Common questions

How do I read my Grundfos model number?

How do I read my Grundfos model number?

Answer: The model numbers (or material numbers) as Grundfos refers to represent the inlet/outlet diameter and the head ability in metric. For example, the Magna 3 65-120 has a 50mm (1.96″) diameter and the head is 120 meters (36′ TDH).

Are Grundfos Pumps any good?

4.0 out of 5 stars Unique features, high price, short life. Grundfos makes a unique product line with their MQ series. These pumps work well and perform tasks that you can’t easily do with other pumps. The down side is that their quality is spotty and you can’t easily buy repair parts.

How can you tell the age of a Grundfos pump?

The pump type as well as the manufacture date code are included on the name plate. The first two digits of the date code are the year and the last two are the week. In week 23, the pump was manufactured.

How do you size a Grundfos pump?

How to do pump sizing by application

  1. Step 1: Define your application requirements. Enter your duty point in the pump sizing software and choose to size by application.
  2. Step 2: Evaluate and compare compliant pumps. Evaluate and compare pumps in the results list.
  3. Step 3: Choose your desired product.

How do I read a Grundfos date code?

Grundfos box products contain a date code or production code on the name plate of our pumps and Motors. Date code (ex: 1708 = 2017, 8th week) + 2 years (1908) + 26 additional weeks (1934) The warranty period would expire on the 34th week of 2019.

Who makes Grundfos?

Poul Due Jensen Foundation
Grundfos (Danish pronunciation: [ˈkʁɔnˀfʌs]) is the largest pump manufacturer in the world, based in Denmark, with more than 19,000 employees globally….Grundfos.

Grundfos headquarters in Bjerringbro
Total assets € 2.807 billion (2018)
Number of employees 19,280 (2018)
Parent Poul Due Jensen Foundation (86%)

How do you read a name plate on a pump?

How to read a pool pump motor nameplate

  3. SF – Service Factor.
  4. VOLTS: 115/230 tells us that this motor is “reversible”.
  5. AMPS – Indicated by two numbers, i.e. 8.8/4.4, this tells you the amperage draw of the motor connected to 115V (8.8) and 230 Volts (4.4).

How do you determine what size pump you need?

A good rule of thumb is that pumps should be able to pump out about half the pond volume every hour. For example, a pump that moves 500 gallons per hour would be appropriate for a 1,000 gallon pond.

What does 15 50 mean on a Grundfos pump?

The Grundfos UPS2 15-50/60 is highly energy efficient, offering three different settings. The settings refer to the speed in which hot water is circulated around the system and distributed to radiators and faucets. The best speed setting to use is the lowest speed at which the system works without any problems.

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