Plastic foundations are stronger than wax foundations. They do not melt in warm temperatures or break easily during honey extraction. They are resistant to pests.
What is foundation sheet? Foundation sheets are sheets of beeswax or plastic that are used to guide the comb building and give support to the comb. Foundation sheet is not required in beekeeping, as bees will build comb without it. However, foundation sheet is used to guide the location and orientation of the comb. […]