Emergency Tire Repair Products Watertown 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

Carthage Tire
(315) 493-2521
127 N Mechanic Street
Carthage, NY
Monro Muffler Brake
(315) 493-1443
5 N Broad St
Carthage, NY
Sears Auto Center
(315) 785-6395
21182 Salmon Run Mall Loop W
Watertown, NY
Monro Muffler Brake and Service
(315) 493-1443
5 North Broad Street
Carthage, NY
Sears Roebuck & Co.
(315) 785-6390
1300 Arsenal St
Watertown, NY
Cheney Tire
(315) 788-6840
839 State Street%2C %23 5
Watertown, NY
Mavis Discount Tire
(315) 788-3480
918 Arsenal St
Watertown, NY
Sam's Club
(315) 786-8602
County Route 202
Watertown, NY
Cheney Tire
(315) 788-6840
839 State Street
Watertown, NY
Cole Muffler #103
(315) 785-8462
1662 State St
Watertown, 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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