4-frame Konigin honey extractor tangential semi-automatic electric drive

Regular price $1,345.00

We've been searching for a sturdy, well-made brand of extraction equipment for a while, to replace the often flimsy Chinese-made units. When we saw Thorne in the UK was stocking these Polish-made Konigin units we just had to have them, because Thorne are a respected company with more than 100 years' in the industry; they even make their own extractors! So to stock a competitor's product, it must be good! 

The way tangential honey extractors work is the frames sit with the flat part of the frame facing out, supported by a mesh screen. While you do need to rotate the frames to do both sides, we've found this sort of extractor is great at extracting some of the very thick honey we get from our hives, whereas a radial extractor would just destroy the frames due to the force placed on the wax.

We used a 4-frame manual tangential extractor to harvest 100 of our hives when we first started, which is a testament to what a quality extractor can do. 

These units feature a bottom-mounted motor and semi-automatic controller to make them easy to use, and to keep clean and food safe. Bottom-mount motors and semi-automatic controllers are normally only found on larger commercial units. The honey gates are mounted at the actual bottom of the drum making emptying easy. 

With legs running the full length of the drum these are very stable and easy to use.


TECHNICAL DATA

Bee frame type Langstroth
Honey extractor drum diameter Ø 500 mm
Honey extractor height 100 - 110 cm
Height of the honey extractor drum 650 mm
Weight 25 kg
Materials used Acid-resistant stainless steel with the symbol 0H18N9 / 1.4301
Honey extractor stand Stainless steel, height 90 cm. Stable and easy to disassemble.
Hinges for honey extractor Stainless steel
Honey extractor drum 0.8mm thick, acid-proof stainless steel
Honey extractor basket Made of stainless, acid-resistant bars with a diameter of 2 mm, and the clearance between the wires on the basket structure is only 10 mm.
The bottom of the honey extractor 1mm thick, contoured cone-shaped bottom
Honey extractor lid 4mm thick, transparent polycarbonate
Honey extractor engine and drive Electric motor, bottom drive with belt drive
Power 230V, Safety switch
Power consumption 250W
Engine revolutions per minute 2 780
Honey extractor basket rotations per minute Max. 400
Honey extractor valve Stainless steel, flap mounted under the bottom of the honey extractor at a height of 28 cm from the ground. It is possible to order a higher stand of the honey extractor, the valve is up to 38 cm above the ground.
Honey extractor control Two automatic modes + one semi-automatic manual mode
Warranty 2 years
Shipment Pallet or personal collection.