La-Tex Rubber & Specialties

La-Tex Rubber & Specialties

La-Tex Rubber & Specialties, Inc. is an industrial supply business established in 1982. We specializ We carry a wide range of specialty fittings.

We specialize in hydraulic hoses, hydraulic fittings, discharge and suction hoses, air hoses, food grade hose, etc. We repair hydraulic cylinders of all types. Custom tarps made to order for many applications.


We are happy to announce that La-Tex has been sold to Bay Area Gasket and Supply. The new company will be supplying the same services that we offered and a larger selection of products to service the Lake Area.
To all of our customers over the years , THANK YOU for supporting us since 1982 !!


The funeral arrangements for Nelson :
Hixson Funeral home in Westlake. Wednesday visitation 4-8pm. Funeral services 12pm-3pm Thursday.
La-Tex will be closed Thursday so we can honor the best hose man in SWLA.


Had to say goodbye to Mr. Nelson this past weekend. We are gonna miss this guy... Heaven just got a little bit more fun! RIP James Nelson Robertson. If you’d like to donate to help with funeral expenses - let us know. Details on the ceremony will be announced as they are made available.


It’s messy and cold but YES we are open !! Come and see us


This guy gets it done ... bring us your broken cylinders ... big or small — we can do it ...

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Come see us for hydraulic hoses made in house and for your hydraulic cylinder repairs!!

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Our building may not be pretty but we make pretty hoses. We are open 730 to 4 PM Monday through Friday and available for after hours call out. Call or come by 828 4th Ave. in Lake Charles, 337-436-0955


Sorry - La-Tex will be closed today September 28 so that we can do inventory


We are open — making hoses IN HOUSE while you wait .. 8am-4pm M-F.. stocked up with fittings and hose.. best team in town. 828 4th Avenue, Lake Charles, LA.


We are open today-Saturday- until NOON....


Universal Hydraulic fluid ... come by 828 4th Ave 70601 or call 337-436-0955


We are open !! We can accept Credit cards and cash.. 8-4 pm M-F come by!!
Hydraulic Hoses and Cylinder repair.


Just made our first hoses come by I’d you need a hose ....


Going to get some generators running and hope to be making hoses soon.. I’ll keep you posted ...


We at La-Tex wish we could offer services right now but unfortunately we got hit HARD at the shop... we will get back to work as soon as we can. ✌️❤️ please be careful.


Silicon fabric insulation blankets with fiberglass insulation filler.... yep we make them per your specifications.... call for a quote 337-436-0955

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We make our hydraulic hoses IN HOUSE AND while you wait .... come by to get your hose made so you can get back to work without the wait and without being overcharged .... Yes we are open... Come and visit with Mr. Nelson - the best hose man in SWLA...


Can’t wait until we get back to normal work conditions but we are open ... call us or come by

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YES !!!!!! We are OPEN....
we can make a custom size tarp for all kinds of equipment... call us for an estimate 337-436-0955. 7am-4:30 pm M-F

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Need custom (weird) stuff ? Call us (337)-436-0955 — shown— beveled rubber used as water channeling strip.

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Yes , we do custom metal fabrication ... call us or come by to talk shop and have a cup of coffee. 7am-4:30pm M-F.

Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors Because of a Repair Ban 03/05/2020


Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors Because of a Repair Ban As of 2020, no right to repair law has passed in the US. But more than 20 states are considering legislation similar to Nebraska's, and Bernie Sanders and El...

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Cold galvanized spray and adhesive products in stock for your home improvement projects ... come by the shop and visit — free shop tours!


Oxygen, Acetylene, Argon regulators .... your pick $90.... we also REPAIR regulators ...come by the shop 828 4th Avenue, Lake Charles 7am-4:30 M-F

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4” suction and 4” discharge hose in stock .. call or come by for pricing 337-436-0955


Premium discharge hose (Petroleum/water) with cam and groove fittings .. call or come by for a quote ..337-436-0955


Yes we can fix your bent cylinder shaft ! Come by for a free estimate! 337-436-0955


Just doing some custom metal work ...
We do custom here ..Service.Quality. Honest. Fair. — come see us at La-Tex Rubber and SPECIALTIES.


Merry Christmas from our Team to yours !


Hydraulic Fluid 5 gallon buckets standard $39 and AW-68 premium - $47.
Come and see us !! Monday -Friday 7am-4:30pm 828 4th Ave,
Lake Charles, LA, 70605


Not quite but sometimes ...


This cylinder’s barrel was so big it had an echo ... sound on! Call us today for your cylinder repairs.. 337-436-0955

Photos from La-Tex Rubber & Specialties's post 10/14/2019

Yes !! We repaired this monster ... 9” rod x 14 feet long .... for all your cylinder repairs and fabrication ... 337-436-0955 ... let us help you get back to work!


Need a big nut broken loose?
The Nut-Buster can take care of it ... wait til the 16 second mark... call us at 337-436-0955 M-F 7am-4:30pm for ALL of your cylinder needs 💪


Custom fabricated Expansion Joints made to order right here in our shop! call for a quote or come by. (337)-436-0955.
828 4th Avenue, Lake Charles, LA.
Quality and Service specialists since 1982.

Timeline photos 09/17/2019

Another Specialty product made right here in the shop per customer specifications —- call us for your specialty product.
337-436-0955 !


Attention! Boaters !! We sell UHMW (Ultra High Molecular Weight) material — this super hard plastic works great on your boat trailer skids. This material is super slick and tough. Attach the UHMW to the skids and never worry about it again. Call for a quote ! 337-436-0955


Need a cylinder fabricated ? Yep we do that... . We can probably fabricate a cylinder cheaper than you can buy a replacement ... come by for a quote 7am-4:30pm Monday - Friday

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We repair acetylene and oxygen regulators,torch heads, mixers — quick turnaround ! Call or come by 828 4th Avenue, 70601. (337) 436-0955 7am-4:30pm M-F.

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828 4th Avenue
Lake Charles, LA

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm

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