FREQUENT QUESTIONS

THE PRODUCT CAN BE USED IN TIRES OF ARMORED CARS?

Most of armored cars use a metal or nylon straps, which in case of a shooting, it will keep the tire in place and it will give autonomy for the person scape from the danger zone. However, the most common situation, it is a flat tire that makes the driver have to stop to change tires otherwise he will keep driving, totally destroying the tire. Our product will protect tires against punctures caused by objects up to 5 mm. It is important to remind that fixing a strapped tire is very expensive and it can only be performed in a specialized tire repair.


THE PRODUCT CAN BE USED IN CARS THAT USE RUN FLAT TIRES?

A car can run up to 50 miles at a maximum speed of 80kph with a run flat tire, however this will cause irreparable damage to the tire.The price of a run flat tire is 5 times more than a conventional tire.The run flat tire repair is very expensive and it can only be performed in a specialized tire repair.The product will protect tires against punctures and the run flat structure will protect against tears or larger punctures.


DOES THE PRODUCT DAMAGE OR CORRODE THE TIRE RUBBER

The sealant water based and also have anti-oxidant and cooling additive and beause of that, it actually helps to preserve the good conditions inside the tire.


DOES THE PRODUCT AFFECT THE STEEL BELTS OF THE TIRES ANDRIMS?

No. The product is water based, therefore it has in it is antioxidant formula protected as metal parts of the wheels and tires.


DOES THE PRODUCT AFFECT THE CALIBRATION?

No. The product helps to maintain the calibration sealing the natural rubber microporous. Calibrating with the product is the same indicated on the vehicle.


IT IS VERY HARD TO REMOVE THE PRODUCT FROM TIRE /WHEEL?

No. Just give it a water jet and the product comes out easily.


CAN I APPLY IN ANY KIND OF TIRE AND IN ANY CONDITION OF USE?

For Car, Trucks and Buses the product is only for tubeless tires. For motorcycles it can be used in both, tube and tubeless tires. Also the tire must be in good conditions.


DOES THE PRODUCT CLOG THE VALVES?

The product doesn't clog the valves. It is important, however, jetwash with air the valve after the sealant application before reinstalling the valve core to clean any product residue.


CAN I REUSE THE PRODUCT WHEN CHANGING THE TIRE?

You shouldn't reuse, because there is always a loss of product during disassembling the tire, besides the risk of contamination.


CAN I APPLY IN CARS WITH CALIBRATION SENSOR (TPMS)?

Yes in most cases, however there are some models of sensors that are sealed not allowing the passage of liquid sealant.To know if the sensor allows the product or not, a wire of approximately 15 cm. If it isn't possible to introduce 6 to 7 cm, the product should not be applied.


DOES THE SEALANT SEAL A MOTORCYCLE TUBE TIRE?

Yes. The product tire vaccine can be applied in tube and tubeless tire. For tubeless tires the sealing capacity for punctures caused by 6 mm object and up to 3 mm for tube tires, it depends on the quality and condition of use of the tube tire.


DOES THE PRODUCT ALLOWS RETREADING?

Yes. Besides, the product will increase the number of retreads,because it will keep the tire’s structure well preserved.


HOW DOES THE WARRANTY WORK?

The product is guaranteed for 1 year and is 4-year validity. If a problem occurs, a technical report should be drawn up to evaluate if the product failed. If proven product failure the company shall take the necessary action.


WHY DOES THE PRODUCT INCREASE THE TIRE USEFUL LIFE?

Because the product keeps the tire calibrated for a longer time with the correct pressure in addition to disperse the peak heating (less soft rubber spend less).


CAN I BALANCE THE WHEELS WITH PRODUCT IN THE TIRE?

Yes. It is possible to perform the balancing of wheels with the sealant applied on the tire by following a simple procedure developed by Xtire both on site as column.


WHY DOES THE PRODUCT REDUCES THE FUEL CONSUMPTION?

Because the product maintains the tires longer calibrated with the correct pressure.


DOES THE PRODUCT SEAL TEARS IN THE TIRES?

No. The product only seal punctures in the tread area. Tears or punctures in the shoulder orside wall of the tire are not sealed by the product.


DOES THE PRODUCT CAUSES THE WHEEL TO DISBALANCE?

The product doesn't affect the balance of the whole wheel-tire set, because it is applied a small amount of product in each tire. Our dosage ranges from 150 ml to 250 ml per tire


DOES THE PRODUCT APPLICATION INVALIDATES THE TIRE WARRANTY?

No. We have a document from Bridgestone which states that Xtire sealant does not invalidate the warranty of the tire. The same can be applied to the other tire brands. However as the interpretation of other manufacturers may be different, if a problem occurs with the tire, it is recommended that the sealant must be removed before triggering the warranty.


CAN I APPLY THE PRODUCT IN FLAT TIRES OR OBJECT IN THE TIRE?

No. The product is preventive, so it must be applied in tires without punctures or punctures repaired. The sealant application on flat tires may not be effective, since it is not possible to know the size of the puncture or the internal damage. The seal may not occur efficiently, causing product loss, compromising future seals.


CAN I CALIBRATE WITH NITROGEN?

Yes. Calibrating with the product is the same indicated on the vehicle.