How often should I oil the gasket on my pressure canner?
Gaskets on older models may need a light coat of vegetable oil once a year. Gaskets on newer models are pre-lubricated and don't need oiling. Check your instruction manual if you are in doubt about how often to oil the gasket.
Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009