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).

More than 30 years’ experience with ductile iron pipe systems for snow-making equipment

In the winters of the 1980’s when snowfall was low, the need grew for snow-making facilities in the Alps. The operators and planners …

When wastewater can produce power

In future, wastewater will flow from the municipality of Zumikon down into the wastewater treatment plant of the municipality of Küsnacht on Lake Zurich. The plan is …

A special solution for Hamburg Wasser: longer-design shutoff valve with air-venting

Hamburg Wasser operates a drinking water pipeline network which is around 5,400 km long. Some 900 km of pipelines have a nominal size greater than DN 300. The number of shutoff fittings is correspondingly large, and …

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...

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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