Hitachi Australia Pty Ltd—Hitachi Inverter Welding Machine

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 defects?

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

What are the hazards?

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

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.

Hitachi Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

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

Where the product was sold

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission