GEO BEET Tire Ballast

GEO BEET Tire Ballast

GEO BEET® Tire Ballast is a liquid, agricultural product made from de-sugared beet juice. When GEO BEET is used as a tire ballast it helps give tires extra traction and improves tire pulling power, balance, and stability to prevent tip-overs.

  • Compare to Rim Guard® Tire Ballast
  • Add weight at 11 pounds/gallon
  • Non-toxic and won’t harm wildlife, farm animals, pets, or crops.
  • Non-corrosive to rims, and works great with tubeless tire applications.

Description

GEO BEET® is a de-sugared beet juice additive which is blended with chlorides for road solutions including dust control. GEO BEET Tire Ballast uses the same de-sugared beet juice as a non-toxic, non-corrosive ballast for tires in farm machinery and heavy construction equipment.

  • Liquid, de-sugared beet juice
  • Provides extra tire traction and improves tire pulling power, balance, and stability to prevent tip-overs
  • Non-toxic won’t harm wildlife, farm animals, pets, or crops (in case of spills)
  • Non-corrosive to rims, works great with tubeless tire applications
  • Non-flammable
  • Very heavy – weighs about 11 lbs/gal. Given the minimum space inside the tire, it maximizes the weight per cubic inch
  • Freeze-proof to -35 degrees F

Fill Procedures

  • Fill 75% of tire
  • Take weight off tires by raising with jack stand
  • Tire stem should be at 12 o’clock location
  • Remove valve stem core (slowly)
  • Use air/water adapter kit (Slime brand)

GEO BEET TIRE BALLAST vs CALCIUM CHLORIDE

  • CaCl2 is toxic to animals,corrosive, and will kill crops
  • Geo Beet and calcium chloride weigh about the same and freeze-proof to same temperature

GEO BEET TIRE BALLAST vs METHANOL, GLYCOLS (anti-freeze or windshield fluid)

  • Methanol, glycols are highly toxic to animals
  • Methanol, glycols are flammable
  • Methanol is very light about 6.5 lbs/gal.Windshield Deicing Fluid only weighs 8 lbs/gal. Very poor utilization of the space inside the (Geo Beet weighs almost 75% more than Methanol)

GEO BEET TIRE BALLAST vs LEAD WHEEL WEIGHTS

  • Lead is very expensive, about $1.50 per pound. Geo Beet is at least 33% less expensive.

Available: 275 gallon tote, 55 gallon drum and 5 gallon pail

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