Lincoln Electric Company—350A Innershield Welding Gun

PRA number

2008/10503

Published date

Product description

Part Number K126.Part Number:K126, manufactured in Australia and sold in Australia and New Zealand from January 2007 to November 2008. The welding guns may also have been sold individually or as part of a wire feeder kit under the following part numbers:
K26131A1 LN-25 Pro inc bonus K126 Gun
K449A1 LN-25 inc bonus K126 Gun. Manufactured in Australia and sold in Australia and New Zealand from January 2007 to November 2008.
Welding guns are used only in specialised welding industry applications in Australia and New Zealand and are not sold to the general public.
Identifying features
These torches are fitted with a black anodised trigger housing embossed with “LINCOLN”, and have no batch code labels on the gun or trigger cable.

Other identifying numbers

These torches are fitted with a black anodised trigger housing embossed with “LINCOLN”, and have no batch code labels on the gun or trigger cable.

What are the defects?

Manufacturing defect in the gun trigger assembly causing the user to be exposed to the gun trigger circuit of the wire feeder, resulting in electric shock.

What are the hazards?

Electric shock

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately cease using the K126 welding guns fitted with black anodised trigger housings and return them to the nearest authorised Lincoln Authorised Service Facility for inspection and repair. Phone 1300 728 720 (in Australia) or 0800 935 369 (in New Zealand)to obtain the location of your nearest Lincoln Authorised Service Facility to arrange for the repair or write to The National Customer Services Manager, The Lincoln Electrical Company (Australia) Pty Ltd., PO Box 4171, Milperra Post Centre, NSW 1891

Supplier

Lincoln Electric Company

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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