Emergency Tire Repair Products Glens Falls 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

Kost Tire/Muffler
(518) 580-1100
145 S Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY
Mavis Discount Tire
(914) 984-2500
145 S Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY
Firestone Tire & Service Center
657 UPPER GLEN ST
Queensbury, NY
Midas Queensbury
518-792-5803
333 Quaker Road
Queensbury, NY
Sears Store #6615
(518) 745-2300
Aviation Rd
Glens Falls, NY
Corrigan''s Discount Tires
(518) 747-4162
1104 Dix Ave
Hudson Falls, NY
Warren Tire Service Center Inc
(518) 761-9439
110 Warren St
Glens Falls, NY
Sears Auto Center
(518) 745-2386
Aviation Rd
Glens Falls, NY
Midas
518-792-5803
333 Quaker Road
Queensbury, NY
Warren Tire Service Center
(518) 743-1416
14 Lafayette St
Queensbury, 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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