Accessories Archives - RYCO Hydraulics
R1620 Easy Test

RYCO R1620 easy test series utilise the M16x2,0 connection system. Adaptors that enable connection to other connection systems are available: M16x1,5; M12x1,5; S12,65x1,5; and Stake. ...

Mounting Clamps

Mounting Clamps Single, Mounting Clamps Double. Fast, economic and safe mounting of hydraulic hose and hydraulic tube onto machinery and steelwork. The jaws of the clamp grip the hose or tube to reduce vibration, and help absorb noise and shocks. ...

BSPP Ball Valves & RCV BSPP Check Valves

RYCO RL20 and RL20SH Ball Valves are used to open or close flow. The Valve is delivered in the open position, with the handle aligned with the longitudinal axis of the body, permitting flow through the valve body. The Valve is closed, and flow is stopped when the handle is turned 90° clockwise from the open position (when viewed from above). ...

How to use the RYCO proof test rig – Safety & Controls

In this first part of this series on impulse testing, we discuss the importance of safety procedures and the controls that are available on the RYCO proof test rig. Supporting Documents for the RYCO Proof Test Rig Refer to these supporting document to ensure you fully understand the process and safety measures required. RH-SWP-9 Safe Work Procedure - Proof Test Rigs RH-Wl-13 Work Instruction - Internal Proof Pressure Test SAE J343 Test and Test Procedures for SAE IOOR Series Hydraulic Hose and Hose Assemblies AS 1180.5-1999 Methods of test for hose made from elastomeric materials - Hydrostatic pressure Safe Work Procedure Before operating the machine, refer to the latest edition of RYCO Safe Work Procedure RH-SWP-9. (Step 1 - Preparation) Prior to switching on power, check the condition of the power cord to ensure that the plug is secure, that the cord is not damaged or frayed, and that a current electrical safety test tag attached. Ensure the electrical plug is securely fitted in the socket. This applies to both the Air Compressor and the Test Rig in general. If ...

How to use the RYCO proof test rig – Machine Operation

In this second part of this series on impulse testing, we discuss how to use the proof test rig to safely test your hydraulic equipment set up. Machine Operation Connect the assembly Prepare the connection. Select an adaptor to suit your hose assembly and fit it to the rig. Ensure you're not damaging any thread at this point. Fit your hose assembly to the rig. Use two spanners to tighten the hex, so as to not damage any parts. NOTE: When fitting an adaptor, it is vital that the connection is leak free. When the rig creates a high pressure, it does so with a minimal amount of fluid. A small leak will limit the amount of pressure that can be produced. Purge the hose Leave the other end of the hose uncapped. Open up the High Pressure valve by turning anti-clockwise, and open up the pre-fill valve by turning it to the "'on" position. Allow the fluid to vent through the hose. Cap the hose assembly Elevating the hose will ensure that all of the air is purged from ...