End-of-Life Information

Grundfos SB/SBA water 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 for the product.
  • Safety related for handling the product
    There is no risk for people when handling the product.

Disassembly of the Product

The main materials of the components are:

  • Polypropylene + glas fibres (PP GF)
  • Stainless steel
  • Iron
  • Copper
  • Aluminium

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

The SBA pump contains in addition to the SB control electronics which are electronic scrap.

The pump is assembled by using screws and bolts and can be disassembled with standard tools.

The motor unit cannot be disassembled with standard tools as it is welded. A saw might be of help here. There are no loose parts inside the motor.

DesignationName  MaterialSpecial Disassembly Consideration
1Pump coverIron, copper, PP 
2O-ringRubber, NBR 
3Motor unitStainless steel, copper, aluminium 
4Capacitor supportPP 
5CapacitorElectronic scrap 
6Motor coverPP 
9GrommetRubber, NBR 
10Level switchElectronics scrap 
13StrainerStainless steel 
16FlangeStainless steel 
Additional materials:  Screws, gaskets, cable etc.: Various materials less than 5% of weight. 


3m. SB