Safety Notice - MGE Model F motor

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE FOR MGE MODEL F MOTORS: DO NOT REMOVE TERMINAL BOX COVER DURING SERVICE OR MAINTENANCE, UNLESS MAINS POWER IS SWITCHED OFF.

This safety notice informs you about a potential safety hazard (electrical shock) during service or maintenance operations on the product “MGE Model F motor” size (11-22kW). Manufactured since week 14 - 2017. These motors are utilized with CRE, MTRE, TPE, NBE, NKE pumps and multi-pump boosters.

This safety notice has become necessary as we have become aware of incidents where service on MGE model F has been performed while having the terminal box cover removed and mains power connected (ON). Such procedure is not in accordance with Grundfos Service Instructions and poses a safety risk due to potential exposure to live 400V terminals.

IMPORTANT:

All service or maintenance operations that require removal of terminal box cover shall only be performed with power OFF and only by specifically trained personal and in accordance with locally applicable health and safety rules and regulations on electrical work.

Further, it must be observed that live parts can be dangerous to touch up to 30 minutes after disconnection. Reference is made to Grundfos Service instructions which must be observed:

 

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If you have any questions to this information, please contact your local Grundfos sales company.

 

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