Welding Industries of Australia—WIA 190 WELDMATIC

PRA number

2011/12801

Published date

Product description

WIA 190
Part number complete package CP131-0
Part number power supply only CP131-2

Portable GMAW (MIG) welding equipment, for welding steel, aluminium, stainless steel, with gas shielded wire or flux cored gasless wire.
Single phase 240V max output 190A 23.5V
Class1 appliance
Weldmatic 190
Identifying features
Serial numbers starting with: C1312A1110..., C1312A0111..., C1312A0311... & C1312A0411... Some of C1312A0611… and some of C1312A0711…

Other identifying numbers

Serial numbers starting with:
C1312A1110..., C1312A0111..., C1312A0311... & C1312A0411...
Some of C1312A0611… and some of C1312A0711…

What are the defects?

Due to a manufacturing assembly process error, side ventilation louvres could pierce wires from the welding transformer.

What are the hazards?

Under certain circumstances, the metal case could become electrically live, posing a risk of electric shock.

What should consumers do?

Stop using the welding machine. Contact WIA to confirm serial numbers and arrange inspection and repair at no cost to the customer.

Traders who sold this product

184 distributors throughout Australia

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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