Butane Source Blog
Informative butane articles and related industry information.

We needed to make the move from free shipping to rates directly calculated from UPS for a couple reasons. We wanted to take the time to explain our decisions behind this and to make sure all of our long time, and new, customers understand why we had to do this.

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The butane torch is, in many respects, a blissfully simple tool that is as reliable as it is versatile and effective. It has proven itself time and again in kitchens, laboratories, jewelry shops, artist studios and even automotive garages and home workshops for years.

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Many people bunch butane torches in with common disposable cigarette lighters. But they are not the same thing. The butane torch is not a mere convenience, it’s a bona fide tool that is used in medical laboratories, Michelin-rated restaurants and…

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What can be said about a brand that so dynamically surpasses industry standards that it becomes practically incomparable to it’s peers? Puretane has done just that: created an entirely new tier of canned butane of a quality quite literally unavailable to most consumers before it’s introduction just a few years ago.What Is N-Butane? How Is It Different From Regular Butane? The term “butane” is really a misleading misnomer. Butane is it’s own gas, but we use the same term to describe lighter fluid of all types. So “butane” is actually used as a blanket term for a combination of dirtier gases.

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Founded in 1928 by Julius Lowenthal, the Colibri brand has been synonymous with quality and sophistication among a wide ranging line of products that include not only butane cigar and cigarette lighters, but an exquisite selection of men’s accessories such as billfolds, watches, writing instruments and jewelry. The Colibri name has a long and interesting history. Let’s take a look back at this fascinating brand over the course of the last 9 decades.

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Shipping Policy UpdateMoving From Free Shipping to Calculated Shipping

We have changed our shipping policy from free shipping to UPS Ground calculated shipping. For most users this will be an overall cost savings. Please use the button below to learn more about why we made this decision.