Praxair Surface Technologies is a leading global supplier of surface-enhancing processes and materials and an innovator in thermal spray, electroplating, diffusion, and high-performance slurry coatings. We produce and apply metallic and ceramic coatings that protect critical components from a variety of environmental conditions, including wear,corrosion, and high temperatures. Our SermeTel® and SermaGard® coatings systems have sacrificial base coats consisting of various binders,combined with metallic or ceramic materials. Organic or in organic topcoats impart other special properties. These systems are galvanically active, stable at elevated temperatures, electrically conductive, and have superior adhesion and resistance to mechanical damage.