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Brian McTiernan
PE, Principal
Brian McTiernan is your unbiased source of technical information and economic factors controlling the Powder Metals Industry for Additive Manufacturing feed stocks and fully dense powder metallurgy (PM) components.


As Subject Matter Expert in Powder Metallurgy Production and Technical Marketing Brian McTiernan can provide economic insight as well as key technical issues affecting costs and applications in powder metallurgy as well as  additive manufacturing. He has written and negotiated hundreds of specifications covering titanium, cobalt, steel, nickel based superalloys and corrosion alloys. His added profit and loss (P&L) experience identifies key factors regarding particle size distribution, powder cleanliness, supplier reliability and availability that are critical in procuring or marketing powder metals to industrial customers. Contact him to help you define and guide resolution of your concern from either a supplier or customer prospective.

  • 30+ Years in PM Experience

  • QA and Technical Marketing

  • P&L effects on Critical PM Components and Additive Manufacturing Powders

  • Member ASM International, American Powder Metallurgy Inst.

  • Member American National Institute of Standards (ANSI)

  • Member ASTM Committee F42.05 Mat. & Proc. for Add. Mfg

  • B.S. in Metallurgy and Materials Science from Carnegie-Mellon University

  • M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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