August 14, 2017

Product Safety Notification Involving Graco Xpc Auto Controllers

  • Type of Notification: Product Safety Notification
  • FM Approval Status: FM Approved

FM Approvals has been notified by Graco Inc of a potential safety concern involving FM Approved Xpc Auto Controllers. 


Company Identity:        Graco Inc.

Address:                        88-11th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413, USA

Contact information:    Industrial Technical Assistance group: 866-361-5929, x2

Product Identity:           Pro Xpc Auto Controllers models purchased between

                                       September 1, 2015 and April 20, 2017.

Models:                          24Y307 & 24Y308 marked with Series A date code

                                       (See attached Safety Alert).


FM Approval Status:    FM Approved.


Hazard Involved:  The products identified have been confirmed to have an incorrect diode installed on the Pro Xpc Auto Controller board.  Spray systems containing controller boards with these type diodes installed may produce arcs at the gun potentially resulting in ignition and possible fire.  It is advised that if you do have one of these Pro Xpc Auto Controller models that fall within the identified date code series, it must be removed from service immediately until a replacement board kit is installed.  Note:  The spray system can still be used, however, the electrostatics will not be functional.

Using This Product?

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

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825