End-of-Life Information

Grundfos UPM3 circulators 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.

Disassembly of the Product

The main materials of the components are:

  • Copper
  • Cast Iron
  • Aluminium
  • Electronic components
  • 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. no.DesignationMaterialSpecial disassembly considerations
 Control box housingComposite PC GF10 FR   
1Control electronicsPCB with SMD components 
 Control box heat sink  Aluminium 
2Front foil
3Stator housing  Aluminium, Silumin 
4Stator  Copper wire  The stator is heat-shrink fitted into the stator housing
Stator laminationLaminated Iron 
5Push deblocking deviceStainless steel   
6Radial bearing  CeramicsThe front-bearing is shrink fitted into the rotor can
7Rotor canStainless steel 
Rotor tubeStainless steel 
Rotor claddingStainless steel 
BushStainless steel 
10Thrust bearingCarbon 
Thrust bearing retainerEPDM 
11ScrewsStell, eco lubric coated 
12Bearing plateStainless steel 
14ImpellerComposite/ PES 30 % GFThe impeller is shrink fitted onto the shaft
15Pump housingCast iron GG15 
16Neck ringStainless steel 
UPM3 drawing