Grundfos motors (MG and MMG) must be disposed according to national and local regulations. This can either be by using a normal recycling process for this kind of product or by returning the product to the manufacturer.
- Safety related to materials used
There is no safety risk related to materials used in Grundfos MG/MMG motors. The bearings will include non-toxic grease
- Safety related to handling the product
There is no risk to people during the disassembly process posed by the materials used in the product.
Care should be taken when handling the motor due to the weight.
Disassembly of the Product
The main materials of the components are:
- Electronic scrap
- Composite materials
and can therefore be recycled to a large extent – depending on the national possibilities for recycling.
The motor is assembled by using screws and bolts and can be disassembled with standard tools. There are no loose parts inside the motor.
|Pos.||Designation||Material||Special disassembly considerations|
|A||Flange||Aluminium or cast iron|
|B||Rotor, shaft and bearings||Shaft: Steel, Rotor: Iron and Aluminium, Bearings: Steel|
|C||Stator||Copper, Iron and isolation materials|
|D||Motor housing||Aluminium or cast iron||The stator is shrink fitted in the motor housing|
|E||Fan||Composite (PC/ABS or PC/PBT or PC) or Aluminium|
|F||Fan cover||Composite (PC/ABS or PC/PBT or PC) or sheet metal|
|G||Terminal box cover||Composite or cast iron or aluminium|
|H||Feet (if present)||Sheet metal|
|I||Connectors, Capacitors, Etc. (Not shown on drawing)||Electronic scrap (Capacitors only used in single phase motors)|
|Additional materials:||Screws, gaskets etc.: Various materials less than 5 % of weight|