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This machine enables you to separate wax from the honey and the honey from the wax, to produce dry shavings and clean honey.

It is suitable for all honey types including Manuka honey.

Cappings are collected in an auger situated below the uncapping machine.

Honey from the honey extractors is pumped into the auger where it is mixed.

The slurry is pumped through the heat exchanger - to heat it to about 38 degrees - after which it is fed into the centrifuge.

The wax is lighter and accumulates in a crust on the inside surface of a mass of spinning honey, whereas the wax-free honey flows down the inner side of the rotor and though a gap to other side of a baffle plate.

The wax is shaved off with powered cutters and drops down into a container, whilst the honey is flung out by the thrower tubes against the inside wall of the outer tank.

The honey is pumped away directly, or via a sump to your bulk holding tanks.


  • All stainless steel welds argon gas purged for quality and hygiene.
  • Baked finish tubular steel frame, choice of frame height
  • Modular central shaft - nickel plated housing and stainless steel shaft and mounting flange.
  • Hardened tool steel wax cutters for long life
  • Rigid cutter assembly allows wax to be removed without water sprays. (Dryer wax shavings attained when water spray used).
  • Good tolerance to semi-crystallised honey.
  • Outwards hinging dump valve system to improve reliability of valves.
  • Improved thrower tube nozzles to reduce foaming of honey.
  • Wall mounted electronic speed control cabinet with easy speed setting.
  • 2.2kw rotor motor for high power.
  • 1.5kw wax cutter motor

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"We use Boutelje equipment throughout our honey extraction factory. The machines are of the highest quality, very robust, and the after sales service and support that the team provide, are second to none. Peter Boutelje's understanding of honey processing systems is invaluable."
Aaron Grubb - Mana Kai Honey