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The Boutelje automatic conveyor honey loosener is available in either single or dual models. A second loosener may be added to the single model at a later date if required, converting it to a dual model.


Frames are loaded onto the conveyor (by hand or via an uncapping machine), and queue at a pick-up point from where they are automatically loosened and returned to the conveyor. The conveyor then delivers the frames to the honey extractors.

The system may be attached to the Boutelje 60FR honey extractor, where the sweep works together with the conveyor to transport frames into the honey extractor.

Special features

  • The control system is set up so that the operator can set the number of pricks and indexing distances.
  • The system will count the number of frames that have been processed.
  • A selector enables frames to by-pass the loosening operation but still use the conveyor.
  • A drip tray is provided and is designed to drain into a sump (optional).


  • Throughput speed: Single – 4.5 frames per minute, Dual – 8 frames per minute
  • Air consumption: 400 litres/min @ 7 bars
  • Voltage: 220 single phase
  • Length: 3000mm (can be made shorter)
  • Width: 1000mm (including control cabinet)
  • Height: 2300mm (can be lowered if there is a constraint)

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"We bought an automatic honey loosener two years ago and have had very few problems and if there are any issues or tweaks that need to be done Peter Boutelje's team are very helpful to talk us through it. The yearly service that they do on the machine gives you peace of mind for the up and coming season. Thank you for the excellent service. "
Matt - Golden Flow Apiaries