Bill Newell, Jr. is Co-Founder/Vice President of Euroweld, Ltd., a supplier of specialty welding consumables and technology. He is also the President and Founder of W. F. Newell & Associates, a consulting firm that specializes in welding engineering. Mr. Newell has been heavily involved in the power generation (nuclear, fossil, hydro), industrial, manufacturing, heavy & highway construction and auto racing industries for over 40 years, both domestic and internationally. Particular expertise includes piping, structural, pressure vessels, valves, and associated components as they relate to welding, materials, and nondestructive testing. Mr. Newell utilizes his diversified experience in implementing welding technologies toward procedure and process evaluation, development and implementation of dry/wet welding techniques, corrosion control, and reduction of residual stresses. He also provides primary and third party review of procedures and specifications, including domestic and international research and development.
Clientele ranges from small operations to Fortune 500 corporations. Mr. Newell has been very successful assisting clients during planned and unplanned shutdowns or turnarounds as well as new projects. In addition to technical consulting, he actively provides component/hardware failure evaluations and project management of major turn-key repair operations. Specialized approaches, techniques and/or equipment are utilized depending upon clients’ needs.
An authority in his field, Mr. Newell also provides expert testimony in welding-related areas. For nearly four decades, he has been giving technical presentations for AWS, EPRI, WRC and other venues. In the last decade, much attention has been given to committee participation with ASME and AWS welding codes as well as making presentations in a variety of conferences and seminars. He also prepares and implements training programs for management, engineering, craft, supervision and Quality Assurance personnel.
Mr. Newell holds an International Institute of Welding (IIW) International Welding Engineer (IWE) diploma and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Alberta, Canada. He holds four patents and a Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering from The Ohio State University.
Accreditations and Affiliations
PE: OH #E-044108; NC # 16636; SC # 24825; TN # 00110495; TX # 112181; AB Canada #M94120
National Society of Professional Engineers Member
International Welding Engineer (IWE) – Diploma # 0014
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member
- BPV II/IX Sub Group, Strength of Weldments – Chair
- BPV IX, Welding, Brazing & Fusing Qualifications & Sub Group Welding Procedures – Member
- BPV II, Task Group, Creep Strength-Enhanced Ferritic Steels – Member
American Society for Metals Member
American Welding Society – Life Member # 474320
- D10 Committee on Piping and Tubing – Vice Chair
- D10.10 Committee on Local Post Weld Heat Treatment – Member
- D10C SC on Stainless Steel Pipe and Tube & D 10I SC CrMo Steel Pipe and Tubing – Chair
#5,060,374 Method for Fabricating a Valve
#6,596,957 Method and Apparatus and Prefabricated Replacement Tube for Localized Waterwall Repair
#6,884,959 B2 Controlled Composition Welding Method
#7,562,807 Weld Filler for Welding Dissimilar Alloy Steels and Method of Using Sam