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Butadiene

Last updated: December 9, 2019

What Does Butadiene Mean?

Butadiene is a colorless gaseous compound that is non-corrosive in nature. It is commonly used to produce polymers and copolymers that serve as ingredients in corrosion preventive coatings for metallic substrate surfaces.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Butadiene

Butadiene is manufactured via the extractive distillation process from crude butylene concentration stream. Butadiene is a byproduct of ethylene and propylene.

Butadiene is frequently used to manufacture tires. In addition, it is used to manufacture rubber-like textured materials such as polymers, latex and plastic. The most popular coatings produced with butadiene are carpet and paper coats with a styrene-butadiene latex base.

Care should be taken when handling butadiene, which is a known carcinogen listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and other agencies.

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