News & Events – RYCO Hydraulics
RYCO Accessories 101

RYCO provides efficient and durable hydraulic accessories to make your hydraulic system fit together seamlessly. RYCO has a full range of gauges, mounting clamps, easy test, valves and much more. RYCO’s accessories are designed with speed and efficiency in mind so that your hydraulic system provides exceptional productivity and reliability. Key features and benefits: Functionality – All RYCO accessories are designed with functionality in mind. Performance – With RYCO accessories, we guarantee the quality required to meet the demands of any hydraulic applications to ensure optimum performance. Safety – All RYCO accessories are designed, validated, and fabricated to ensure safe, and reliable endurance under even the harshest of conditions. RYCO have a wide range of accessories which includes: Valves Mounting Clamps Airline Couplings Easy Test Pressure Gauges RYCO Valves RYCO offers two types of valves for your hydraulic flow control needs. RCV Check Valves permit free flow of fluid in one direction and prevent flow in the reverse direction. Mounted in-line with BSPP ports. 200bar working pressure for all sizes. Available in sizes from 1/4” to 1.1/2”. Two cracking pressures ...

RYCO Filters 101

Filters are complementary to RYCO’s product offering and we have a wide range of filters and filtration accessories including inline spin-on, heavy duty inline, tank top, suction strainers, diffusers, air breather, filler cap/strainer, push-on filler as well as level and temperature gauges. What is filtration? The process by which solid particles are separated from a fluid by passing the fluid through a permeable material that will not let the solid particles through. Filtration is needed to remove contamination from a hydraulic system. Contamination increases wear on hydraulic components and can lead to increased breakdowns. How do filters work? Filters work by passing hydraulic fluid through filter media, trapping particles of contamination allowing clean oil to flow through to the outlet. Where are filters used in hydraulic systems? Filters are used in four common areas of hydraulic systems: Inline Filter Return Filter Suction Filter Tank Filler/Breather What are the types of filters? There are three main types of filters: spin-on filters, inline filters, tank top filters as well as suction strainers and diffusers. Spin-on Filters RYCO RIF series are all spin-on ...

RYCO 24•7 NZ V8 Ute Final Showdown

What an end to the RYCO 24•7 NZ V8 Ute 2019-2020 Championship Series! Paul Manuell has secured the 2019-2020 RYCO 24•7 NZ V8 Ute title after a dramatic day of racing at Hampton Downs on Saturday 19th September. It was a close one – Manuell secured his second V8 ute racing title by just six points from Glen Collinson after a day of drama when he missed the first race, misfired on the second race and was forced to start from the pit lane. “It was close today, really close but the team pulled out all the stops to get me out there and thankfully we got home to the title.” Manuell explained. “We’ve all waited a long time for this final round, and I’d hoped it would be a bit easier, but the racing has been brilliant, and I’m just stoked to win. Hats off to Glen and the others for making it such a thriller,” he said. Matt Spratt won the round on his return to the category with two wins and second place. Final Championship Positions: 1 Paul Manuell Holden ...

RYCO 24•7 New Fleet of Hino Trucks

RYCO 24•7 now runs a brand-new fleet of Hino trucks as part of the emergency breakdown services throughout Central Queensland. Our older fleet have been running, without issue since 2008, clocking up in some instances 500,000 kilometres on rocky mine sites every day of the year. RYCO 24•7 Business Manager, Wesley Bulters says, “The trucks take constant punishment over rocks, craters and unsealed roads”. “They get hammered on site. The Executive Team approved the decision to purchase ten 11-tonne rate Hino 500 Series FD1124s, a bigger truck in this instance knowing the durability of these vehicles is proven” comments Wesley. Our latest ten trucks were purchased through Orix and Sci Fleet Hino. The Hino 500 Series FE1124 is nine metres in length, three metres high, with a purpose-built body that accommodates its core function – a mobile service operation. The trucks not only provide hydraulic hose breakdown service but carry a range of stock including adapters, couplings, hose assemblies and workshop tools. Another five Hino’s are currently being built with provision for two more to be delivered by the end ...

Hydraulic Connectors 101

As the name suggests, hydraulic connectors are used to connect hydraulic circuits by joining two different end terminations together and creating a flow passage to ensure fluid transfer. Hydraulic connectors can be grouped into three main types: Internal Thread External Thread No Thread Internal and external threaded connectors are also known as female and male, respectively. There are many thread standards in the industry primarily based on the country / region of origin. BSP (British Standard Pipe), NPT (National Pipe Tapered), UN (Unified Inch Screw Threads) and Metric to name some of the most common. To avoid damage to hydraulic systems, selecting the right type of thread is very important. Common variation in fitting designs are outlined below that is useful in thread identification. Tapered / Parallel Threads Some threads have a tapered thread surface, such as BSPT, NPT (denoted by letter T) whereas others are parallel. BSPP, UN are examples for parallel threads. Tapered threads are designed to seal on the thread surface. Sealing of Hydraulic Connectors Along with tapered threads, other sealing methods include: Metal Seal Soft Seal ...

RYCO Corporate Identity

The RYCO Corporate Capability Profile is available now! The profile expands on our unique positioning in the market – RYCO Hydraulics design, manufacture and distribute hose and fittings. For more than 70 years, RYCO has developed a global footprint with extensive manufacturing capabilities, strategically placed warehouses and robust distribution and support network ensuring seamless delivery of our quality products. The RYCO Corporate Capability Profile includes details about our global presence, our rich history and evolution, our core strengths, our sector capabilities as well as our core products and service offerings. Not to mention, it includes details about our innovative asset management system – QRAM, our new and improved Thread ID Mate application and RYCO 24•7 – a key service providing extensive coverage specialising in mobile hydraulic hose, fittings, service and replacement. The 21 page digital flipping Corporate Capability Profile is formatted and ready to read on a variety of mobile devices, such as iPad, iPhone, Android phones. View and easily browse in your favourite web browser! For More Information To learn more about RYCO Hydraulic,  contact our RYCO Hydraulics Customer Service team or fill out our contact form. ...

Energise your Hydraulic System with RYCO ENERGY E2 Hoses

ENERGY E2 is a 2-wire braid R2AT / 2SN hose designed for standard hydraulic hose applications that does not require 3rd party approvals or fire-resistant covers. This product is intended for applications where cost considerations are of paramount importance. E2 is available in 7 sizes from ¼” to 1” to suit a wide variety of applications. Hose Construction RYCO ENERGY E2 is a high-quality product designed to satisfy SAE 100R2AT and EN853 2SN specifications. It comprises of: TUBE – Black, oil resistant synthetic rubber. REINFORCEMENT – Two layers of high tensile steel wire. COVER – ENERGY, black, abrasion, ozone, and oil resistant synthetic rubber. The ENERGY E2 hose is ink branded for easy identification. Features & Benefits Durability – RYCO ENERGY E2 hose cover is black, oil resistant synthetic rubber. It is designed to meet the abrasion resistance requirements in EN853 and can withstand a minimum of 5 times the standard ozone resistance specified in ISO 7326. Reliability – RYCO’s comprehensive testing and evaluation process guarantees you the performance and quality required to meet the demands of today’s applications, by ...

Maximum Performance with RYCO Stainless Steel

RYCO offers a large range of Stainless Steel couplings and adaptors to accommodate various hose applications ensuring maximum performance, enduring reliability and safety. What is Stainless Steel? Stainless steel is a family of alloy steels containing 10.5% or more chromium which has high resistance to chemicals and corrosion with similar strength and durability as standard steel. Features & Benefits: Durability – RYCO Stainless Steel couplings and adaptors are corrosion and chemical resistant to suit a wide variety of applications. Reliability – RYCO design and manufacture with 316 Stainless Steel, also known as the “Marine Grade” with excellent corrosion resistance due to added molybdenum content compared to other chromium-nickel steel alloys. Performance – Recommended for applications that require extra protection from chemical corrosion such as food, medical uses and for tough environments including marine applications. Safety – RYCO Stainless Steel couplings and adaptors have been designed, validated and fabricated to ensure safe, and reliable endurance under even the harshest of conditions. RYCO Quality – RYCO designs, develops, and manufactures our own products. RYCO Stainless Steel Couplings RYCO has a comprehensive Stainless ...

New & Improved Thread ID Mate App Available Now

Thread Identification On The Go The new and improved RYCO Thread ID Mate application enables you to identify hydraulic threads and connectors everywhere you go. Correct identification is of vital importance, as the incorrect application of high-pressure connectors presents an immediate safety risk. Selection of hydraulic connectors can be complex due to the large array of thread types that are commonly available. While some people become conversant with hydraulic connect standards through experience, others can become confused by the similarities between some connector types. RYCO’s Thread ID Mate provides an intuitive and simple identification process to help you find detailed information about threads specifications, sizes and more. Key Features: Intuitive step by step identification process Detailed page for every type of thread Search a thread by name Complete pictorial list Multiple search methods You will find detailed information regarding popular threads like - BSP, NPT, JIS, ORFS, SAE and much more! The Thread ID Mate application is available for your  Android and IOS devices. That’s thread identification you can keep in your pocket!       Want more information? To find out ...

RYCO CROC SYSTEM – YOUR SAFETY BARRIER

The RYCO CROC System is a 3-in-1 safety device and works as a burst suppressor, whip check, and protects the hose from abrasion. It also provides a cost effective method of bundling hoses together, while providing abrasion resistance to the bundle. Why is it necessary? If a hose assembly is installed in a high risk area, and there is no other practical means to provide adequate protection from the uncontrolled escape of pressurised fluids, a hose assembly energy diffusion device may be appropriate if an unacceptable residual risk remains for potential harm to people. (MDG 41, Clause 3.8.2.8.) What are the RYCO CROC System’s components? CROCSTOP: The RYCO CROCSTOP allows quick and easy inspection of the hose assembly without having to disconnect the hose assembly in its entirety. It also acts as a whip check to contain hose and couplings within the sleeve in the event of separation. CROCSLEEVE: The CROCSLEEVE component of the CROC system helps to protect the hose assembly from damage caused by aggressive or excessive abrasion that can lead to premature hose assembly failure. Available in ...