Frame Wire Crimper / Tensioner
Have your frame wires become loose? This crimper will breathe new life into your saggy wire by making it taut and ready to be imbedded with fresh foundation.
Crafted from premium quality stainless steel, the Frame Wire Crimper / Tensioner is an essential tool for beekeepers. The wooden frame provides a comfortable grip during use, while the stainless steel construction ensures durability and longevity. This tool is used to tension the frame wire, ensuring the proper foundation for the honeycomb. With its precise crimping and tensioning capabilities, this tool helps maintain the stability of the honeycomb, preventing breakage and ensuring the health of the hive.
1 . Pinch your loose wire between the two cogs at the end of the crimper.
2 . Run it down the length of your wire.
3 . Upon closer inspection, you will see the wire is now shaped like a tiny zigzag pattern, and your wire will now be tight again.