Guide To Hydraulic Cylinder Parts: Identifying Seals, Rod, Piston & More

Almost every industry we engage with uses hydraulic cylinders in some way. From the machines that are used to build our homes, to the workout equipment we fill them with, hydraulics are everywhere. But what are the different parts to a hydraulic cylinder, and what roles do they serve? A Hydraulic cylinder is made up…

Single Acting vs Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinders: What is the Difference?

Hydraulic cylinders are an essential component in many industries, including most of Australia’s critical sectors. Hydraulic cylinders and rams all provide the power a hydraulic system needs to function, but within the category of ‘hydraulic cylinders’, there are a few key types to understand.   The major way of dividing hydraulic cylinders is between ‘single acting…

Hydraulic Cylinders 101: Everything You Need To Know

Hydraulic systems and hydraulic power is arguably one of man’s most technological and innovative feats. It allows people and industries to generate energy from fluid and movement through a relatively small form factor. Its most prominent component, the hydraulic cylinder, is the powerhouse of any hydraulic machinery.  Hydraulic cylinders are a mechanical component that uses…

RYCO 24•7’s Scania V8 Full Hydraulic Setup Royal Treatment in Sydney

RYCO 24•7’s Scania V8 Full Hydraulic Setup Royal Treatment in Sydney

Top prime mover manufacturer SCANIA  has recently launched its first-ever 50th anniversary V8 puller truck model, which promises greater heights for any freight business. In March 2020, Scania WA Executive Manager Michael Berti handed the keys of the first limited edition V8 truck sold to Matic Group Chief Executive Officer Danny Matic, who saw the…

Everything You Need to Know About Repairing Hydraulic Cylinders And Rams

Repairing a Hydraulic Cylinder

Repairing hydraulic cylinders may look like a reasonably simple task from the outside looking in but without the right tools and techniques, something as simple as repairing a hydraulic ram can become a nightmare. At RYCO 24•7 in Ingleburn we have seen and worked on just about every type of cylinder on the market, everything…

How to Maintain Hydraulic Cylinders & Rams: The Expert Guide

A hydraulic cylinder is an important piece of machinery that should be maintained regularly to ensure optimal performance. Lack of maintenance can lead to a wide variety of problems, from decreased efficiency and shortened lifespan to complete system failure. But how do you go about maintaining a hydraulic cylinder? Maintaining the oil and the lubrication,…