Fixed Base Production Router and Router Bases

PORTER-CABLE 3-1/4 HP Fixed Base Production Router and Router Bases

PORTER-CABLE 7518, 7519, 7519EC and 22-7519-60 Routers

PORTER-CABLE 75361 Router Bases

 

PORTER-CABLE has identified a safty issue with the bases on some 3-1/4 HP fixed base production routers. The router bas does not have insultated gripping surfaces, and could present a shock hazard.

 

The following models are affected:

PORTER-CABLE Speedmatic 3-1/4 HP Five-Speed Router Model 7518

PORTER-CABLE Speedmatic 3-1/4 HP Router, Model 7519

PORTER-CABLE Speedmatic 3-1/4 Router with extended chuck, Model 7519EC

PORTER-CABLE Speedmatic High Voltage 3-1/4 HP Router, Model 22-7519-60

PORTER-CABLE Router Base, Model 75361

Affected models have date codes before 2014 14 and have uninsulated handles on the base.

  • The model number can be found on the nameplate of the motor or bare base. The date codes can only be found on the motor nameplate.
  • The improved base will be readily identifiable be the insulated gripping surface on the handles.

If your router or base is affected, STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY, and call toll free

1-888-344-7973

Between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or email: support.portercable@sbdinc.com for information about a free replacement router base.

 

Recall done in cooperation with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Post Until November 5, 2014