End-of-Life Information

Grundfos CRI and CRN 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

  • There is no risk for people during the disassembly process posed by the materials used in the product.
  • Be sure that the pump is clean and empty for liquid before disassembly.

Safety related to handling the product

  • Care should be taken when handling the pump/components due to the weight.

Disassembly of the Product

The main materials of the components are:

  • Cast iron, stainless steel (plate, round bar and cast)
  • EPDM/FKM rubber

The CR pump can therefore be recycled to a large extend – depending on the national possibilities for recycling.To disassemble a CRI and CRN pumps standard tools can be used.

DesignationName  MaterialSpecial Disassembly Consideration
1Motor stoolCast iron   
2Coupling guardPlate stainless steel   
3Seal carrierSteel 
4 Shaft seal
Seal faces
Cast stainless steel
a) Silicon carbide / Silicon carbide
b) Silicon carbide / Carbon
c) Tungsten carbide/ Tungsten carbide
d) Tungsten carbide/Carbon
5Pump headCast stainless steel 
6SleevePlate stainless steel 
8StrapsPlate stainless steel 
9 Impellers and chambersPlate stainless steel 
10Bearings a) Silicon carbide / Silicon carbide
c) Bronze / Tungsten carbide
d) Graflon / Tungsten carbide
11Inlet partPlate stainless steel 
12ShaftRound bar stainless steel 
13Base/FlangesCast stainless steel 
Additional materials:  Screws, gaskets etc.: Various materials less than 5% of the weight
5b. CRI_CRN TM061742