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Praxair Surface Technologies expands its coatings services to GE-Aviation

By Tim Wright | August 5, 2008

Praxair Surface Technologies expands its coatings services to GE-Aviation

Praxair Surface Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., has completed the expansion of its Indianapolis-based ceramic coating facility, which is used to coat aircraft engine components for General Electric (GE).

The facilities capacity has been expanded by more than 50%. Using GE licensed technology Praxair Surface Technologies is now supplying increased volumes of electron beam-physical vapor deposited ceramic coatings which provide thermal barrier protection to engine components.

Praxair Surface Technologies also provides GE-Aviation and other GE business with various other coatings and materials from its operations around the world.