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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

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COMPARISON OF WEIGHT/BALLAST OPTIONS

PRODUCTPOUNDS PER GALLONTYPICAL RETAIL PRICE PER POUNDSAFETY FACTORSTEMP RATINGCHARACTERISTICS
The Original Beet Juice Tire Ballast10.7-11.0$0.28Very safe-35°FNon-corrosive, environmentally safe and non-toxic. No tubes or mixing required.
Water8.3$0Very Safe+32°FCorrosive. Not an option in any climate where freezing temperatures are possible.
WeightsN/A$1-$2SafeN/AMost expensive option per pound; may place extra load demand on axles and frames depending on placement.
Calcium Chloride10.5-12.0$0.10-$0.20Corrosive and Toxic-35°FMust be mixed on-site. Can destroy rim and valve stem if leaks from tube. Highly toxic; burns skin and contaminates soil.
Windshield Washer Fluid7.8-8.3$0.23-$0.30Toxic-25°FTubes required for safety. Toxic to animals and can contaminate groundwater.
Methanol<8.0$0.20-$0.30Highly FlammableHighly FlammableMust be mixed with water. Highly flammable and weighs approximately 30% less than Beet Juice.


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The Original Beet Juice Ballast by Rim Guard safely and cost-effectively maximizes pulling power, improves lifting performance, and reduces the risk of tipping – all while protecting the wheel from corrosion unlike any other ballast. 

AGRICULTURE

Avoid exposing your livestock or crops to toxic freeze-resistant ballast. Beet Juice is animal food grade safe and won’t freeze to -35°F. Applications include:agriculture

  • Pushing and Pulling
  • Lifting and Moving
  • Disking
  • Tilling and Mulching
  • Harvesting
  • Packing Sileage


CONSTRUCTION

Beet Juice Ballast enables workers to safely and powerfully haul, lift, and excavate, while reducing the risk of tipping. Applications include:

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  • Digging
  • Lifting and Moving
  • Pushing and Pulling
  • Scraping
  • Compacting and Rolling


FORESTRY

Logging is heavy work, and Beet Juice Ballast provides the traction and stability for tractor operators to pull, lift, and stack with confidence. Applications include:

  • Cutting
  • Skidding
  • Loading

UTILITY

Whether you’re operating a compact, sub-compact or residential tractor, Beet Juice Ballast can help your utility tractor work as hard as you do. Applications include:

  • Pushing Snow
  • Pulling a Wagon
  • Lifting Rocks and Lumber
  • Brush Hogging
  • Mowing on a Hill