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Chemical Economics Handbook

Butadiene

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary5
Manufacturing processes10
Ethylene coproduction10
Dehydrogenation10
Houdry process for dehydrogenation of n-butane11
Oxidative dehydrogenation of n-butenes11
Ethanol-based production11
Other processes11
Butadiene extraction processes12
Environmental issues13
Supply and demand by region14
North America14
Salient statistics14
Consumption14
United States15
Producing companies15
Salient statistics16
Consumption17
Elastomers18
Polybutadiene rubber18
Styrene-butadiene rubber18
Nitrile rubber19
Polychloroprene (neoprene) rubber19
Adiponitrile/hexamethylenediamine20
Styrene-butadiene copolymer latexes20
Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene resins21
Other polymers21
Styrenic block copolymers21
Methyl methacrylate–butadiene–styrene resins22
K-Resin®22
Specialty polybutadiene polymers22
Nitrile barrier resins23
Other uses23
Ethylidene norbornene23
1,5,9-Cyclododecatriene23
Sulfolane23
Tetrahydrophthalic anhydride24
1,4-Hexadiene24
Other24
Trade24
Canada25
Producing companies25
Salient statistics25
Consumption26
Trade27
Mexico27
Producing companies27
Consumption27
Trade28
South America28
Producing companies28
Salient statistics28
Consumption29
Trade30
Western Europe30
Producing companies30
Salient statistics31
Consumption32
Trade34
Central Europe34
Producing companies34
Salient statistics34
Consumption35
Trade36
CIS and Baltic States36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics37
Consumption37
Trade38
Middle East38
Producing companies38
Salient statistics39
Consumption40
Trade41
Africa41
Producing companies41
Salient statistics41
Consumption41
Indian Subcontinent42
Producing companies42
Salient statistics42
Consumption43
Trade44
Northeast Asia44
Salient statistics44
Consumption45
Trade46
China46
Producing companies46
Salient statistics47
Consumption48
Trade49
Japan49
Producing companies49
Salient statistics50
Consumption50
Trade51
South Korea52
Producing companies52
Salient statistics52
Consumption53
Trade54
Taiwan54
Producing companies54
Salient statistics54
Consumption55
Trade56
Southeast Asia56
Producing companies56
Salient statistics57
Consumption58
Trade60
Bibliography61

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