Venco Direct Drive and Venco Number 7 Pottery Wheels

SIAR Code: 30194
Category: Motor Vehicles, Parts & Accessories
Source: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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Publication Date: Oct 21, 2019
Risk Level: Other
Product Description: Venco Direct Drive
Supplied between 2006 and 2019

Venco Number 7 Pottery Wheels
Supplied between 1999 and 2007

Craft machinery used by commercial potters, schools and educational institutions, and hobbyists.
Product Brand: GP & GF Hill
Defect Description: Hazardous voltage could reach a conductive part of the foot pedal if wires inside the foot pedal become detached from the potentiometer (small grey or blue plastic device), or corroded as a result of moisture, and then touch a metal rod at the top of the pedal. Wires can also twist and potentially break if the nut at the back of the pedal becomes loose.
Recommendations / Warnings: Immediately stop using the product, contact a Venco Agent to arrange inspection by a licensed electrical contractor and repair, if required.
Risks: Electric shock