National Geographic : 1933 Jul
NOW WHO ELSE WANTS BLOW-OUT PROTECTION FREE? Amazing new inventioneliminates cause of blow-outs IF YOU were offered a tire that is saving thousands of lives ... and preventing thousands of those blow-out accidents that maim and injure people . . wouldn't you be interested? And if that tire didn't cost you a penny more than stand ard tires . .. wouldn't you want it on your car right now? What causes blow-outs Today's high speeds-40, 50, 60 and 70-generate terrific heat in side your tires. Rubber and fabric begin to separate. A blister forms S. . and GROWS ... until BANG! A blow-out. And a terrible drag begins to pull your car off the high way.You can't steer! You can't stop! But now Goodrich has perfected the amazing Life-Saver Golden Ply. This invention resists the most in tense heat. Rubber and fabric don't separate. Thus blisters don't form inside the tire. Blow-outs are pre Goodrich Copyright, 1933, The B. F . Goodrich Rubber ( vented before they even start! At gruelling speeds on the world's fastest track the new Goodrich Safety Silvertown Tire, with the Life-Saver Golden Ply, lasted 3 times as long as first quality tires that did not have this feature. These Silvertowns never blew. They wore right down to the fabric, but the amazing Life-Saver Golden Ply simply refused to give. Scientific tests with leading makes of tires prove that the Good rich Silvertown has the most skid resisting tread. Its squeegee drying action gives your car extra road grip, reduces danger of skidding to a minimum. Why take chances? That blister -that blow-out in the making may be in your tire right now. Look up your Goodrich dealer in the Classified Telephone Directory. Have him put a set of Silvertowns on your car. BE SAFE! Heat starts "invisible blisters", common cause of blow-outs even in new tires. New invention makes the Safety Silvertown 3 times safer from blow-outs at high speeds. Silvertown WITH LIFE-SAVER GOLDEN PLY PRESS OF JUDD & DETWEILER,INC. WASHINGTON,D. C. ;g7 2f3 '