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The following chart is a list of the food can sizes we carry and also the chuck sizes associated with those cans:
The chuck is a disk-type part of the can sealer / seamer that holds the lid in place on top of the can during the seaming process.
All can linings / coatings are food grade unless specifically specified otherwise – call for details.

Note that it is important that the chuck size diameter correctly matches the can size diameter in order for the seaming process to be successful.

Can Name

Can Size

Approx. Capacity **

Can Style

Chuck Size

2oz Can 2-11/16” Dia. X 1-1/16” High 2oz Steel, Straight smooth sides 211
4oz Can 3-1/16″ Dia. x 1-6/16″ High 4oz Steel, Straight smooth sides 301
6oz Can 3-7/16″ Dia. x 1-11/16″ High 6oz Steel, Straight, smooth sides 307
8oz Tapered Salmon Can 3-7/16″ Dia. x 2″ High 8oz Steel, Tapered, smooth sides 307
#1 Can 2-11/16″ Dia. x 4″ High 10oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 211
#2 Short Can 3-7/16″ Dia. x 3-1/2″ High 13oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 307
Soup Can 3″ Dia. x 4-7/16″ High 14oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 300
16oz Tapered Salmon Can 3-1/16″ Dia. x 4-8/16″ High 16oz Steel, Tapered, smooth sides 301
#2 Can 3-7/16″ Dia. x 4-9/16″ High 19oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 307
#2 1/2 Can 4-1/16″ Dia. x 4-11/16″High 28oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 401
#3 Tall Can 4-4/16″ Dia. x 7″ High 48oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 404
#5 Can 5-1/8” Dia. X 5-5/8” High 60oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 502
#10 Can 6-3/16″ Dia. x 7″ High 100oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 603

 

 

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The following chart is a comparison list of can sealer chuck sizes and the food can sizes that each associated chuck will seal:

The chuck size that you will need for your can sealer depends on the can size diameter that you are wanting to seal.
The chuck is a disk-type part of the can sealer / seamer that holds the lid in place on top of the can during the seaming process.
All can linings / coatings are food grade unless specifically specified otherwise – call for details.

Note that it is important that the chuck size diameter correctly matches the can size diameter in order for the seaming process to be successful.

Can Name

Can Size

Approx. Capacity **

Can Style

Chuck Size

2oz Can 2-11/16” Dia. X 1-1/16” High 2oz Steel, Straight smooth sides 211
4oz Can 3-1/16″ Dia. x 1-6/16″ High 4oz Steel, Straight smooth sides 301
6oz Can 3-7/16″ Dia. x 1-11/16″ High 6oz Steel, Straight, smooth sides 307
8oz Tapered Salmon Can 3-7/16″ Dia. x 2″ High 8oz Steel, Tapered, smooth sides 307
#1 Can 2-11/16″ Dia. x 4″ High 10oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 211
#2 Short Can 3-7/16″ Dia. x 3-1/2″ High 13oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 307
Soup Can 3″ Dia. x 4-7/16″ High 14oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 300
16oz Tapered Salmon Can 3-1/16″ Dia. x 4-8/16″ High 16oz Steel, Tapered, smooth sides 301
#2 Can 3-7/16″ Dia. x 4-9/16″ High 19oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 307
#2 1/2 Can 4-1/16″ Dia. x 4-11/16″High 28oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 401
#3 Tall Can 4-4/16″ Dia. x 7″ High 48oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 404
#5 Can 5-1/8” Dia. X 5-5/8” High 60oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 502
#10 Can 6-3/16″ Dia. x 7″ High 100oz Steel, Straight, beaded sides 603

 

 

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Wells Can Company does not ship damaged cans. Period. However, due to the nature of the shipping process, some of the metal cans will receive small dents or be damaged. This is common, and in no way effects the usability of the can. If you find the number of dented / damaged cans unacceptable, please feel free to contact us. In such cases we will assist you in whatever way we can to place a claim with the shipping company. The ultimate responsibility lies with purchaser to process any claims with the relevant shipping company.

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