1 lb. calcium hydroxide (lye) to 10 gal. water. Lye always added to the cold water.
Frames to be striped of old adhearing wax from solar melter or comb removed from frame are boiled for about 5 min. Rinse with hose, dry in sun.
Frames from AFB hive are BURNT.
Other hive furniture is boild 15 min. if from AFB hive.