Global Shipping | Free Local Shipping above $49 (SG)

Sealants Comparison

When it comes to choosing a tyre sealant, there are so many options on the shelf right now with so many different types and brandings. Without any expertise or knowledge regarding tyre sealant, you would probably be staring at a shelf full of tyre sealant blankly waiting for a sales person to give you a long lecture on which tyre sealant is suitable for you. But with this article, we attempt to give you a break down on what types of tyre sealant are there in the market and what are the pros and cons for each types of sealant.

There are 3 types of tyre sealants which are aerosol tyre sealants, temporary tyre sealant and permanent tyre sealant.

Aerosol tyre sealant

Pros:

  • Easy DIY process. Requires no tools or jacks
  • Affordable
  • Foam will rapidly expand to inflate the tyre so that you can keep on driving
  • Provides you a temporary fix so that you could drive to your nearest workshop to have the tyre fix

Cons:

  • It is not a permanent fix, the flat tyre will still need to be replaced
  • Some aerosol tyre sealant are flammable
  • Some contain hazardous chemicals that will damage the tyres and corrodes the rim

Temporary tyre sealant

Pros:

  • Easy DIY process. Requires no tools or jacks
  • Low-cost
  • Provides you a temporary fix so that you could drive to your nearest workshop to have the tyre fix.

Cons:-

  • It is not a permanent fix, the flat tyre will still need to be replaced
  • Pressure might build up in the tyre causing higher risk of a blow out
  • Some sealant will solidify causing imbalance
  • Some contain hazardous chemicals that will damage the tyres and corrodes the rim
  • Seals smaller puncture 6-8mm

Permanent tyre sealant (TireCare Sealant world’s no. 1 Permanent sealant)

Pros:

  • Easy DIY process, Requires no tools or jacks
  • Permanently seals larger puncture up to 10-12mm
  • Drive until your tyre goes flat
  • Don’t need any repair on the punctured hole
  • No steering vibration and balancing problem
  • Does not solidify
  • Material is made up of natural rubber without any harmful substance that will damage the tyre or the rim

TireCare Revival Kit - Tyre Sealant

Cons:

  • High-cost

 

To sum up, most of the sealants only provide a temporary solution to your flat tyres, and the sealant can only takes you for as far as 50-100km before it begin to lose its adhesion. Only TireCare Sealant can gives you a peace of mind where you can just continue to drive without having to worry that the tyre is needed to be replaced.