News & Events – RYCO Hydraulics
RYCO Crimp App Available NOW

RYCO Crimp is your source for RYCO crimp specifications. Find the most up-to-date specifications to accurately and safely crimp RYCO hydraulics hoses with matched RYCO fittings. This intuitive application enables you to get your crimp specifications within your very own workshop or in your mobile service truck using your tablet or mobile phone device! Begin by selecting your RYCO hose series, size, and part number with your coupling series and you are on your way to access all the specifications necessary to crimp your hydraulic hose. Key features include: Picture Guide of selected RYCO Hose & Coupling Series Critical Crimp Details such as Crimp Diameter (+/-) & Mark Length Colour Coded Rapid Die Colour & Number Add Common Crimp Specifications to Favourites Portrait & Landscape Modes Toggle Button To Switch Between Metric & Imperial Units of Measure This easy-to-use application contains all the information required to crimp your desired RYCO hose and fitting accurately and safely. The RYCO Crimp application is now available for your Android and iOS devices:       That’s crimp specifications you can retrieve within your hydraulic ...

RYCO Increased Stock Coupled With Efficient & On-Time Delivery

Just a little over a year since RYCO relocated to our new state-of-the-art head office and warehouse facility in Derrimut, Australia and our increased stock coupled with efficient delivery equals 40% more warehousing capacity. The new purpose-built facility incorporates larger, advanced warehousing facilities along with a modern, open plan office space to better serve our current and future needs. Since establishment in 1946, RYCO Hydraulics was originally based in Footscray as Australasian Steel Products. Fast forward to today, our focus is to combine high stock levels, unparalleled Delivery In Full, On Time (DIFOT), customer care, smart logistics, as well as distribution support and product engineers to deliver quality products to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations. The state-of-the-art warehouse facility includes 11.5-metre-high racking which accommodates 5,700 pallets of stock – a 40% increase on our previous capacity. RYCO Chief Operations Officer, Glenn Allen said “The new facilities have drastically enhanced our despatch operations ensuring products continue to be delivered on a timely and more efficient basis to our customers”. At RYCO, we understand that when you need your product, you need it fast. Our ...

RYCO South Africa B-BBEE Level 1 Certified

RYCO Hydraulics South Africa has been rewarded with the Broad-Based Black Economic Employer (B-BBEE) verification certificate with a level ONE rating. RYCO are now the only foreign owned manufacturer in South Africa to achieve and be rewarded the Broad-Based Black Economic Employer verification certificate (B-BBEE) with a level ONE rating. Through its verification services, AMAX BEE assists businesses in managing economic empowerment opportunities and risks. We pride ourselves in embracing the B-BBEE verification process and excelling in the South African economy. Our mission for diversity within the workforce is truly highlighted by this achievement.  RYCO encourages workplace diversity by actively promoting an environment which is inclusive, respectful, and committed to recognising’s an individual’s differences throughout our offices, branches as well as RYCO 24•7 Service Centres and Mobile Connector Specialists in major cities around the world. RYCO recognises workplace diversity as an integral part of how we operate and is imperative to our success. We also recognise that we have a responsibility to prevent modern slavery. Freedom from slavery is a fundamental human right and RYCO is committed to addressing, mitigating, ...

One Year On, RYCO & Manuli Continue to Make it Happen Together

One year ago, Manuli Rubber Industries SpA and RYCO Hydraulics Pty Ltd completed a transaction that effectively merged the businesses. Over the last year, we have seen the combined business become a global powerhouse within the hydraulic hose and fittings industry. The MRI Group, comprising of RYCO, RYCO 24•7, Manuli Hydraulics and Fluiconnecto, has continued to grow, despite the challenging times. Its increased focus and dedication to its customers continue to strengthen its market position. The robustness and drive of the combined business ensure its ability to thrive under any market condition and is testament to the effectiveness of its management. The MRI – RYCO partnership has enabled both entities to leverage their resources, manufacturing capabilities and distribution channels and gain new markets, new customers, reaching new heights. Combined, the MRI Group has a comprehensive global footprint extending through the Americas; EMEA and CIS; Asia, China, India, and APAC. It continues to support both new and existing customers by capitalising on its product and distribution synergies. RYCO CEO Leigh Morrison said, “It’s an exciting time for the MRI Group. We’re ...

Connect & Blast with RYCO SHOCKWAVE Waterblast Hose

SHOCKWAVE is a very high-pressure, abrasion resistant waterblast hose for the cleaning and preparation of marine surfaces, runways, swimming pool de-scaling, paint removal and concrete facilities. RYCO offer custom high pressure tested and certified waterblast hose assemblies to EN 1829-2/ISO 7751 and AS/NZS 4233.2:2013, for all popular working pressures, up to 1200 bar/18125 psi. SHOCKWAVE waterblast hose assemblies are made using matched RYCO hose and fittings to deliver maximum performance, enduring reliability, and safety. RYCO are proud members of the Waterjet Technology Association (WJTA), Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association (IMCA) as well as the Australasian High Pressure Water Jetting Association (Ausjet). Hose Construction: RYCO SHOCKWAVE is a very high pressure waterblast hose (10,000 to 18,125 psi range). It comprises of: REINFORCEMENT – Four alternating layers of spiraled high tensile steel wire. TUBE – Oil and water-resistant synthetic rubber. COVER – Oil, water, and ozone resistant synthetic rubber. The SHOCKWAVE hose is colour-coded for positive identification, as per WJTA-IMCA recommendations: Features & Benefits: Strength – SHOCKWAVE contains four alternating layers of spiralled high tensile steel wire reinforcement. Durability – SHOCKWAVE’s cover ...

RYCO Know How 2021 Training Schedule

  RYCO has developed a series of training programs covering aspects of fluid connector technology. From competencies for product selection and assembly practices, through to our own nationally recognised Mobile Connector Specialist (MCS) course, RYCO Know How has a training solution to meet your needs! A primary obligation contained in safety legislation, and a key requirement of the Mining Design Guideline 41 (MDG 41) is that people undertaking design, manufacture, installation, and repairs to hose assemblies be regularly trained and assessed to ensure they can competently perform the tasks. The training is beneficial to employees of distributors, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) businesses and product end users, as well as employees of RYCO Hydraulics and RYCO 24•7. RYCO Know How Training courses are delivered via face-to-face sessions which include: Product Technical Manual & Hose Assembly A.V.E Hose Assembly Visual Evaluation Mobile Connector Specialist Online interactive self-paced modules are also available, and this includes the following topics: Introduction to Hydraulics Fluid Cleanliness Ratings Thread Form Basics System Cleanliness Thread Form Advanced R125 Crimper Training SAE J517 Crimpers & Crimping Industry Approvals RYCO ...

QEH&S Manager Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary Service @RYCO

RYCO Quality, Environment, Health & Safety (QEH&S) Manager celebrates 30-year service anniversary with RYCO Hydraulics. George Trainor started back in December 1990, as a Production Quality Engineer. Back then, RYCO only had one location, (previous headquarters in Footscray, Australia) with less than 100 employees both in the office and factory. Fast forward to 2020, RYCO has since evolved and expanded on a global scale with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, a global network of distribution centres, OEM hose assembly centres and RYCO 24•7 Service Centres. Our global footprint has extended to USA, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Africa, Austria, China, and Australia with our global headquarters located in Melbourne. We have 850 employees worldwide,3 production facilities, 6,789 clients and 26 global offices. George has played a pivotal role in ‘Connecting Partnerships’ with Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC) whereby negotiations began mid-1991. When the ASC required specialised hydraulic hose assemblies, they chose RYCO to design, test and produce to their high standards. Only RYCO has the design, technology, and testing facilities within Australia to meet the extreme requirements of the ASC. The experience and expertise ...

How Can RYCO Thread ID Mate Application Reduce Downtime For Hydraulic Specialists?

  Are you a time poor hydraulic hose technician, workshop owner, hose assembler or Mobile Connector Specialist (MCS)? If so, RYCO Hydraulics has recently developed an advanced, time-saving solution - RYCO Thread ID Mate application. Gone are the days where you find yourself spending hours identifying hydraulic threads. Our easy to use and completely free application is ready to download:       Only launched in May 2020, RYCO Thread ID Mate application is already proving to be the perfect on-the-go solution for hydraulic specialists, with over 2,000 downloads from both iOS and Google Play users. What are the major benefits of RYCO’s Thread ID Mate application? Identify internal and external hydraulic threads and connectors on the go – in your mobile truck, at your store counter! Free and easy to download onto your iOS and Android devices. Decrease your safety risk by identifying the correct hydraulic thread for your hydraulic application. Simplify the process of identifying hydraulic connectors. No more confusion when selecting hydraulic threads. RYCO’s Thread ID Mate application provides an intuitive and simple identification process to help you find detailed ...

RYCO 24•7 Continues Sponsorship With The Race Category With Attitude – NZ V8 Utes

  The New Zealand V8 Ute Racing Championship, one of the longest standing championships in the motorsport community, has confirmed plans for its 2020-2021 season – it’s 16th edition. And RYCO 24•7 is excited to announce we are continuing our sponsorship for another year! After an initial year as naming rights sponsor of the long standing category, RYCO 24•7 is back for another season that will see the category race at four events. Securing the title sponsor again is great news for the category, particularly with their enthusiasm for the category. “RYCO 24•7 is excited to sponsor NZ V8 Ute 2020/2021 championship season! We enjoy supporting New Zealanders and we can’t wait to continue our involvement with such an exciting motorsport category. Bring on Round 1”, said New Zealand Sales and Operations Manager Azim Aslam. The category will once again be airing a highlights package on terrestrial television on Sundays after each race weekend on CRC Motorsport on TV3. It has been one of most popular racing categories on the show for years in terms of audience share and this ...

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 ...