ALPHA1 L / UPS3

End-of-Life Information
Grundfos ALPHA1 L and UPS3 must be disposed of according to local regulations by using a public or private waste collection service. If this is not possible, contact the nesrest Grundfos company or service workshop.

Safety Risk

  • Safety risk related to materials used
    There is no risk for people during the disassembly process posed by the materials used in the product.
    It's recommended to empty the pump for water before start dismantling.
  • Safety risk related to handling the product
    Care should be taken when handling the pump due to the weight.
  • Caution: Persons with pacemakers who disassemble this product shall exercise care when handling magnetic materials embedded in the rotor.

Disassembly of the Product
The main materials of the components are:

  • Copper
  • Cast Iron
  • Stainless steel
  • Aluminium
  • Electronic components
  • Composite materials

The pump can be recycled to a large extend – depending on the national possibilities for recycling.

The pump is assembled by using screws and click function and can be disassembled with standard tools.
There are no loose parts inside the motor

Pos.ComponentMaterialEN/DIN
1Control boxComposite, PC-GF10 FR 
 Control electronicsPCB with SMD components 
 Control box heat sinkAluminium 
2Front foil  LEXAN 8A13F 
3Stator housingAluminium, silumin 
4StatorCopper wire 
 Stator laminationLaminated iron 
5Push deblocking device  
 PlungerStainless steel1.4404
 SpringStainless steel1.4310
 Housing for springStainless steel1.4401
 Guide discStainless steel1.4401
 Housing for sealingStainless steel1.4401
 SealingEPDM 
6Radial bearingCeramics 
7Rotor canStainless steel1.4401
8ShaftCeramics 
9RotorNdFeB 
 Rotor tubeStainless steel1.4521
 Rotor claddingStainless steel1.4401/1.4301
 BushStainless steel1.4301
10Thrust bearingCarbon 
 Thrust bearing retainer  
11ScrewsSteel, eco-lubric coated 
12Bearing plateStainless steel1.4301
13GasketEPDM 
14ImpellerComposite/PES 30 % GF 
15Pump housingCast iron GG15EN-GJL-150
  Stainless steel1.4308
16Neck ringStainless steel1.4301
17O-ring EPDM  
Additional materials:   Screws and gaskets etc.: Various materials less than 5 % of weight.
ALPHA1 L / UPS3
ALPHA1 L / UPS3