Grundfos ALPHA pumps, which are produced after 2007, 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 related to materials used
There is no risk for people during the disassembly process posed by the materials used in the product.
- Safety related to handling the product
Care should be taken when handling the pump due to the weight.
Disassembly of the Product
The main materials of the components are:
- Cast Iron
- 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.
|Designation||Name||Material||Special Disassembly Consideration|
|1||Controller complete||Composite, PC|
|9||Rotor can||Stainless steel||The stator is heat-shrink fitted into the stator housing|
|Rotor cladding||Stainless steel|
|Thrust bearing retainer||EPDM rubber|
|13||Bearing plate||Stainless steel||The front-bearing is shrink fitted into the rotorcan|
|16||Impeller||Composite, PES||The impeller is shrink fitted onto the shaft|
|18||Pump housing||Cast iron or Stainless steel|
|Additional materials:||Screws and gaskets etc.: Various materials less than 5% of weight|| Also: The windings in the stator are made of copper.|
The magnetic rotor material is made of either ferrite or neodymium