The Fachgemeinschaft Guss-Rohrsysteme (FGR) e.V. is a technical and scientific association whose membership comprises European companies producing pipes, fittings and valves made of ductile iron.  The association also operates under the English-language name European Association for Ductile Iron Pipe Systems ∙ EADIPS. Through its public relations work, the association endeavours to ensure that there is an idea that is firmly rooted in the minds of those who make professional use of these products or who take a specialist interest in them, namely that all the tasks connected with the transportation of drinking water, waste water and sewage can be performed easily, safely, reliably and economically with the ductile iron pipe system (pipes, fittings and valves).

1,900 m of ductile iron pipes

Burst lining technique The water supply association for the city and district of Offenbach (ZWO) supplies a total of 14 towns and communities with all or part of their water requirements from six of its own waterworks. The association operates long-distance supply...

Structural and hydraulic renovation of the sewage system

Ischgl Ischgl is booming – and has been so since the opening of the Silvretta cableway back in 1963 which, at the time, was the longest cable car system in Austria. After just four years, 100,000 winter tourists were turning up. The growth spiral of tourism rose...

Renewal of the drinking water supply in Val Terbi

Swiss Canton of Jura In the Swiss Canton of Jura, to the east of the Canton’s capital of Delémont, a merging of municipalities on 1st January 2013 joined the three villages of Vermes, Vicques and Montsevelier to become the political municipality of Val Terbi. It was...

Resistance to root penetration

Ductile iron pipe systems: “Root penetration in sewers” is known to be an obstacle to flow from the camera inspections regularly carried out inside piping systems. In private drains, root penetration often only becomes noticeable when blockages and backing up occur,...

Stream renaturation in Villmergen (Canton of Aargau)

Relocation of a DN 400 transport pipeline The community of Villmergen lies in the South-East of the Swiss Canton of Aargau and is particularly famous as the site of the historic battles in the two religious wars of the Swiss Federation (the “battles of Villmergen”) in...

Economically superior

Investing in ductile iron pipe system pays for itself in low installation and operating costs with, at the same time, an extremely long operating life!

Environmentally superior

Ductile iron pipe systems can be shown to produce true sustainability!

Technically superior

The technical performance of ductile iron pipe systems ensures the highest safety and reliability in all areas of the water industry!


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