AUSTRALIA’S LEADING SUPPLIER OF SPECIALISED TEXTILES
Established in 1983, Ricky Richards is a family owned and operated business that has grown to become Australia’s leading supplier of specialised textiles. Ricky offers the highest quality textiles, along with a commitment to large stock holdings and excellence in customer service.
Relying on almost four decades of experience in providing the best selection of textiles in Australia, Ricky is your most trusted source for a variety of products. From substrates for digital printing to blinds and awning fabric to commercial shade cloth, marine upholstery fabric and Australian made canvas, Ricky have the textile solution to suit any project.
Due to large stock holdings and a focus on customer partnerships, the Ricky priority is to fill your order as quickly and efficiently as possible. Most orders can be filled within twenty-four hours and can be shipped anywhere in Australia too. Every Ricky textile comes with the support of the friendly and efficient sales and customer service team.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Ricky sun control fabrics can be used for shade sails, shade structures, awnings, umbrellas, boat covers, boat hooding and even outdoor upholstery.
A percentage of sales from all Ricky Richards shade fabrics are donated to Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA) to support vital research and help them reach their goal of zero deaths from melanoma.
Bochini | Type 0 tensile structure fabric, Bochini is an FR treated PVC that has a PVDF lacquer finish on both sides. This product is ideal for lightweight tensioned structures, marquees and tents. Available in 11 colours with four colours directly inspired by Colorbond®, there is an option to suit everyone. Not only supported by a 10-year warranty, Bochini is available in three-metre wide rolls and a block out version has also been released.
Outlook | These mesh fabrics are known for sun control while still allowing in the cool breezes and uninterrupted views, except for Mode Zero that gives you an option for complete visual block out. Ideal for blinds and awnings, the entire collection is manufactured using Dow Ecolibrium™ bio-based plasticisers in their formulation which allows the Outlook brand to be a cleaner mesh option. The many benefits of this include a reduction to greenhouse gas emissions. And with 98 percent of the plasticisers derived from non-fossil fuel feed stock, that means up to 0.0980 litres of petroleum is saved with every square metre of Outlook mesh purchased.
Colours include a selection inspired by Colorbond® which means you can match any outdoor theme and all Outlook fabrics are supported by a full 10-year warranty.
Docril® | 100 percent solution dyed acrylic, Docril® fabrics can be used for awnings, umbrellas, marine projects and outdoor upholstery. The solution dyed process ensures long lasting colour. Docril® fabrics are supported by full 10-year warranty, coated with Dupont Teflon® and have exceptional resistance to water, high temperatures, chemical reaction, corrosion and stress-cracking.
Solterior FR | A solution dyed fire-retardant polyester that is produced from recycled PET drink bottles. Solterior FR is manufactured in Japan and is ideal for commercial awnings and market umbrellas. As mentioned, it is fire retardant, as well as being RoHS compliant, waterproof and UV stabilized. Available in 10 colours and backed by a 5-year warranty.
Ferroshade® | This iron strong shade fabric is made with a knitted HDPE round monofilament yarn, and once installed it will require no ongoing maintenance. Ferroshade® can be used for commercial growing and provides wind protection in the horticulture industry. Like all Ricky shade fabrics, Ferroshade® is ideal for shade sails and structures at various locations, including car parks, playgrounds, theme parks, swimming pools, sporting areas, schools and council recreation areas, as well as for all domestic applications. Ferroshade® is available in 10 colours
and supported by a 5-year warranty.
Coolshade | A commercial grade fabric that offers up to 95 percent shade and is mould and mildew resistant. Ideal for small to medium size shade projects, Coolshade is 100 percent recyclable, available in 12 popular colours and supported by a 10-year warranty.