LPW Carpenter Additive
Nate Kistler is Lead Applications Engineer with LPW Technology Inc., based in Pittsburgh, PA., focusing on the creation of materials solutions for additive manufacturing. Building on his strong, hands-on experience in quality improvement design for production processes, he is bringing his knowledge of reproducibility from build to build, post-processing analysis of additive manufactured material, and insight into critical process variables to LPW’s US team.
With a passion for innovations in feedstock for metal based AM, Nate gained his BS and MS in Materials Science and Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. He has participated in government projects, and undertaken research into the effect of powder-bed and directed energy deposition additive manufacturing on the microstructure and mechanical properties of titanium and nickel-based alloys.