Sterilizers for jars and preserves
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Discover our electric jar sterilizers also called canners or boilers. You will be able to buy all types of electric sterilizers, there are sterilizers with large vats, automatic sterilizers, cheap sterilizers and much more! You can buy mainly sterilizers of the brand Le Pratique, it is a brand of sterilizer created by Le Parfait to complete its assortment of jars with lids and jars with seals
How does a sterilizer work?
A sterilizer is basically a large stainless steel or plastic tank that heats water to a temperature of 100°C. Depending on the type of sterilizer, you will find certain characteristics like the fact that some are automatic, with LCD screen ... Allowing you to manage with more precision the heating time and the temperature
How to choose your sterilizer ?
In practice, you can keep your homemade jars in the oven, in a pressure cooker or in manual sterilizers. However, an electric sterilizer is much more convenient to use, because it requires little intervention: you place the jars, fill the tank with water and start the timer. With the democratization of home-made products, manufacturers are offering more and more sophisticated electric sterilizers. Various functions make the use of the device simple and fast.
You will choose the sterilizer that best suits your needs, depending on your habits and the frequency with which you sterilize your jars. The capacity, the heating power and the technical options are the parameters to take into account when choosing a sterilizer.
If you are used to sterilization, you can do without some options. A beginner, on the other hand, will want to be guided in its use and benefit from functions that make it easier to handle. If you regularly sterilize your jars, choose a large capacity electric sterilizer.
What are the different functions found on electric jar sterilizers?
There are many features that make this device practical.
- The thermostat
- The timer
- The LCD screen
- The faucet
Sterilizers with thermostat
Previously, it was necessary to use a kitchen thermometer to sterilize your jars. The result was inaccurate and could make you miss the sterilization. The thermostat allows you to adjust the temperature of your device in a few seconds and to maintain it throughout the process.
Sterilizers with a timer
It can be laborious to keep track of how long it takes to sterilize your jars, especially if you are cooking others at the same time. Getting the timing wrong can cause your jars to fail to sterilize. A timer is a necessary accessory to make your job easier.
Sterilizers with LCD screen
Some sterilizers are now equipped with LCD screens, allowing the user to have all the information he needs in front of him and to make time and temperature adjustments.
The power of a sterilizer
The heating power is an important characteristic in the choice of an electric jar sterilizer. It usually varies between 1000 and 2000 watts. A machine that heats up quickly is useful if you have little time or a small quantity of jars to sterilize.
Always remember to buy a sterilizer with a tap!
We don't think about it enough, but the tap is a must-have accessory for the electric sterilizer. A tank full of water is heavy and difficult to handle. At the end of the process, the faucet allows you to drain it and eventually use the water to water your plants!
What is an automatic sterilizer?
Some electric jar sterilizers make it even easier with an automatic start function when the temperature is optimal and an automatic stop function when the process is complete. The machine doesn't need to be monitored, so you can go about your business with peace of mind.
The three essential criteria to remember when choosing your sterilizer are
- Heating power
- The capacity
- The functions
Manufacturers now design their devices to make sterilization accessible to everyone, even beginners, at a reasonable price. Let yourself be tempted by an electric jar sterilizer in our product catalog.