Needling tires allows for better temperature control which helps tires last longer saving you money. The Allstar Tire Needler perforates tire surfaces for better traction. The steel roller is 2″ wide with a series of 1/4″ tall needles in straight pin rows. The needler comes complete with a 5″ wooden ergonomic handle allowing for hours of tireless tire prepping. We ask that you use caution when handling and storing this tool, pins are needle sharp and can easily puncture skin.