UPS Series 100, UPER, SOLAR

End-of-Life Information

Grundfos UPS Series 100, UPER and SOLAR circulators must be disposed of according to local regulations by using a public or private waste collection service.

Safety Risk

  • Safety related to materials used
  • Caution: Persons with pacemakers who disassemble this product shall exercise care when handling magnetic materials embedded in the rotor.

There is no risk to 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 extent – 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
1Control box (UPS)Composite 
2Control box (UPER)Composite   
 Control electronicsPCB with SMD components 
 Control box cooling cover  Aluminium 
3Nameplate  Composite   
5Stator housing  Aluminium 
5aStator  Copper wire  The stator is heat-shrink fitted into the stator housing
 Stator laminationLaminated Iron 
9Rotor can  Stainless steel   
 Radial bearing  Ceramics  The front-bearing is shrink fitted into the rotorcan
 Air-venting/ de-blocking screw  Brass, nickelled, Ms58   
 O-ring  EPDM   
10Gasket  EPDM rubber   
11Stop ring  PES 30 % GF   
 Shaft  Ceramics   
 RotorLaminated iron with copper rods 
 Rotor cladding  Stainless steel 
12Thrust bearing  Carbon   
 Thrust bearing retainer  EPDM rubber   
13Bearing plate  Stainless steel   
13aRadial bearing  Ceramics   
16Impeller  Composite/ PES 30 % GF  The impeller is shrink fitted onto the shaft
17Neck ring  Stainless steel   
18Pump housing  Cast iron   
UPS exploded view