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Did you know? A high percentage of hydraulic system failures can be attributed to fluid contamination. Contaminants that enter a hydraulic system such as dust, debris and dirt can cause system failure and, in some cases, serious damage to its components. Fluid contamination is a critical factor influencing the safety of hydraulic systems and therefore, minimising the presence of any particles and impurities within the hydraulic hose assembly, tubing and components is of paramount importance.

The RYCO CLEAN Kit is an easy to use, low-cost solution to eliminate hydraulic contamination from the inside of hose, tube, and pipe. It is designed to clean the internal surfaces of hose, tube, and pipe effectively and efficiently. It comprises of a pneumatic Hand Launcher, an adaptor ring, and a range of specially designed nozzles to accommodate different sizes of hose, tube, and pipe.

What is contamination?

Contamination is defined as any substance that enters a hydraulic system that is not a part of the working fluid of that system.

How do contaminants enter a hydraulic system?

Various ways contaminants enter hydraulic systems including:

  • During hose / tube assembly fabrication:
    • Cutting and crimping operations of hose assembly
    • Cutting, deburring, bending & flaring of tube
  • At time of hose assembly or tube installation.
  • Contaminants present in the working fluid. Bulk oils direct from supplier can contain significant amounts of contaminants and sometimes need filtration.
  • Improper maintenance.

What are the effects of hydraulic contamination?

The effects of hydraulic contamination include:

  • Compromised system (component failure/damage & fluid degradation)
  • Unscheduled downtime
  • Productivity loss
  • Financial loss

RYCO CLEAN Kit Features & Benefits:

  • Reliability – RYCO CLEAN Kit is designed to clean the internal surfaces of hoses, tubes, and pipes effectively and efficiently, eliminating hydraulic contamination.
  • Simplicity – Five easy steps to operate the RYCO CLEAN Kit, with minimal maintenance. Also, comes in a heavy-duty carrying case for added protection.
  • Versatility – Can be used on a range of hose / pipe / tube sizes.
  • Multi-Purpose Projectile Range – The RYCO CLEAN Projectile Starter Kit contains a selection of popular projectile sizes to suit popular hoses, tubes, and pipes.
  • RYCO Safety – RYCO CLEAN Kit has been designed, validated, and fabricated to ensure safe, and reliable performance even under the harshest of conditions.

RYCO CLEAN Kit Applications:

 RYCO CLEAN Kit can be used in various applications including:

 Workshop Environments

  • Mobile Service Vehicles
  • Hose Shop Containers
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Production Lines
How To Order:
RYCO CLEAN Hand Launcher Kit
Part Number: RCPS-HLK
RYCO Clean Kit Hand Launcher Kit
RYCO CLEAN Projectile Starter Kit
Part Number: RCPK-0332
RYCO Clean Kit Projectile Starter Kit

Nozzle & Projectile Selection Chart:

RYCO Clean Kit Nozzle and Projectile Selection Chart

Refer to our Operation Manual for instructions on how to use our RYCO CLEAN Kit.

Want More Information?

If you would like to know more about RYCO CLEAN Kit, contact our RYCO Hydraulics Customer Service team or fill out our contact form.