November 24, 2014

AUMA Actuator Models May Be Missing Locking Screws and Sealing Washers

  • Type of Notification: Unauthorized Product Modification
  • FM Approval Status: FM Approved

Alert Summary

FM Approvals received a product notice as issued from AUMA Actuators, Inc. The notice alerts users that certain AUMA actuator models may be missing locking screws and sealing washers associated with the 100mm x 135mm frame adaptor.

Company Identity

AUMA Actuators, Inc.

Address

100 Southpoint Blvd.
Canonsburg, PA 15317, USA

Contact information

Garry Freiss, Service Manager
724-743-2862, Ext. 234
garry.freiss@AUMA-USA.com

Product Identity

Electric Actuator Model Numbers SA(R)ExC07.1, SA(R)ExC07.5, SA(R)ExC10.1, SA(R)ExC14.1, SA(R)ExC14.5, and SA(R)ExC16.1 in versions NORM with electrical connection type SE or KE.

FM Approval Status

FM Approved with the following ratings:

Explosionproof for Class I, Division 1, Groups BCD
T4 Ta = 40°C, T3C Ta = 60°C

Explosionproof for Class I, Zone 1, Group IIB+H2
T4 Ta = 40°C, T3 Ta = 60°C

Explosionproof for Class I, Division 1, Groups CD
T4 Ta = 40°C, T3C Ta = 60°C

Explosionproof for Class I, Zone 1, Group IIB
T4 Ta = 40°C, T3 Ta = 60°C

Dust-ignitionproof for Class II, III, Division 1, Groups EFG
T4 Ta = 40°C, T3C Ta = 60°C,
Type 4 / 6

Hazard Involved:

As a result of the missing locking screws and sealing washers, the threaded flameproof joint is compromised and the unit no longer meets the Explosion-proof and Dust-ignition-proof classifications described above, and may present a property risk for users.

Enclosure

AUMA Important Product Notice

Using This Product?

If you suspect that you are in possession of any of the affected equipment listed above bearing the FM Approvals certification marking, please bring it to the attention of:

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825

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