ADBKA Loan Equipment

The Association has equipment used in the extraction and processing of honey and wax available for loan by Members. They are typically either large and/or infrequently used items.  The equipment is kept at various locations in our area. Loan is normally free.

Crathes Apiary

Graham Torrie, Torphins
Tel: 07594 063703
Email: grahamtorrie001@gmail.com

  1. Extractor (manual) – Large, nine frame, manual radial extractor
  2. Electric uncapping knife
  3. Refractometer
  4. Heated uncapping tray
  5. Warming Cabinet – Accommodates two 30 lb buckets and gently warms them to desired temperature up to 70 oC.
  6. Candle-making kit – Includes bain marie for melting wax, various moulds, wicks and other accessories

Aboyne

Jenny Lewis, Aboyne AB34 5FB
Tel: 07772 186654
Email: jenniferlewis1983@gmail.com

  1. Kochstar Wax Melter ll

Drumoak

Ken Church, Drumoak AB31 5EL
Tel: 07410 451542
Email: diverneth@live.co.uk

  1. Universal lightweight 9-frame radial extractor
  2. Heated uncapping tray
  3. Electric uncapping knife
  4. Heather honey press

Aberdeen (Bridge of Don)

Sandy Gordon, Danestone AB22 8AJ
Tel: 01224 484540

  1. Honey extractors
  2. Mini-melters
  3. Heather honey press
  4. Wax extractor
  5. Wax foundation press

Longside (Mintlaw/Peterhead)

Erling Watt, Longside AB42 4XQ
Tel: 07429 454572
Email: erling2012@gmail.com

  1. Unimel stainless steel 3-frame tangential extractor
  2. Heated uncapping tray
  3. Electric uncapping knife
  4. Heather honey press
  5. Wax melter