Emergency Tire Repair Products Corning 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

Goodyear Auto Service Centers
(607) 734-5103
220 W Gray St
Elmira, NY
Young''s Tires
(607) 739-0737
909 Chemung St
Horseheads, NY
Monro Muffler Brake
(607) 962-2444
368 Pulteney St
Corning, NY
Parmenter Inc.
(607) 739-3642
81 Old Ithaca Road
Horseheads, NY
Wal-Mart Supercenter 3221
(607) 535-3108
515 East 4th Street
Watkins Glen, NY
Goodyear Auto Service Center
(607) 734-5103
220 W Gray Street
Elmira, NY
Twin Tier Tire Corp
(607) 733-7044
3160 Lake Rd
Horseheads, NY
Firestone Tire & Service Centers
(607) 739-8765
Arnot Mall
Horseheads, NY
Monro Muffler
(607) 962-2444
368 W Pulteney Street
Corning, NY
Wal-Mart Supercenter 2992
(607) 937-9627
9951 Chatfield Place
Painted Post, 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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