Canada Ditches Lead Wheel Weights for a Greener Future!

Jan 15, 2024 | Tire Balancing

On February 3, 2024, Canada took a significant leap towards a greener and safer automotive industry by officially banning the importation and manufacturing of lead wheel weights. Recognizing the environmental hazards and potential health risks associated with lead, this bold move is a giant stride towards a cleaner, healthier future. 

A Leap Toward a Greener Tomorrow: Canada’s Ban on Lead Wheel Weights

The ban on lead wheel weights, known for their dense yet malleable nature, may present challenges for fleets, dealers, and technicians. However, fear not! We bring you an innovative, domestically made solution that not only aligns with environmental sustainability but also outperforms its predecessors in every aspect – Counteract Balancing Beads. 

Counteract Balancing Beads: The Eco-Friendly Solution

For over 27 years, Counteract has been at the forefront of revolutionizing tire balancing. These beads are not just environmentally safe but also offer superior performance, a visually appealing solution, and are proudly made in the USA. Counteract Balancing Beads are the answer to the impending lead weight ban, ensuring a seamless transition for all automotive enthusiasts and industry professionals.  But why choose Counteract? Apart from being an eco-friendly alternative, Counteract Balancing Beads boast a user-friendly design that is cost-effective in the long run. Say goodbye to the limitations and drawbacks of lead weights and embrace a balancing solution that’s not only efficient but also aesthetically pleasing. 

Why Counteract Balancing Beads Are the Future

Counteract doesn’t just stop at environmental consciousness; it’s a time-saving champion! On average, Counteract saves over 5 minutes per wheel in labor compared to traditional wheel weight balancing procedures. Efficiency, performance, and a greener future – Counteract Balancing Beads check all the boxes.  Now is the time for change, and Counteract is ready to lead the way. With full-scale production ensuring an abundant supply to meet the balancing needs of both Canada and the United States, the shift towards a cleaner and more efficient tire balancing solution has never been more enticing.  Make the smart choice for your wheels and the environment. Make the switch to Counteract Balancing Beads today – paving the way for a smoother, greener tomorrow!  Find out more here: Canada Gazette, Part 2, Volume 157, Number 4: Prohibition of the Manufacture and Importation of Wheel Weights Containing Lead Regulations 

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