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