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FD Plastic Frame Coated - (33mm, Black)

Product Code: PLF007
Best Price: As low as $3.16 per frame.
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FD Plastic Frame Coated - (33mm, Black)

FD Plastic Frame Coated - (33mm, Black)

$4.88 (Inc. GST)
$4.24 (Ex. GST)

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We have been manufacturing plastic frames in New Zealand with virgin food grade plastic, from our own dies since 2000. We are a New Zealand pioneer and still the best. In fact, we invented the black frame, now the world wide industry standard. Black shows more easily the white eggs and young larvae in their cells.

- Carton Size: 50 Frames per carton 

- Pallet Size: 800 frames per pallet (16 cartons per pallet)

Why plastic? Simply it is more durable, more efficient, and more cost effective. Frames do not blow out in the extractor. Good drawn comb is preserved, saving the bees energy and hence producing more surplus honey.

We supply the full depth frame in two different end bar widths: 33mm, the generally accepted New Zealand standard, or 35mm which is most common in the rest of the world and which we export to Australia and North America.
Bees need the frames to be coated with a very thin layer of beeswax to encourage them to draw the comb. These frames come already coated with beeswax and are ready to be put in the hive. If you want to coat them yourself--a good winter job--check out our uncoated frames category. If you need beeswax for coating, well we sell that too.
As an aside, we can mould frames in any colour you want. We know of a few clever beekeepers who will mould other colours to help monitor the age of the comb, discarding comb, say five years old. Contact us if this is of interest. The coloured food grade plastics are much dearer than the basic plastic and a small extra charge for a colour is therefore necessary.

Customer Reviews

4 Review
  • Brilliant 5

    Posted by Dan on 11th Oct 2023

    These frames are quick easy and tough, the bees draw comb fast on them and they can handle a bit of rough treatment without falling apart.

  • Waxed Plastic Frames 5

    Posted by Peter Whiting on 20th Jan 2023

    Good wax coating and my bees took to them straight away.

  • product 5

    Posted by John on 8th Jan 2020

    well be getting all my beebkeeping gear from here from now on

  • Frames review 5

    Posted by Matt Macdonald on 6th Sep 2019

    Good Frames. Will buy more in the future.

Below are the available bulk discount rates for each individual item when you purchase a certain amount

  • Buy 50 - 799 and pay only $3.71 each
  • Buy 800 - 3199 and pay only $3.50 each
  • Buy 3200 - 7999 and pay only $3.25 each
  • Buy 8000 or above and pay only $3.16 each

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