Sponsoring Go Dive Now at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

July 13th, 2018 | News

We are excited to partner with the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to provide beginners with an easy and fun way to try scuba diving. The Go Dive Now Pool is a traveling program for participants age 10 and older, and features the help of trained professionals from local dive centers. The 30-foot, 15,000-gallon Go… Read more »

New Argon Trailer

July 4th, 2018 | News

We welcome our new 2800 gallon Argon bulk trailer! Welding is the largest use of argon where it provides an inert gas shield to the arc, preventing oxidation of the metals being welded. In the specialty gas world, ultra high purity (UHP) argon is favorably utilized in Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP). Butler Gas Products supplies… Read more »

Propane Safety for BBQ Grilling

July 3rd, 2018 | Technical

Make sure to visit one of our locations for propane fills for your BBQ grill. Especially in the summer heat, propane should be handled with caution. Your propane cylinder should always remain in a well-ventilated area, and should be transported and stored in a secure and upright position. Never keep a filled cylinder inside a… Read more »

Dangers of Inhaling Helium

June 19th, 2018 | Technical

The fatal secret behind inhaling helium is how quickly one may lose consciousness due to asphyxia. During the exchange of gases in the normal breathing process, the blood stream absorbs oxygen from air in the lungs, while carbon dioxide passes from the blood to the air. When you hold your breath, the exchange of gases… Read more »

Meet the BGU Master’s Class of 2018

April 2nd, 2018 | News

Tavita, Ben, Traci, Joe, and Justin, pictured left to right In its second year at Butler Gas Products, the BGU (Butler Gas University) Master’s program is a twelve-month extracurricular continual education opportunity for high potential associates. Tavita joined the Butler Gas Products Family in 2016 and works in McKees Rocks Production. Tavita is responsible for… Read more »