Emergency Tire Repair Products Suffern 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

All Season Tire & Auto Center
(845) 783-2281
192 State Route 17M
Harriman, NY
Bergenfield Exxon Service Center
(201) 384-0078
60 N Washington Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ
Goodyear-Kirk'S Little Falls
(973) 256-5757
117 Main Street
Little Falls, NJ
Firestone Complete Auto Care
(201) 368-2866
529 Market Street
Saddle Brook, NJ
RJT Motorist Service
(914) 288-5630
101 Westmoreland Avenue
White Plains, NY
Al's Tire Shop
(973) 278-1730
85 Marshall Street
Paterson, NJ
Bergen Tire of Wyckoff
(201) 794-7595
100 State Route 46
Elmwood Park, NJ
CODI & Sons Tire & Auto Service
(845) 623-0081
9 Seeger Drive
Nanuet, NY
Firestone Complete Auto Care
(973) 423-2445
490 Haledon Avenue
Haledon, NJ
Firestone Complete Auto Care
(201) 487-7023
541 River Street
Hackensack, NJ

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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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