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Synonyms for acetylene

a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis

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As global demand for tires continues to grow, UOP's technology allows producers to maximize yields with nearly 100 percent conversion of vinyl acetylene to butadiene.
The KLP process increases the yield of butadiene, while also eliminating acetylene, a difficult-to-handle and unwanted byproduct, from the process.
UOP's process also enables safer operations by eliminating concentrated acetylene streams, which can become an explosion hazard.