One Piece Couplings Archives - RYCO Hydraulics
Couplings Explained

RYCO Couplings are designed and manufactured by people who know hydraulics. We manufacture hose couplings in many different styles and sizes to match RYCO hose series, with a wide range of thread and connection types.   What is a Coupling? A hose cannot be connected to a system like a hydraulic circuit without attaching a component, called a ‘coupling’, to each of its ends. When couplings are attached to the ends of a hose, it completes what is called a ‘hose assembly’. Couplings have two ends, the ‘hose end’ and the ‘connector end’. For the connector end, there are many different ‘end styles’ to choose from so that hose assemblies can be uniquely configured for the application. Connector ends can be straight or have a 30, 45, 60, 90 or 135-degree configuration. They can also have one of the various connector styles such as JSEAL™, JIC, SAE, or BSPP to name just a few of the many.   Types of Couplings Couplings are specifically matched to the hose type and series and can be one or two-pieces and are either ...