Schrader's TPMS Training Expert, W Rippetoe To Speak At AAPEX And SEMA Events

Schrader’s TPMS Training Expert, W Rippetoe To Speak At AAPEX And SEMA Events

W Rippetoe will be giving TPMS tips and training at AAPEX Tech Talks and at SEMA's TPMS at 10 seminar.

Schrader Performance Sensors, OE manufacturer of tire pressure-monitoring systems (TPMS), has announced that its Senior Technical Lead, W Rippetoe, will be providing exclusive insights and training around the latest TPMS technology and service best practices.

On Tuesday, Oct. 30th, Rippetoe will be presenting at TIA’s “TPMS at 10” at SEMA South Hall, S115 at 10 a.m. He will highlight Schrader’s latest and greatest OE TPMS trailer technology currently available on the market. Rippetoe also will include an explanation of the basic functionalities of TPMS for trailer, features and benefits, as well as best practices during service.

On Wednesday, Oct. 31st at 2 p.m., Rippetoe will be at AAPEX giving a 30-minute “Let’s Tech” talk regarding Schrader’s NEW 90˚ EZ-sensor technology. For the first time ever, owners with wheel applications featuring 90˚ valve holes have the option to add the many safety benefits of Schrader’s TPMS technology to their vehicle. Rippetoe will touch on the various applications for the 90˚ EZ-sensor as well as installation details, including programmability. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during the last 10 minutes of the presentation.

Also at AAPEX, at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, Rippetoe will be delivering a 30-minute Let’s Tech on TPMS best practices, covering the basics of servicing TPMS.

This presentation will include topics such as the importance of conducting a “Test Before Touch” procedure before every TPMS service, replacing service kits, programming, relearning, customer engagement and more. Attendees will have the ability to ask questions during the last 10 minutes of the presentation.

No registration is required to attend these events.

Rippetoe’s career began with Schrader in 2001. He has held a variety of leadership positions for both the OE and aftermarket segments. He has delivered unparalleled training to thousands of tire technicians, service managers and shop owners throughout North America. In addition to his notable background, Rippetoe is a TIA ATS Advanced Instructor, TIA CTS Instructor, an active member of the Tire and Rim Association and a member of Tire Review’s exclusive Club 3633.

For more information on Schrader and its products, visit the company’s booth at AAPEX No. 1584 and SEMA No. 40101 or visit

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