Langstroth Polystyrene Hive by Honey Paw
Our Honey Paw langstroth polystyrene hive is tested and proven to work in the extreme conditions of Finland’s harsh winter. Our polystyrene hive is light weight but designed to last for many years of use.
The hive material density is over 100 kg/m3 which makes it by far the thickest on the market. Our Polystyrene Hive offer exceptional thermal performance with higher honey production with a unique and ergonomic design.
Higher insulation capability works on both cold and hot weather countries keeping the hive warm during the cold winter and keeping the excess warmth out of the hive in hot temperature. Honey Paw polystyrene bee hive material is better, stronger and with higher thermal value than normal polystyrene beehives.
1 full depth body
Hive entrance reducer
5m Premium hive strap
Why To Choose Honey Paw Hives
- Exceptional thermal performance
Honey Paw’s polystyrene bee hives offer stable and healthy environment for the honey bees.
Outstanding thermal capabilities helps bees to survive in cold winters and innovative ventilation system keeps the hive dry during the winter and summer time. Warm and stable environment helps the faster buildup of the colony and bees don’t have to make so much effort to keep the brood chamber warm.
Field test have proven that with the Honey Paw’s polystyrene hives you will get increased honey production compared to wooden hives. Higher production is because of the healthier colony and higher number of bees.
- Ergonomic and compatible design
Honey Paw’s polystyrene hives offer ergonomic design to work with. Hive boxes’ handles
are designed in the way that you can get a good grip of the box even when working with hives that have many boxes on the top of each other. Honey Paw polystyrene bee hives are also compatible with other hives with similar dimensions (also wooden ones) since it doesn’t have “special” stepped profiles.
- Best durability but minimal weight
Polystyrene hives are made of expanded polystyrene (EPS) with density of over 100kg / m3. This makes the Honey Paw’s hives long lasting, but with minimal weight. Compared to wooden hives, polystyrene hives are much lighter due the material, but also because the material doesn't absorb water like wood.
In Finland where the weather conditions vary a lot during the year, some of the polystyrene hives have lasted almost 20 years.
Honey Paw offers compatible top feeder with capacity of 15 Liters. Feeder is placed directly under the hive’s roof. Feeder has internal entry from the hive and protective corner plexi cover so that the bees don’t get disturbed if the hive roof is removed.
Honey Paw offers an option for hive to have a bottom with integrated pollen trap. Pollen stays safe from external weather conditions under the hive. It has easy access with drawer from behind of the hive.
- Environment and cleanliness
Honey Paw’s hive’s EPS as a material is environment friendly. Manufacturing process and use doesn’t generate any risks to the environment and health. EPS on Honey Paw’s hives meets the international regulations and is approved material to be directly in contact in any food material.