End-of-Life Information

Grundfos Large UPS 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 risks

  • Safety related to materials used
    There is no risk for people during the disassembly process posed by the materials used in the product.
  • Safety 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
  • Aluminium
  • Electronic scrap (if relay ore protection modules are mounted)
  • Composite materials

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

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

Pos. NoDesignationMaterialSpecial disassembly considerations
1Terminal boxPA66/PC 
2Inspection screwBrass with nickel 
3NameplatePA 66 
4Stator housingAlSi10Cu2The stator is heat-shrink fitted into the stator housing
 Stator windingsCopper wireSelf- bonding wire/ Lamination acc. to EN 10106  
 Stator capsPET 30 % glass 
5Cheese-head screwSteel 8.8 
6O-ringsEPDM or FKM rubber 
7Outer bearing ringAluminium oxide/SiC 
 Rotor canStainless steelThe bearing is shrink fitted into the rotor can
8ShaftStainless steel 
 Rotor claddingStainless steel 
9Thrust bearingCY103 
10Bearing plateStainless steelThe bearing is fitted into the bearing plate
 Inner bearing ringAluminium oxide/SiC 
11Stop ringStainless steel 
12Split coneStainless steel 
13ImpellerStainless steel 
14NutStainless steel 
15Neck ringStainless steel/PTFE 
16Pump housingCast iron
Bronze CuSn10Pb
17Anti-friction ringPTFE 
18Nonreturn flap (twin head pumps)EPDM rubber 
19Splash protectorStainless steel 
Additional materials:    
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