GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Jul. 8, 1957


Turf Blotter. A self-propelled machine that soaks up excess moisture from golf greens, grass-covered playing fields and hard-surfaced tennis courts is being sold by West Point Products Corp. A roller made of 24 cellulose sponges absorbs the water, squeezes it into a disposal pan. Cost: $475.

Balanced Tire. U.S. Rubber Co. has developed what it calls the first passenger ire with a built-in permanent balance. The tubeless tire, called the "Safti-Flight," contains a wide, dense strip of rubber that runs completely around the nside rim and is buffed out in spots to balance the tire. List price: $67.15 for...

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