Slime offers sealant for tubeless-ready tires

By Stephen Frothingham

SAN LUIS OBSIPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Slime is now offering a sealant developed specifically for tubeless ready tires.

The new STR formula is a low-viscosity, allergen-free latex that the compant says provides for longer lasting liquid protection with wider coverage. The new sealant will cover multiple punctures up to 1/4-inch and is CO2 compatible.

“We used technology from our auto division to formulate a longer lasting sealant. We’ve made it easier for riders to not worry about refilling their sealant every few months,” said Slime’s director of marketing and innovation, Patrick Mallon. “Our unique allergen-free blend allows the use of CO2 inflators without the sealant clumping up in the tire.”

STR sealant has a new feature Slime calls Web-tech, which utilizes micro-fibers and special tactifying agents to better seal larger punctures. Full sealant dispersion gives wider coverage for improved contact between tire and rim.

STR sealant is available in 3oz, 8oz, 16oz, 32oz and 1 gallon sizes, which retail for $4.99, $10.99, $16.99, $27.99 and $64.99, respectively.

The 8oz, 16oz, 32oz and 1 gallon bottles include an application tube with a presta valve adapter that attaches directly to the bottle and the valve stem. The 3oz will be in a …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News