End-of-Life Information

Grundfos UPA 15-90 and UPA 15-120 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 risk related to materials used
    There is no risk for people during the disassembly process posed by the materials used in the product.
  • Safety risk 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
  • 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 boxPPE/PS 
 Terminal box coverPPE/PS 
 Electric unitPET 
2Radial bearingCeramic 
3NameplatePA 66 
5Stator housingAlSi10Cu2 
 Stator winding capPET 
6Air vent screwBrass, nickelled, Ms58 
7, 10GasketsEPDM rubber 
8Flow switchMagnet / EPDM Rubber / PP    
9Rotor canStainless steel 
11ShaftUPA 15-90: Ceramic
UPA 15-120: Ceramic
12Thrust bearingCarbon 
 Thrust bearing retainerEPDM rubber 
13Bearing plateStainless steel 
14Ball (non-return valve)EPDM rubber 
15Split coneStainless steel 
16ImpellerUPA 15-90: PP 30 % GF
UPA 15-120: PSP/PP 30 % GF
17Neck ringStainless steel 
18Pump housingUPA 15-90, UPA 15-120: Cast iron
UPA 15-90: Stainless steel, Cast iron
19Stop ringPES 
20Intermediate ringStainless steel 
21Cable with readerUPA 15-120: PVC 
Additional materials:    
1d. TM062996_UPA_15-90
1d. TM062125_UPA_15_120_with_flowswitch