End-of-Life Information

Grundfos UPS2 pumps, 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.
  • 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:

  • 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.


DesignationNameMaterialSpecial Disassembly Consideration
1Controller completeComposite, PC 
Stator housingAluminium 
9Rotor canStainless steelThe stator is shrink fitted into the stator housing.
Radial bearingCeramics 
Rotor claddingStainless steel 
12Thrust bearingCarbon 

Thrust bearing


EPDM rubber 
13Bearing plateStainless steelThe front-bearing is shrink fitted into the rotorcan
16ImpellerComposite, PESThe impeller is shrink fitted onto the shaft.
18Pump housingCast iron 
Additional materials:  Screws and gaskets etc.: Various materials less than 5% of weightAlso: The windings in the stator are made of copper