TIA to Offer Certified ETS Training in July


The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will offer its only Certified Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) Technician training class of the year, July 11-15, 2022, in Garner, Iowa. Participants are encouraged to sign up today to ensure a spot in the five-day, 300-level certification course.

TIA Now Taking Bookings for Earthmover Tyre Training

The class is targeted at experienced off-the-road tyre and wheel-service professionals. Previous attendance in TIA’s Basic Commercial Tire Service (CTS) and Basic Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) classes are prerequisites for taking the course.

Course work will cover:

- Safety guidelines, including personal protective equipment (PPE), safe lifting and heatstroke/frostbite identification and prevention;

- Speed restrictions, dual-tyre guidelines, dual- and single-tyre matching guidelines, tyre mixing recommendations, temperature and inflation pressure, rim-to-tyre fitment, TPMS/TKPH and tyre/rim assembly weight; and

- Demounting, mounting and inflation procedures for a tubeless OTR tyre on one-piece, three-piece and five-piece rims.

Tuition is $1,295.00 and does not include hotel accommodation. For hotel information and to register, visit https://www.tireindustry.org/certified-ets-technician-training.

For questions about the course, contact TIA’s Training Department at training@tireindustry.org.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.

Email: david.wilson@retreadingbusiness.com

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