End-of-Life Information

Grundfos CM, CME and CMV pumps must be disposed of according to local regulations by using a public or private waste collection service. If this is not possible, contact the nearest Grundfos company or service workshop.

Safety Risk

Safety related to materials used

  • If the pump has been used to pump hazardous liquids, this must be disposed of in a safe manner, other than that, there is no risk for people during the disassembly process posed by the materials used in the product.

Safety related to handling the product

  • Some care should be taken when handling the parts due to the weight.

Disassembly of the Product

The main materials of the components are:

  • Stainless steel
  • Cast iron

and can therefore be recycled to a large extend – depending on the national possibilities for recycling.
For information on the motors, see MG/MMG and MGE.

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

DesignationName  MaterialSpecial Disassembly Consideration
AFlangesCast iron 
BImpellers and chambersStainless steel (1.4301 or 1.4401) 
CShaft seal stationary and rotating seal facesSilicon carbide and/or aluminium oxide and/or carbon or tungsten carbide 
DO-rings EPDM or FKM or FFKM (Not on drawing) 
ESleeveStainless steel (1.4301 or 1.4401)Not present on all products
FWater trapComposite, NorylNot present on all products
GPump shaft, staybolts, spacers, shaft seal componentsStainless steel, 1.4301 or 1.4401 
Additional materials:Screws, gaskets etc.: Various materials less than 5% of the weight
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