FM Approvals has been made aware of a non-FM Approved Shandong Lede Machinery Co., Ltd grooved end coupling that has been sold through distribution in South Korea bearing the FM Approvals certification mark.
Company Identity: Shandong Lede Machinery Co., Ltd
Name: Mr. Wen Feng Guo
Address: No. 3998 West Weinhuan N Road, Weicheng District,
Weifang City, Shandong Province 261057, China
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org and +86 5368167916
Product Identity: Gasketed Pipe Fittings
Description: Rigid Grooved End Pipe Couplings
Make/Model: Model XGQT4 Fast Connect Coupling (See Fig. 1)
Sizes: 1-1/4, 1-1/2, 2, 2-1/2, 76.1 mm, 3, 4, 5, 165.1 mm
and 6 inch
FM Approval Status: Not FM Approved
Hazard Involved: FM Approvals was made aware that several thousand units of the Model XGQT4 Fast Connect Couplings were shipped to and installed in South Korea bearing the FM Approvals certification mark. This specific model of coupling (XGQT4) is not FM Approved. It is believed that the couplings were only shipped to South Korea.