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11.1.7 Where can I find canning equipment parts?




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This article is from the Food Preserving FAQ, by Eric Decker ericnospam@getcomputing.com with numerous contributions by others.

11.1.7 Where can I find canning equipment parts?

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Sources Of Canning Equipment

Pressure Canners

            Liquid        Jar            Gauge    Parts   Repair
            capacity      capacity       type     avail-  service
             quarts       quarts  pints           able

 
  Mirro     12, 22           4    10     weight    yes      no
            (4,6,8 cookers)  7    20
 
  Presto    13,17,22         4     8     dial      yes      yes
                             7    16     weight
 
  Wisconsin Alumin. 7,10,15  4     4     dial      yes      yes
 
  "All-American"  21,25,30                         yes      no


Dixie Canner (sells the All-American line)

Canners previously made, with no available parts or service:

     National Victory         Health
     Burpee                   Dixie

Note: replacements and testing also available Presto for spring-type
"pop-up" pressure regulator.

Presto also services and carries parts for:
Steamliner
Maid of Honor, Model 620
Kook Kwik, Models "Best Made" and "Merit"


BOILING WATER CANNERS

                                         Jar capacity
                  Volume capacity       quarts    pints
 
  Mirro                 21              7         9
 
  General Housewares  12, 21            7         8
 
  Glashaus - Weck                       8         11

(electric self-contained heating unit)


JARS AND LIDS jar sizes

Ball
jelly, 0.5, 1, 1.5 pint, quart, 0.5 gallon regular mouth
1, 1.5 pint, quart, 0.5 gallon wide mouth

Golden Harvest
0.5 pint, pint, quart regular mouth
0.5 pint, pint, quart in wide mouth

Kerr
jelly, 0.5, 1, 1.5 pint, quart regular mouth
1, 1.5 pint, quart wide mouth


Addresses for sources:

Mirro Aluminum Corp./P.O. Box 409/Manitowoc, WI, 54220-0409/(414) 684-4421.
** also sells Foley, Earthgrown brands

National Presto Industries Inc./3925 N. Hastings Way/Eau Claire, WI 54703/
(715) 839-2209. [correction thanks to Lois Grassl
].

Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Co./P.O. Box 246/Manitowoc, WI 54221-0246/
(414) 682-8627

Dixie Canner Equipment Co./Box 1348/Athens, GA 30603/ (404) 549-1914

General Housewares/P.O. Box 4066/Terre Haute, IN 47804/ (812) 232-1000

Ball Corp./345 S. High St./Muncie, IN 47302/ (317) 284-8441

Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp./2444 West 16th St./Chicago, IL 60608/

(312) 226-1700 or (800) 331-2609. [BTW, as of March 1996, Kerr was bought
out by Ball.--phone research by the folks at r.f.p.

Anchor Glass Container Corp./ One Anchor Plaza/4343 Anchor Plaza Parkway/
Tampa, FL 33634/ (813) 884-0000. Golden Harvest jars.

Glashaus Inc./Crystal Lake, IL / (815) 356-8440. Distributes Weck Products.


Other Sources:

Lemra Products/ 4331 North Dixie Highway/ Suite 4/ Boca Raton, FL 33431/
(407) 368-8781. Makes the Squeezo juicer/press.

NASCO/ 901 Janesville Ave./ P.O.Box 901/ Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-0901/

(414) 563-2446 or (800) 558-9595. Home Ec. supplies.

Robert Bosch Corp./Household Products Div./2800 S. 25th Ave./Broadview, IL
60153/ (708) 865-5256. Electric juicer/press.

Prepared by Mary A. Keith, Foods and Nutrition, August, 1991
Revised by Susan Brewer, Foods and Nutrition Specialist
EHE-703

 

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