Hitachi Inverter Welding Machine recall

If the product is not used according to instructions there is a risk of fire and burn injuries.
 
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  • Updated:11 Jan 2012
 

01.Hitachi Inverter Welding Machine recall

Product description

Hitachi Inverter Welding Machines for TIG or MIG

Identifying features

Manufactured between 1989 and 1995
Model numbers:
300A AD-GPV - 20 units
300A AD-GPVE - 48 units
300A AD-GP2VE - 60 units
350A DT-CX2VE - 2 units
350A DT-CXP2V - 41 units
350A DT-CXP2VE - 15 units
350A DT-CAP2VE - 41 units
500A DT-CXP2V - 1 unit
500A DT-CXP2VE - 1 unit

TOTAL: 229 units

What are the hazards?

If the product is not used according to instructions there is a risk of fire and burn injuries.

What are the defects?

If the welder is used exceeding its rated capacity, a flame may erupt from around the power switch.

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Lincoln Electric Company (Australia) Pty. Ltd 35 Bryant Street, Padstow, Sydney, NSW 2211 Phone: 1300 728 Web: www.lincolnelectric.com.au

Supplier

Hitachi Australia Pty Ltd

What should consumers do?

Contact Hitachi Australia 1800 HITACHI or +61 (2) 9888 4100 to confirm model name and serial numbers.

Hitachi wishes to advise and warn owners that the hazard may arise when this product is misused by exceeding its maximum rated capacity.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

AWJ_4-11_Hitachi_v5.pdf (380.8 KB)
 
 

 

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