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Beet Juice is Better

Rim Guard Beet Juice is the optimal tire ballast for both new and antique farm tractors, front-end loaders, commercial back hoes, skid steers, all-terrain forklifts, road graders, compactors/rollers and all types of utility tractors. Based on a proprietary formulation that begins with a byproduct of sugar beet processing, The Original Beet Juice Ballast overcomes the drawbacks of other options.

  • Heaviest non-corrosive liquid ballast on the market
  • Costs 75% less than typical weights
  • Non-toxic, biodegradable and water soluble
  • Freeze-resistant to -35°F
  • Effective with or without tubes

 

Check out the new video interview from Ask Tractor Mike that explores Why Beet Juice May Be the Best Ballast for Tires.

COMPARISON OF WEIGHT/BALLAST OPTIONS

ProductPounds Per GallonTypical Retail Price Per PoundSafety FactorsTemp RatingCharacteristics
The Original Beet Juice Tire Ballast 10.7-11.0 $0.28 Very safe -35°F Non-corrosive, environmentally safe and non-toxic. No tubes or mixing required.
Water 8.3 $0 Very Safe +32°F Corrosive. Not an option in any climate where freezing temperatures are possible.
Weights N/A $1-$2 Safe N/A Most expensive option per pound; may place extra load demand on axles and frames depending on placement.
Calcium Chloride 10.5-12.0 $0.10-$0.20 Corrosive and Toxic -35°F Must be mixed on-site. Can destroy rim and valve stem if leaks from tube. Highly toxic; burns skin and contaminates soil.
Windshield Washer Fluid 7.8-8.3 $0.23-$0.30 Toxic -25°F Tubes required for safety. Toxic to animals and can contaminate groundwater.
Methanol <8.0 $0.20-$0.30 Highly Flammable Highly Flammable Must be mixed with water. Highly flammable and weighs approximately 30% less than Beet Juice.

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