Advanced Groove System (AGS™) - Flanging & Pipe Welding Alternative

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The fastest and most reliable mechanical pipe joining system for pipe 14’’ and above, giving contractors the speed they want and engineers the performance they need. Ideal pipe welding and flanging alternative.

  • No flames or fumes
  • Superior seismic-shock resistance
  • Accommodates for piping system movement
  • A union at every joint
  • Easiest method for accommodating differential settlement
  • Fully self-restrained joint, eliminating the need for secondary devices such as harnesses
  • Faster, safer and easier installation reduces cost
  • Reliable alternative to pipe welding
  • Reliable pipe flanging alternative

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ADVANCED GROOVE SYSTEM PRODUCTS

  • All Products
  • Pipe Joining
  • Fittings
  • Flow Control
Series W719 Butterfly Valve
Series W719 Butterfly Valve
  • Valve design, materials and testing conform to the requirements of AWWA C504
  • 1/2 the weight of a flanged valve
  • Sizes from 14 - 60'' / DN350 - DN1500
  • Pressure classes conforming to AWWA Class 250B to 48'' /DN1200 and 150B for 48''/DN1200 and above
Style W257 Dynamic Movement Joint
Style W257 Dynamic Movement Joint
  • M11 Compliant assembly built to accommodate up to 4’’I 102mm of dynamic movement including differential settlement, seismic and thermal movement
  • Sizes from 14 - 78’’ / DN350 - DN1950
  • Working pressure is equal to the Style W77 coupling on equivalent wall thickness pipe. Reference submittal 20.03
Style W07 AGS™ Rigid Coupling
Style W07 AGS™ Rigid Coupling
  • First flat pad, metal-to-metal, rigid coupling to be offered in this size range
  • Sizes from 14 -– 50" | DN350 -– DN1250
  • Pressures up to 350 psi | 2413 kPa | 24 bar
  • Regional availability, contact Victaulic for details
Style W77 AGS Flexible Coupling
Style W77 AGS Flexible Coupling
  • Unique wedge shaped key profile increases allowable pipe end separation
  • Sizes from 14 - 78" | DN350 - DN2000
  • Pressures up to 350 psi | 2413 kPa | 24 bar
Style W89 AGS Rigid Coupling for Stainless Steel
Style W89 AGS Rigid Coupling for Stainless Steel
  • Wedge shaped coupling housing keys fully engage the AGS™ grooves to provide a rigid joint
  • Sizes from 14 – 24" | DN350 - DN600
  • Pressures up to 300 psi | 2068 kPa | 21 bar
AGS™ Grooved Fittings
AGS™ Grooved Fittings
  • Sizes from 14 - 60" | DN350 - DN1500
  • Fitting pressure ratings are equivalent to the Victaulic AGS™ coupling used to install them
  • Grooved ends eliminate pipe end preparation for the fittings
AGS™ Grooved Fittings for Schedule 10S Stainless Steel
AGS™ Grooved Fittings for Schedule 10S Stainless Steel
  • Grooved ends eliminate pipe end preparation for the fittings
  • Offering includes elbows, tees, adapter nipples, caps, eccentric and concentric reducers
  • Sizes from 14 - 24" | DN350 - DN600 mm
  • Fitting pressure ratings are equivalent to the Victaulic AGS coupling used to install them
AGS™ Series W761 Vic-300™ Butterfly Valve
AGS™ Series W761 Vic-300™ Butterfly Valve
  • Offers an easily installed choice to cumbersome, multi-bolt wafer or lug-type flanged valves
  • Sizes from 14 - 24" | DN350  –DN600
  • Pressures up to 300 psi | 2068 kPa | 21 bar
Series W715 AGS™ Double Disc Check Valve 
Series W715 AGS™ Double Disc Check Valve 
  • Utilizes a spring-assisted, double disc design that achieves drop tight sealing
  • Can be installed in both horizontal or vertical flow up positions
  • Sizes from 14 - 24" | DN350  –DN600
  • Pressures up to 230 psi | 1586 kPa | 16 bar
Series W709 AGS™ Butterfly Valve
Series W709 AGS™ Butterfly Valve
  • Offers an easily installed choice to cumbersome, multi-bolt wafer or lug-type flanged valves
  • Sizes from 26 - 48" | DN650  –DN1200
  • Pressures up to 150 psi | 1034 kPa | 10 bar
Series W730 AGS™ Tee Type Strainer
Series W730 AGS™ Tee Type Strainer
  • Lighter than flanged wye-type strainers and provides straight-through flow for lower pressure drop
  • Sizes from 14 - 24" | DN350  –DN600
  • Pressures up to 300 psi | 2068 kPa | 21 bar
Series W731-D AGS™ Suction Diffuser
Series W731-D AGS™ Suction Diffuser
  • Allows building up at a 90° angle from the pump saving valuable space in the mechanical room while still protecting the pump against cavitation
  • Flanges may be machined to match most global (ANSI, DIN, GB, JIS, and AS-E) flange bolt hole patterns within the diffuser pressure rating
  • Sizes from 14 - 24" | DN350 –DN600
  • Pressures up to 300 psi | 2068 kPa | 21 bar
Series W732 AGS™ Wye Type Strainer
Series W732 AGS™ Wye Type Strainer
  • Provides straight-through flow for lower pressure drop
  • Sizes from 14 -– 18" | DN350 - DN450
  • Pressures up to 300 psi | 2068 kPa | 21 bar
Style W741 AGS™ Flange Adapter
Style W741 AGS™ Flange Adapter
  • Designed for directly incorporating flanged components with ANSI Class 125-150 bolt hole patterns
  • Sizes from 14 - 24" | DN350 – DN600
  • Pressures up to 300 psi | 2068 kPa | 21 bar
Style W07 AGS™ Vic-Ring Rigid Coupling System
Style W07 AGS™ Vic-Ring Rigid Coupling System
  • Coupling installs on the supplied ring to maintain full pipe wall thickness on abrasive systems
  • Sizes from 14 – 50" | DN350 - DN1250
  • Pressures up to 350 psi | 2413 kPa | 24 bar
  • Regional availability, contact Victaulic for details
Style W77 AGS Vic-Ring Flexible Coupling System
Style W77 AGS Vic-Ring Flexible Coupling System
  • Coupling installs on the supplied ring to maintain full pipe wall thickness on abrasive systems
  • Sizes from 12 - 72" | DN300 – DN1800
  • Pressures up to 350 psi | 2413 kPa | 24 bar
  • Regional availability, contact Victaulic for details
Style W89 AGS Vic-Ring Rigid Coupling System for Stainless Steel
Style W89 AGS Vic-Ring Rigid Coupling System for Stainless Steel
  • Wedge shaped coupling housing keys fully engage the AGS™ grooves to provide a rigid joint
  • Sizes from 14 - 24" | DN350 - DN600
  • Pressures up to 700 psi | 4850 kPa | 21 bar
AGS™ Full Flow Fittings with Vic-Rings
AGS™ Full Flow Fittings with Vic-Rings
  • Sizes from 14 - 60" | DN350 - DN1500
  • Fitting pressure ratings are equivalent to the Victaulic AGS™ coupling used to install them
  • Grooved ends eliminate pipe end preparation for the fittings
  • Regional availability, contact Victaulic for details
Style W155 AGS™ Expansion Joint
Style W155 AGS™ Expansion Joint
  • Combination of Style W77 couplings and short nipples, joined in tandem to provide increased expansion
  • Sizes from 14 - 24" | DN350 – DN600
Style W256 AGS™ Expansion Barrel
Style W256 AGS™ Expansion Barrel
  • Designed for water and/or slurry services
  • For piping systems from 24– - 42" | DN600– - DN1050
  • Provides up to 42" | 1067 mm of in-line movement
  • Pressures up to 300 psi | 2068 kPa | 21 bar
  • Regional availability, contact Victaulic for details

ADVANCED GROOVE SYSTEM DOWNLOADS

  • All Resources
  • Submittal
  • Manuals
  • Technical & Design Data
  • Approvals
Resource Number Downloads Collection
AGS™ Rigid Coupling Style W07 Submittal 20.02
AGS™ Flexible Coupling Style W77 Submittal 20.03
AGS™ Rigid Coupling Style W89 Submittal 20.15
Style W257 Dynamic Movement Joint Submittal 20.16
AGS™ Fittings Submittal 20.05
Advanced Groove System (AGS™) Roll Groove Specifications 25.09
Series W709 AGS™ Butterfly Valve Submittal 20.07
AGS™ Butterfly Valve Series W719 Submittal 23.19
AGS™ Vic-Flange Adapter Style W741 Submittal 20.04
Vic-Ring AGS™ Rigid Coupling Style W07 Submittal 16.11
AGS™ Vic-Strainer Tee Type Series W730 Submittal 20.11
AGS™ Wye Type Strainer Series W732 Submittal 20.19
AGS™ Suction Diffuser Series W731-D Submittal 20.20
AGS™ Vic™-300 Butterfly Valve Series W761 Submittal 20.06
AGS™ Double Disc Check Valve Series W715 Submittal 20.08
Stainless Steel AGS™ Fittings Submittal 17.05
AGS™ Full Flow Fittings with Vic-Rings Submittal 16.16
Vic-Ring AGS™ Flexible Coupling Style W77 Submittal 16.12
AGS™ Couplings for Direct-Grooved Pipe or AGS™ Vic-Ring Applications Installation Manual I-W07_W77_W77N
Suction Diffuser Series 731-D and Series W731-D Installation Manual I-731-D_W731-D
Vic-Adjustable® Cut Grooving Tool for Advanced Groove System (AGS™) Style VG824/VG828 Tool Manual TM-VG824_VG828_ADD
Cut Grooving Tool for Advanced Groove System (AGS™) VG828 Tool Manual TM-VG824_VG828_ADD
Gasket and Seal Selection Guide 05.01
ANSI/NSF 61 and ANSI/NSF 372 Approvals – Potable Water Products 02.06