Looking for Home Canning Jar Replacement Parts: Rubber Rings, Lids, Caps, Etc. for Mason, Ball and Kerr Jars in 2023? Scroll down this page and follow the links. And if you bring home some fruit or vegetables and want to can, freeze, make jam, salsa or pickles, see this page for simple, reliable, illustrated canning, freezing or preserving directions. There are plenty of other related resources, click on the resources dropdown above. If you are having a hard time finding canning lids, I've used these, and they're a great price & ship in 2 days.
And for easy, step-by-step illustrated canning directions, from applesauce to pickles to jams, click here!
Does Ball still make rubber seals for the older zinc caps? No. Ball doesn't, but some others now do. However, home canning experts do not recommend that you use them. The modern flat lid and metal ring is superior in reliability and safety. If you insist in using the rubber ring system, do not use old rubber rings: they have aged and will probably not seal effectively, especially on an older jar. You can get new rubber canning rings quite inexpensively here:
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