1,3-Butadiene Supplier to Springfield Springfield businesses who need 1,3-butadiene have a well-known producer in your neighborhood at ILMO Products Company. 1,3-butadiene is a flammable, colorless gas shipped as a liquid under its own vapor pressure. 1,3-butadiene is a specialty olefin first produced in vast volumes to facilitate the synthetic rubber business that blossomed because of the lack of natural rubber during World War II. These days, the need for rubber tires still accounts for the majority of all 1,3-Butadiene production. Ongoing research in specialty rubber and related polymers drives the demand for cylinder quantities of High Purity 1,3-Butadiene. It is also used in specialty organic chemical synthesis, and in mixtures, as a standard for environmental air monitoring. Most 1,3-Butadiene production relies on n-butane as a starting material, stripped from midstream natural gas processing plants. High Purity 1,3-Butadiene can be produced from acetylene, 1-butene and ethanol, generally however, high purity 1,3-butadiene is distilled from the commercial n-butane process. Call ILMO Products Company in Springfield at (217) 245-2183 if you are looking more information about how we supply our customers with 1,3-butadiene. Our exceptional customer service for delivering specialty gasses is backed by PurityPlus's national network of accredited labs.