Frank Tunley, Dr Will Beer’s great-grandfather, was a pattern maker for Laycock Engineering in Sheffield. From the 1920s until the 1960s he worked on a wide range of power transmission and garage equipment products.
Frank was a proud craftsman, and his passion for engineering, precision and improvement continues to inspire us today.
Will and Peter have always been fascinated by engineering and design. For many years they have repaired and re-built motorcycles and cars in their spare time, and they’re continually looking to create new designs that could improve the world.
To date they have registered over 14 patent applications that relate to a wide range of applications including kinetic energy recovery, venetian blind heat exchange and several relating to the motorcycle manufacturing industry. In addition, Will is a committed IMechE interviewer.