Redmond, WA – Genie Industries, a manufacturer of lifting and material handling equipment, on July 21 issued a safety recall for certain aerial lifts, stating that the platforms may drop because of premature wear of the upper wear pads.
The organization discovered that weld debris in the boom tubes could trigger early corrosion of the pads.
The potentially affected devices have the following serial numbers:
- SX15015H-101 to 161
- SX15016H-162 to 228
- SX150H-500 to 501
- SX18014-101 to 196
- SX18015-197 to 313
- SX18016-314 to 317
- SX18016H-318 to 360
- SX180H-600 TO 602
Users with these devices are directed to order a replacement wear pad kit through the Genie website. For SX150 models, the kit product number is 1280093GT. For SX180 models, the kit product number is 1280092GT.