I am a composite technician living in Cape Town, South Africa. I have been approached to manufacture composite, or fibreglass hives. Easy enough to do and yet I have run into a question that has me confused. When doing a search for fibreglass hives, there are none to be found on the net. There are plastic hives available. Is there a reason for this?
I have spoken to local keepers and they say no. The beauty of this, if it does not affect the bees, is a box lifespan of 15 years plus.
Your help would be appreciated greatly.