What size filter to you use to strain your honey? I know that most bee supply stores sell the 200, 400, and 600 micron filters. I want my honey to be "raw" but I also don't want people to be freaked out by particles in the honey.
Uh whatever size the nylon paint bags they sell at home depot are.
Basically get the large pieces of wax and any nee parts out. I end up with a little bit of wax at the top of some jars. I only sell to locals who want it raw anyway; if they ask I explain it and they are generally very happy.
I use the 400 and 600. The only reason they sell them in a 3 piece set is that is how they are made and marketed. That there is a 200 in the mix does not have a thing to do with it begin needed. I also use the same strainers to sift the bad seed and dust from tobacco seed. particles just larger than a viable tobacco seed will pass through the 600 but only particles slightly smaller will pass the 400. So I have seen a lot of the sort of things that will make it through the 400. It is like a talcum powder dust. A tobacco seed is smaller than the period in this text. They are not much bigger than dust particles themselves.
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