All about Uncapping Trays

When you speak of uncapping, this refers to the process of getting rid of the thin beeswax that covers off the honey frames for the honey to be exposed. Only once you expose the honey will you be able to extract it. Uncapping equipment and tools range from automatic uncappers, handheld uncapping knife or comb, and uncapping trays. 

During uncapping, your goal is to cause minimal damage to all the frames as much as possible since it is possible to reuse the drawn comb so that your bees can get a head start when it comes to filling up the …

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