News & Events - RYCO Hydraulics
RYCO South Africa Kicking Goals

RYCO Hydraulics has won the Fluid Power Association of South Africa Soccer Tournament. The tournament was held on Sunday 10th November at the Boksburg Stadium in Gauteng. The tournament is an annual event whereby members of the South African Fluid Power Association (SAFPA) play various sports against each other. The South African Fluid Power Association (SAFPA), exists to raise the professional standards of the pneumatics and hydraulics industries. Originally established in 1982 as the Fluid Power Institute, the 33-year-old Association encourages, promotes and aids in knowledge-sharing to advance the best practises of the industry. Like South African Fluid Power Association, RYCO Hydraulics has built a strong reputation since it commenced manufacturing hydraulic hose and fittings and other products in Melbourne, Australia over 70 years ago. The recent SAFPA soccer tournament was a great success. The RYCO South Africa Team played against EATON in the final and beat them 2 goals to nil. All teams showed great enthusiasm and sportsmanship on the day. Want More Information: When you need quality hose and fittings alongside a reliable service, choose RYCO Hydraulics. ...

Discover RYCO Shockwave and Jetstorm @WJTA-IMCA 2019

Mark your calendar for the 2019 WJTA Conference & Expo this November! As a proud member of the WaterJet Technology Association (WJTA), we will be there exhibiting our latest innovative technology. The WJTA Conference & Expo is the annual tradeshow and biennial technical conference dedicated specifically to high pressure applications, industrial vacuum, and related service lines. The 2019 program will include educational sessions, a daylong pre-conference short course, technical papers and case studies, outdoor live equipment demonstrations, industry appreciation reception, and an expanded exhibit hall with hands-on heavy equipment displays. For 30 years WJTA has been a leading global safety and technology association. RYCO supports WJTA’s founders’ goals to promote safety, to foster trade, and to provide a means of industry communication to keep members up-to-date on the ever-evolving art and science of high-pressure waterjet technology. RYCO are a solution-based supplier providing our clients with a complete range of services including solving difficult engineering problems, cost reduction activities, onside hose management systems and asset management. That is why RYCO offers a large range of off-the-shelf SHOCKWAVE and JETSTORM high pressure waterblast ...

Title Sponsor Announced for New-Look V8 UTES Championship

Hydraulic hose repair and fitting service provider RYCO 24•7 has this week been confirmed as the title sponsor for the new-look NZ V8 Ute Racing Championship. Now entering its 13th season, the series will be known as the RYCO 24•7 V8 Utes Championship. Once again the series will see the classic Ford versus Holden battles with the 1800 kg, 400-plus horsepower Falcon FG and BF models duelling with the Commodore VE runners. The season will run over four rounds – a format piloted successfully last season – and will commence at Pukekohe Park in December then heads to Hampton Downs Motorsport Park in the new year. The series will feature at Manfield Circuit Chris Amon as part of the New Zealand Grand Prix race weekend and features all of the country's major racing classes. The series finishes up once again at Hampton Downs in March Up to 18 cars are expected for the first round and will include several old favourites like former champion Paul Manuell, current champion Matthew Spratt, Brett Rudd, Glenn Collinson, Peter Ward and Andrew Porter. The series is also ...

Bigger & Better RYCO 24•7 Trucks

RYCO Hydraulics continues to invest heavily in the Central Queensland region with the delivery of ten new specially designed RYCO 24•7 trucks, to service the mining sector. The new Hino Trucks with purpose-built bodies and critical safety features will begin servicing the region from November 2019. All trucks are fitted with GPS tracking and RYCO 24•7’s new VMS system, along with key safety features. The new trucks have various benefits for RYCO 24•7 Mobile Connector Specialists (MCS’s) including ease of use and more space to fit all the hydraulic equipment and components required to provide 24 hours / 7 days a week service to our customers – whenever and wherever required! In 1989, RYCO set out to enhance its distribution base by launching its Mobile Service Division – RYCO 24•7. Since its inception, RYCO 24•7’s technical team have the Know How to assist with efficient and effective port-to-port solutions for our customers worldwide. RYCO’s technology makes us a leader within the hydraulics industry. Our policy of high investment in technology ensures that we not only maintain our position in the ...

Match & Connect with RYCO’s Quick Release Couplings

  What is a Quick Release Coupling? Quick Release Couplings (QRC) also known as Quick Disconnects, Quick Couplers or Hydraulic Couplers are as the name suggests – easy to connect, easy to disconnect. RYCO carries hydraulic and specialty Quick Release Couplings in a diversified offering of a range of styles, which are ideal for use across a variety of hydraulic assemblies providing port-to-port solutions to meet your needs. RYCO QRC’s can be used in a variety of applications such as industrial equipment, hydraulic hand tools, agricultural machinery, construction and mobile plant, hydraulic cylinders, test rigs and power packs, logging equipment, mining machinery, oil processing and steel production. When connected, the check valves allow you to join or separate fluid connecter lines quickly, easily and safely. What does this mean for you? Minimal fluid spillage and no tools or special devices required! Main QRC Styles Poppet Check Valve Poppet Check Valve with rubber poppet seal for improved sealing when disconnected.   Ball Check Valve Ball Check Valve are precision machined for long reliable life.   Flat Face Style Flat Face Style ...

We’re Off & Racing With Concept Motorsport

RYCO 24•7 is proud to sponsor Concept Motorsport for the 2019/2020 NZ Car Racing Season. Nick Ross has been racing in the Premier NZ V8 Series for the past seventeen years. Raising eyebrows after his first season Nick was signed to drive for Team Kiwi Racing in 2004, before heading back to running his own team 2006. The class has brought about some big challenges for Nick and his highly motivated team. Nick has continued his on-going challenge to WIN the NZV8 Touring Car Championship. After winning the New Zealand Championship title in 2014 the Concept Motorsport team decided it was time for a new challenge and built the first NZV8 TLX Nissan Altima Touring Car. Like Concept Motorsport, RYCO 24•7 is committed to success and we understand that our success is dependent up our clients’ success. Our extensive national network of trained and certified Mobile Connector Specialists (MCSs) supported by fully stocked Service Centres offer quick response time to reduce downtime no matter what the industry or application. Join us at Round #1 on 29th November - 1st December ...

RYCO Vehicles Go Paperless

It’s been close to twelve months now since RYCO Hydraulics has introduced a paperless business system VMS – Vehicle Management System. “When’s my invoice due?” your customer may ask. With VMS, you don’t need to spend hours sorting through mountains of paperwork to find documents. Paperless systems can make pulling up customer information faster and more accessible. Quotes as well as invoices are now formulated anywhere and everywhere. What does that mean for our customers? No wait time, no down time! Key features of RYCO’s VMS include: Real Time Transactions Increased Inventory Visibility Fully Auditable & Trackable System Improved Efficiencies Reduced Quoting Downtime On-Site & In-Store Quoting Van & Counter Sales Onsite & On Location Australian Wide Data Entry Time Improvement A strong advocate of RYCO’s newly introduced paperless system - Ben from RYCO Hydraulics Newman, Western Australia uses VMS every day. “VMS provides you with the ability to quote and invoice jobs instantly not only on site but in-store as well. I operate VMS out in the field but also for in-store counter sales,” Ben comments. “What’s even better ...

In The Spotlight: RYCO 24•7 Southern California

For over 28 years, MR. HOSE INC has been dedicated to the very concept it started with in 1990: "Fast, Courteous & Professional Service Centre". This RYCO 24•7 Service Centre and Mobile Service offers a complete onsite service for all hydraulic port to port requirements, ensuring minimal downtime and increased productivity. Whether you require a complete system or a replacement of your hydraulic hose and fitting connection, RYCO 24•7 Southern California is just a phone call away! RYCO 24•7 Southern California: 21666 South Wilmington Carson California, 90810, United States of America Want more information? Join the RYCO 24•7 Team today! Contact your local RYCO Hydraulics Salesperson or fill out our contact form if you need further information about RYCO 24•7 franchise opportunities. ...

RYCO is On The Ball Again… Volleyball

Austrian pair Moritz Fabian Kindl and Mathias Seiser completed their golden run in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Vaduz with a three-set win against Russia’s Daniil Kuvichka and Anton Kislytsyn. The Austrians were ranked 12th at the start of the main draw but prevailed against the Russians and finished in victory for the gold medal. “The key to success was our service. We are more than happy with the tournament, we have more than reached our goals with the final. Now everything on top of this is a bonus,” Kindl and Seiser commented. Like Kindl and Seiser the key to RYCO’s success is our commitment to continual improvement and our dedication to develop products to meet our customer needs. RYCO Hydraulics is dynamic and dedicated. Our team brings together the best and most experienced people in the industry. Want more information? When you need quality hose and fittings alongside a reliable service, choose RYCO Hydraulics. ...

Thales Hawkei – Next Generation Protected Vehicle

The Thales Hawkei is a light four-wheel drive protected vehicle designed to meet an Australian Defence Force (ADF) requirement for a light armoured patrol vehicle. RYCO has been involved with the development and production of hose assemblies and adaptors for use on Thales Bushmaster and Thales Hawkei.  Alongside McCulloch Hydraulic Engineers (Bendigo, Australia), who kit our assemblies with other parts they supply, we have a long-term partnership with Thales (Bendigo, facility). The Thales Hawkei is a highly mobile, highly protected, 7-tonne, 4x4, new generation vehicle with a 3-tonne payload, designed to meet the demanding requirements of land forces world-wide. Thales Hawkei delivers class-leading protection and is highly effective across a diverse range of mission profiles. Roles include troop movement, command and control, electronic warfare, liaison, surveillance and reconnaissance. As an accredited supplier to the Australian Defence Force (ADF), the US Department of Defence and to the Australian Defence Industry Group, RYCO understands the specialist requirements of defence equipment. Thales Hawkei meets the requirements of global defence forces for a highly protected, mobile and integrated vehicle able to operate in an environment under threat from improvised explosive devices, mines and ambushes. RYCO has the ...