Langstroth Brood Standard Plastic Frame, Yellow, Single
Food-grade plastic 5.3 mm cell size One piece design requires no assembly Impervious to wax moth or rodent damage Available with 100% beeswax coating
Our beeswax coated plastic foundation will stand up to season after season, extraction after extraction. The deeper cells feature textured interiors and sharper cell edges that encourage quicker acceptance.
It is recommended that this product is used in every frame location, if given the choice bees will brace against pure wax foundation.
Tip, after two seasons use a wide scrapper our ( HD-615 ) to clean the plastic foundation back to the rib, then place the box and frames back on the hive above a crown board with just one hole in the crown board open. The bees will usually clean the residue from the plastic frames leaving the plastic foundation ready to use.
If you think the frames need to be cleaned more thoroughly this can be done with either a small steam cleaner or by soaking in soda and bleach.
The plastic foundation can also be melted out at low temperature , use some caution when using heat on the plastic foundation..
Once cleaned re coat with wax using a small sponge roller .
- Requires no reinforcement
- Impervious to wax moth damage
- Food grade plastic
- Use year after year with proper care
About this item
My bees barely touch them and refuse to build anything on them after two weeks. Will stick to traditional wax and wood.
Delivery and product quality were great, just a pity they do not fulfill purpose.
Will try cleaning and rewaxing them next season for another hive and will update rating if successful.
They look great and good value for money - I hope the bees like them
So simple dispite being plastic frames and only lasting a few years before going brittle .
Order delivered on time. I needed to infill round some Chinese auto frames. They fit fine, dont no what the bees think yet