Welding Industries of Australia—WIA 190 WELDMATIC

Identifying features

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
Dates available for sale
  • 1 February 2011 - 8 September 2011

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission