and we look forward sponsoring more of these events in the future.

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RYCO 24•7 Sponsorship: New Zealand Pony Club 2017 Eventing Championships Whangarei

RYCO 24•7 Sponsorship: New Zealand Pony Club 2017 Eventing Championships Whangarei.

RYCO 24•7 had a fantastic time sponsoring the NZ Pony Club Championship event, held at the stunning Barge Park in Whangarei.

This was a weekend long event which showcased the top Pony Club riders from throughout New Zealand in a thrilling competition.

All competitors and supporters showed a high level of showmanship and enthusiasm, which was a pleasure to see despite a rainy and cold weekend.

We had a lot of brand exposure including the brilliant RYCO 24•7 gazebo as well as the RYCO 24•7 umbrellas, which were evidently out in full force.

We had great feedback from attendees, with one supporter commenting that they had recognised the logo from the RYCO 24•7 branch in Otorohanga, well done!

It was great to the see the RYCO 24•7 family getting involved and look forward to more RYCO 24•7 community initiatives.

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RYCO 24•7 in the “Golden Triangle” Transport project Hamilton Site

The local RYCO 24•7 business, 82C Hose & Fittings, will be carrying out hose assembly and maintenance work on the Hamilton site of a large inland container port. The project will connect Auckland, Hamilton, and Tauranga as part of an initiative to streamline freight throughout the North Island.

As part of this project RYCO 24•7 had the chance to visit one of our biggest customers, Matamata based company “J Swap”, and were lucky enough to witness their new John Deere tractor in action. The tractor is the one of the largest tractors in New Zealand and is a sight to behold.

We look forward to being involved and supporting our customers in this project for the years to come.

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