Price excludes GST
Plastic frames have a Beeswax Coating
All options Explained Below:
Undipped - This means your high quality Russian Pine boxes are assembled with stainless screws but is in its natural state and will need some kind of protection from the weather.
Dipped - The box has been assembled with stainless steel screws then dipped in hot Microcrystalline for 9 to 10 minutes to preserve the timber for a long life outside. Microcrystalline is similar to Paraffin Wax but is a higher quality and has a melting point of 80 degrees. Paraffin Wax has been commonly used for beehive boxes but it will melt at 60 degrees and can leach out of the timber boxes on a hot summer day. This will leave them susceptible to rotting!
33mm - Your Plastic frames will be assembled and have an endbar size of 33mm. 33mm Gives you plenty of space in the brood box with 10 frames giving you more flexibility on how you place your frames and also allowing for the wax and propolis build up on the frames. This is often used in brood chambers as they get clogged up the most.
42mm - Your plastic frames will be assembled and have an endbar size of 42mm. 42mm means that 8 frames will fit in a standard super. This will give thick built out frames and is often used in honey supers to get the thicker frames and more yield.