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Lynn Sturgill, B.S., SCWI, ASNT Level III VT

President, Sturgill Welding & Code Consulting

(Paul) Lynn Sturgill (B.S., SCWI, ASNT Level III VT), is the owner and operator of Sturgill Welding & Code Consulting (SWCC), a privately-owned welding consulting company.  Lynn has more than 30 years’ experience in the manufacturing, welding, and inspection of metallic goods in the nuclear, aerospace, structural, petrochemical, military, food and dairy, and biopharmaceutical industries.

Lynn is a degreed engineer, an American Welding Society (AWS) Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI), a 3-A Certified Conformance Evaluator (CCE) and an ASNT Level III Visual Testing (VT) Inspector (#141940).  Areas of expertise include metallurgy and welding of steels and stainless steels.  He has also published articles on electron beam welding, gas-tungsten arc welding, and welder & procedure qualification.  He has developed courses on Section IX of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code and has represented ASME internationally.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Tennessee and has completed the course work for a master’s degree in Welding Engineering. 

He has trained numerous ASNT Level II and III VT examiners and inspectors for fabricators and pharmaceutical clients, respectively.  He has also taught seminars on metallurgy, welding inspection, stainless steels, high-purity welding, and corrosion.  He is an Adjunct Instructor for the AWS, teaching the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) seminar for fifteen years.  In addition, he has qualified many welders and welding procedures to Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.    

Lynn is an active volunteer on numerous American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and AWS committees.

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