Homemade electric wax melter for bee wax.
With this custom system, wax from old honeycombs gets extracted easily using heated air and formed into ingots.
- Power usage: 3700 W
- Capacity: 14 combs per run
- Speed: approx 35 min per run
- Energy usage: approx 1.7 kWh per run
[Energy] = [Time] * ( [[Heating element] * [Duty cycle] + [Fan] )
W = 35 / 60 h * ( 3.7 kW * 0.75 + 0.1 kW )
- Heating element 3700 W
- Adjustable temperature switch
- Axial fan
- Radial fan
This time the empty honeycombs were already messed up by wax moths and other insects a lot: