End-of-Life Information

Grundfos SPK 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 SPK pump can therefore be recycled to a large extend – depending on the national possibilities for recycling. To disassemble a SPK pump, standard tools can be used.

DesignationName  MaterialSpecial Disassembly Consideration
AMotor stoolCast iron   
BCouplingSintered steel / Cast iron 
C Shaft seal
Seal faces
Stainless steel (1.4401)
a) Silicon carbide / Silicon carbide
b) Silicon carbide / Carbon
c) Tungsten carbide / Tungsten carbide
d) Tungsten carbide / Carbon
DPump head Cast iron
Stainless steel (1.4408)
EStrapsStainless steel (1.4301) 
FShaftStainless steel (1.4401 or 1.4057) 
G Impellers and chambersStainless steel (1.4301) 
HInlet partsStainless steel (1.4301) 
Additional materials:  Screws, gaskets etc.: Various materials less than 5% of the weight
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