Emergency Tire Repair Products Canandaigua NY

A flat tire at a jobsite is no fun. Thinner, less robust utility trailer tires are especially vulnerable. Tow vehicles routinely throw objects into the path of trailers, and when trailers veer toward a road's shoulder, they encounter all kinds of puncture-ready debris.

Local Companies

Trombleys Tire & Auto
(315) 536-3328
143 E Elm St
Penn Yan, NY
Monro Muffler Brake
(585) 924-4590
7387 State Route 96
Victor, NY
Kost Tire/Muffler
2565 Rochester Road
Canandaigua, NY
Monro Muffler
(585) 924-4590
7387 Victor Pittsford Road
Victor, NY
Parmenter Tire
(315) 781-3291
1800 Route 14 North
Geneva, NY
Big Mike's Auto Repair
(315) 331-7668
5410 State Route 31 West
Newark, NY
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.
(315) 789-7777
3635 Berry Fields Rd
Geneva, NY
Wal-Mart
(585) 394-5300
4238 Recreation Dr
Canandaigua, NY
Tire Rack
(315) 331-5744
220 E Union Street
Newark, NY
Geneva Foreign & Sports Inc
(315) 789-4575
2787 Rt 14 North
Geneva, NY

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Source: TOOLS OF THE TRADE Magazine
Publication date: September 21, 2008

By Michael Morris

A flat tire at a jobsite is no fun. Thinner, less robust utility trailer tires are especially vulnerable. Tow vehicles routinely throw objects into the path of trailers, and when trailers veer toward a road's shoulder, they encounter all kinds of puncture-ready debris.

Accessories Marketing Inc., the maker of Slime emergency tire repair products familiar to bicyclists, now offers a way to prevent flats in trailer tires. Users can pre-load tubeless trailer tires with Slime Tire Sealant, a viscous, nondrying liquid containing fibers that act like platelets in blood. When a puncture occurs, the escaping air forces the fibers into the opening, where they congeal to form a durable plug.

The nontoxic, nonaerosol sealant can temporarily heal multiple punctures at a time and seal holes up to one-quarter inch. After a tire is refilled, it's ready for normal use until a permanent repair is made, which the manufacturer recommends for safety and is required to restore most tire warranties.

The sealant fills through a tire's air valve, and it remains active in a tire for up to two years. It is available in 16-ounce squeeze bottles for onboard emergency kits, one-gallon and five-gallon containers, and 55-gallon drums. A Smart Repair Kit is also available that includes sealant, a12-volt air compressor, and a tire-pressure gauge. 888-457-5463. www.slime.com .

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