AUSTRALIA’S LEADING SUPPLIER OF SPECIALISED TEXTILES
Established in 1983, Ricky Richards is an industry-leading supplier of specialised textile solutions for a multitude of applications, including architectural shade sails and structures, window furnishings and wide-format print media.
With over 40 experienced employees and a sales force with extensive industry knowledge, Ricky's team of experts are trusted advisors in the specialised textiles market.
Ricky Richards maintains large stock holdings and has long-standing relationships with some of the most innovative manufacturers in the world. The company also specialises in custom designed fabrics to suit specific applications.
A family owned and operated business with a commitment to excellence in customer service, all products come with the support of the Ricky Richards team.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Ricky sun control fabrics can be used for shade sails, shade structures, awnings, umbrellas, boat covers, boat hooding and outdoor upholstery.
Bochini | A new tensile structure fabric (Type 0), Bochini is an FR-treated PVC that has a PVDF lacquer finish, which 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.
Supported by a 10-year warranty, Bochini is the only three-metre-wide Type 0 PVC available in the Australian market. A blockout version is also available.
Tensile Architecture (TA) Range | Available from Type 1 to Type 5, these extremely high-quality PVC tensile structure fabrics have a PVDF coating, are strong, stable and abrasion resistant. The complete range is waterproof, UV-stabilised and FR-treated.
Manufactured in Belgium by Sioen Industries, the Ricky TA range was specially developed for large-scale engineered structures. Supported by a 10-year and 15-year warranty respectively.
Docril | 100 percent solution-dyed acrylic, Docril fabrics can be used for awnings, umbrellas, marine projects and outdoor upholstery. The dyeing process ensures long-lasting colour. Docril fabrics are coated with Dupont Teflon and are exceptionally resistant to water, high temperatures, chemical reactions, corrosion and stress-cracking.
Ferroshade | A premium engineered shade fabric manufactured from round monofilament HDPE yarn. With no tape yarn used, you are guaranteed that this iron-strong fabric will not require ongoing maintenance. Ferroshade is available in 10 colours.
Supported by a 10-year warranty, this fabric will provide excellent protection from the elements.
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.
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.