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 U.S. Bellows Responds to Emergency Order for a 48" Dia. Expansion Joint from an Alaskan Petroleum Firm  -- 09/08/00 

U.S. Bellows, Inc., the expansion joint division of Piping Technology & Products, Inc. has once again shown its dedication and devotion to its customers by rushing to the emergency call of an Alaskan petroleum firm. The firm called upon U.S. Bellows’ 24 x 7 Quick Turn/ Emergency service to aid them in the immediate replacement of a defective, 48" diameter expansion joint when their G417 Pump failed suddenly during the plant startup. The timeline of events demonstrates the quick engineering and manufacturing response from U.S. Bellows:

07/21/00 (Friday) 5:30 p.m., U.S. Bellows receives an emergency call from the Alaskan firm.

07/22/00 (Saturday) U.S. Bellows/ PT&P builds the 48" diameter expansion joint and ships it to the petroleum firm on the same day.

07/23/00 (Sunday) The 48" diameter expansion joint designed and built by U.S. Bellows/PT&P was installed at  the Alaskan petroleum firm.

The Alaskan petroleum company expressed great appreciation for the extraordinary efforts put forth by the individuals at U.S. Bellows. The on-call engineering and manufacturing team demonstrated its ability and commitment to servicing customers on an emergency basis. 

U.S. Bellows is available on a 24 x 7 basis to fulfill any emergency requirements that might arise in the course of plant shut-downs or start-ups. The company has a system of stock bellows which can be used to assemble and ship different types of expansion joints including universal, elbow pressure balanced, and in-line pressure balanced expansion joints. The U.S. Bellows’ "on-call" engineering and manufacturing team is specifically equipped to handle rush and emergency orders. Using unique web and Internet-based technology, the company is able to respond to any emergency requirements within 30 minutes of notification.

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