22 March 2019
Jet Bandsaws: JWBS-15M, JWBS-18M, JWBS-20M
Product IdentifiersSold from May 2017 to 20 March 2019 Jet Woodworking Bandsaws, Model JWBS-15M Serial No 17020001 to 17020012 and 18070001 to 18070012 Jet Woodworking Bandsaw - model JWBS18M Serial No 17020001 to 17020012 and 18070001 to 18070012 Jet Woodworking Bandsaw - model JWBS20M Serial No 18070002
Machine possibly not earthed correctly. Caused by failure of a star washer to penetrate the powder coat causing a bad earth connection to the chassis of the machine. Electrical Hazard due to possible lack of earth.
What to do...
If in private use please contact Carbatec to arrange a "Test and Tag" as soon as possible. Alternatively an Electrician can check the machine. Do not use until tagged or checked by an electrician. Any failure of Test and Tag or check by electrician then please call Carbatec to arrange repair. If in commercial use, please ensure the machine has a current "Test and Tag". If it has a current pass then it is OK. Please advise Carbatec that it passes Test and Tag. If in commercial use and not "tagged" please arrange to have it "Test and Tagged" immediately. Advise Carbatec of result please.