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Cannular Bench Top Can Seamer
CAN100

Cannular Bench Top Can Seamer

Cannular Can Seamer  
Can Fresh Aluminum Cans  
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Description

The Cannular is a manual can seamer that is easy to use, reliable, and beautifully simple.


Whether you're a brewery looking to offer canned beer to go or a homebrewer wanting to keep your creations fresh and fully protected from light, the Cannular is the answer. This bench top unit is one of the most compact and easy to use can seamers you'll find. The Cannular only requires one person to operate, and each can takes roughly 5 seconds to seam. With a two-person team, one filling and one seaming, the Cannular becomes a suitable option for nano breweries doing small canning production runs.
 
The Cannular's table spacer is specifically designed to work with 500ml (16.9 oz) Can Fresh aluminum cans (CAN150).  330ml (11.2 oz) Can Fresh cans are also available (CAN133), but you will need the correct table spacer to use them with the seamer (CAN103). We have tested standard 202 cans and have been able to achieve good seals with proper adjustments.  It is necessary to adjust the table height to ensure you have the appropriate amount of pressure applied when the can lift is raised.
 
Operation:
The beauty of the Cannular lies in how truly simple it is to operate. With only three points of operation, it only takes a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the machine. The seaming process is as follows:
  • Place lid atop the can and place the can on the table spacer
  • Turn the platform lever clockwise to raise the can to the seamer
  • Press the button to turn the machine on and begin spinning the can
  • Push the seaming lever away from you and hold for 1-2 seconds
  • Pull the seaming lever towards you and hold for 1-2 seconds
  • Press the button to turn off the machine and stop spinning the can
  • Turn the platform lever counterclockwise to lower the can

That's all there is to it!

Construction:
The Cannular was designed to be compact, durable, and safe to operate in a wet environment. The platform assembly is made from 304 grade stainless steel, so no matter how messy your canning gets, there's no need to worry about rusting or degradation. The body of the unit is made from hammered sheet metal and fastened together with stainless steel screws. Rubber feet help keep the unit from slipping and sliding while in use. In addition, the Cannular features built-in brackets near the feet so you have the option to mount the machine to your counter or benchtop. The Cannular runs off of 24V DC power via the Anderson socket located on the back. This lower voltage was chosen specifically to make the unit as safe to use in a wet environment as possible.
 
Power:
As noted above, the Cannular comes with a 24V DC Anderson socket located on the back of the unit. It does not, however, include a cord and plug. When purchasing the unit, you have the option of pairing it with either a power supply with 110V plug (CAN101), or with a 6 ft. long cord with Anderson plug and alligator clips (CAN102). The power supply is straight forward, and allows you to plug the unit into a standard 110V power socket. The alligator clips give you the option to power the unit from a battery, and can even be used with an 18V cordless power drill battery. This is certainly the most affordable option for powering the Cannular, and we've found that upwards of 200 cans can be seamed on a single battery charge.  
 
Why Cans?
So why can when you can bottle? There's no doubt that canning has become a more and more popular format for packaging beer among craft breweries over the last several years, and with good reason. Aluminum cans aren't just more environmentally friendly than bottles, since cans require less energy to transport and recycle, they're also much better at protecting the quality of the beer. Whereas bottles allow in light, which leads to skunking, aluminum cans offer 100% protection from UV and other wavelengths of light that are harmful to beer. There's still great debate surrounding whether cans or bottles are better at keeping beer fresh, but if done correctly, cans are theoretically the superior option. When a crown cap is crimped onto a bottle, the lining of the cap can form an imperfect seal on the bottle, allowing small amounts of oxygen in, as well as small amounts of CO2 out. Over time this can result in oxidation of the beer and lost carbonation. Seamed cans, on the other hand, form a much better seal that can prevent these issues. Of course, it's important to make sure that the can is purged of oxygen before being filled, and that the can lid is sealed atop foam to eliminate oxygen from the headspace. Aside from all the "sciency stuff", cans are just plain safer. Take your beer backpacking, camping, or poolside and rest assured that broken glass won't ruin your day!
 
Specifications:
  • Power: 250W 24V DC
  • Rated Speed: 3300 RPM
  • Gearbox Ratio: 9.8 : 1
  • Dimensions: 14" L x 9" W x 19.5" H
  • Weight: 40 lbs
*Please note: the table spacer included with the Cannular is specifically designed to use Can Fresh 500ml aluminum cans, which are 167.8mm tall and 52.4mm in diameter.  See below under "You Might Also Need" for an additional table spacer that can be purchased to make the seamer compatible with 330ml cans.
 
**Note 2: When you receive your cannular the rollers have been set and tested at the factory. They should not need adjustment for 100,000 cans. The table, however, comes unadjusted and getting it set up correctly is very important to getting a proper seal. Cannular's test show that a .4mm (.015") actual overlap is all that is needed to seal to 90 PSI. The proper table tension takes a little practice and expect to waste a few cans getting it dialed in. Once you learn the proper tension re-adjusting it is very quick and easy. You want the tension to be tight but not so tight as to dent the can. Use cans at your fill height with water for proper tension adjustment.
 
For more information on can seaming, check out this site here.
 
 

Kegland Part number: KL10757

 
Item # CAN100
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - Out Of Stock
Weight 46 LBS
Community Q&A

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Why did you choose this?
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I’ve used it and I enjoy the product
Vincenzo A. C on Sep 30, 2021
EASY TO USE
DALE G on Aug 9, 2021
I’ve used it and I enjoy the product
Vincenzo A. C on Sep 30, 2021
price point
Kurt T on Sep 5, 2021
EASY TO USE
DALE G on Aug 9, 2021
saw it on Flora Brewing youtube
Jarrett B on Aug 5, 2021
Tired of bottling
Damion H on May 26, 2021
This seems (*pun intended) like the best entry-level can seamer.
Valued C on Apr 28, 2021
canning cold brew coffee
TJ/Jessica H on Apr 22, 2021
Best option
Adriana C on Apr 17, 2021
For business
STEPHEN M G on Apr 6, 2021
best choice for cost
Lance M on Mar 30, 2021
Want to can .. Oktober is nice but 2 times the money
Eric on Jan 6, 2021
Covid
Ryan E on Nov 19, 2020
I own a restaurant/bar, and with COVID mitigation, we need a means to sell from our 26 taps To Go.
Valued C on Nov 13, 2020
Because
Vincenco W on Oct 13, 2020
To can beer
John D F on Sep 13, 2020
Because I want to can my beer and it has an accesible price
Starting a small canning line for our microbrewery
Timothy G on Jul 11, 2020
Best deal
Celeste B on Jul 10, 2020
Homebrew can seamer
ANGEL QUAYLE 4 on Jul 10, 2020
New to canning
Craig M on Apr 1, 2020
Only need 16 oz max and the price was right
Mark A on Mar 27, 2020
Price
INDIAN BAY M on Mar 25, 2020
price and reviews
Daniel S on Mar 4, 2020
because it is cool
TODD MCCLURE on Feb 17, 2020
I like the price
Mario A on Jan 16, 2020
Cheaper then an October canner
Chad Chyreck on Jan 8, 2020
Lots of good reviews and cheaper than the Oktober
Josh J on Jan 3, 2020
Good reviews and it looks pretty simple to operate.
Stanley Thrush on Jan 3, 2020
Home brewing fun
Isaiah C on Jan 3, 2020
Requested as gift
David S on Dec 24, 2019
The price, and the video from KegLand showing how to adjust it to a different can size
Joshua B on Dec 16, 2019
For My Birthday!!!!
ANTONIO CISNEROS on Dec 3, 2019
Looking to share and/or set aside some of my kegged homebrew. Not a fan of bottling. Love that you can essentially can on demand.
Mike Zargaj on Dec 3, 2019
liked the idea of transporting my craft.
Michael D on Dec 3, 2019
present
Tiffany J on Nov 30, 2019
Price reduction!!!
B Y on Nov 30, 2019
Black Friday Price and great reviews
Steven C on Nov 30, 2019
Price and rating
Robert M on Nov 30, 2019
I tried it at the AHA conference.
Gustav von R on Nov 21, 2019
I hope my homebrew keeps better
Edward on Oct 7, 2019
Need an inexpensive can-on-demand option for our brewery taproom.
David B on Sep 18, 2019
We want to be able to put the Beers of our Brewery in Planning into the hands of our Customers.
Jason N on Aug 28, 2019
Very good price compare to other can seamer
Ron R on Jul 27, 2019
Canned homebrew baby!
Steve T on Jul 23, 2019
Best value for the money
Matt on Jul 18, 2019
good size good price
Yvan B on Jul 15, 2019
first affordable canning machine available. Looking forward to giving it a workout and seeing how it holds up.
Evan McElhinney on Jul 15, 2019
Because my wife said no
kyle m on Jul 15, 2019
Wanted to move from bottles to cans for easy transport of my beer.
John pockl on Jul 15, 2019
affordable and good quality appearance
john c on Jul 15, 2019
price point
Kurt T on Sep 5, 2021
saw it on Flora Brewing youtube
Jarrett B on Aug 5, 2021
What cans are able to be seamed with the Cannular seamer out of the box? The pictures and video appear to be seaming a 16oz can and no accessories are shown. Is the Cannular able to seam 12oz cans out of the box or are additional accessories needed for 12oz cans? Will MoreBeer be selling empty cans as well?
Michael Cox on May 5, 2019
Can this do crowlers (32oz cans) as well?
Garrett Delano on Jul 6, 2019
When is this machine going to be available?
John Milne on Jun 1, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi John - We do not have a guaranteed ETA as to when the can seamer will be available at this time, but an educated opinion would be sometime between July and August is when we should receive them from the supplier.
Can i use this Cannular machine with aluminum cans (12 and 16oz) with CDL lids?
Jose Yanez on Oct 13, 2020
BEST ANSWER: No
Has anybody figured out a way to use typical pub cans? You know, the ones that every brewery uses. The only draw back that I have found with machine is that you HAVE to use their line of cans.
Nathan Galeota on Jul 6, 2021
BEST ANSWER: I use 473 ml cans not the 500 ml cans the unit is set up for. I had a spacer made at my local machine shop. its about 1/2 inch. On the base of your machine the stainless steel handle that raises the can is attached by 3 hex nuts on the under side. Take that off and reattach with your spacer. it will lift up enough that you can use standard 473 ml cans. Voila, Done!! worked great for me. Cheers happy canning.
Will there be a spacer produced that will allow for standard, US sized 16oz pint 202 lid cans?
Matt White on Apr 8, 2020
BEST ANSWER: I had to ask a friend to take measures and 3D print the spacer, cans are a lot cheaper
Will this be available for pre-order or will we have to wait for it to be in stock?
Kevin Noall on Jun 4, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will be available for a pre-order. Unfortunately we won't put it up for pre-sale until we get an ETA form our supplier.
Are replacement bearings for the turntable available?
John M Rixner on Apr 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Hi John - You can find replacement bearings for the turntable under item # CAN207, we currently have one more available in our east cost warehouse.
Can you "can condition" i.e. bottle condition to carbonate beer in the can?
Robert C Beal on Dec 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you sure can. The cannular cans hold a similar amount of pressure compared to bottles.
hi, i'm from mexico, here only there are cans of 12 and 16 oz, i think are 202 b64. do you know if the seamer works?
Fernando Cid Ruiz on Aug 9, 2021
BEST ANSWER: Contact Kegland directly they are the manufacturer of the seamer
Reviews

4.1 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
Easy to use, high quality machine...but
Love this canning machine but for one thing: it did not come calibrated and it took me 30 cans and required the use of a digital caliper and feeler gauges to get the cans to seal properly and consistently. What is worse was the documentation and instructions were wrong--even some of the tolerances were way off. Not sure if this is part of the problem but the mechanism used to adjust the vertical dimension of the 1st Op and 2nd Op rollers changed since the manual was printed--and this design change makes fine-tuning of the rollers very tricky. The Cannular folks would be well-advised to connect the dots between their post-sales customer experience and their marketing success.
October 10, 2021
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 1 out of 5
Very Unsatisfied
Disappointed with this product. I purchased this back in June and it does not get the job done. I’ve read the manual to setup and watched videos on how to adjust rollers and chucks. Nothing works. I ordered feeler gauges to assist in getting this machine working and still nothing. The fact that I’m still fighting with this machine is aggravating. I’ve waisted almost 100 cans trying to get this seamer so hold its carb and still nothing. I should’ve listened to the other brewers I know and purchased from “Oktober”. I’m sure a lot of people have had a great experience but this isn’t true for me. I’m to the point I’m ready to throw it away and call it a day.
October 9, 2021
Purchased
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Homebrew
The few cans I have canned with this machine has made purchase all worth it
August 6, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 1 out of 5
This is a one trick pony. You MUST use the cans and lids it is factory set for. Don't plan to make any tooling changes to accommodate any other can sizes.
April 8, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Hey so sorry about your experience. Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the honesty and value great feedback like this as it helps us improve our products. We try very hard to create the best experience for our customers and provide quality products. Please give us a call at 1-800-600-0033 or email us at info@moreflavor.com so that we can assist you. We are here to help. Cheers!
May 29, 2020
Malcolm lieban
Rated 3 out of 5
A spacer for standard US Pint (160z) 202 cans would make this perfect
I'm happy with my cannular. Took me a few hours to get it set up, but now it's seaming well. Build quality is good. Here's my main issue (and, by the way, if they sort this out, I'll come back and give a full five stars): it's built in Australia so it's really meant to work with European sized cans, 500ml and 200ml. That means you're locked into their cans. Despite that they sell it as compatible with all 202 cans. Even the product description is misleading saying "we've tested it with standard 202 style cans and achieved good seals with some adjustments". In the US we'd interpret that as working with standard US-style 16oz pint 202 lid cans, right? Well, that's not the case. The standard spacer is a hair too short for 16oz pint cans. The 200ml spacer is too tall. The base is adjustable, just not far enough to make it work. We were able to jury-rig the base platform to raise up just enough to get them to seal but that's not the most elegant solution. Basically, if they were to make a spacer for American 16oz pint cans (202 lids) this thing would be an absolute steal. Imagine being able to get any kind of 202 can and seam it up! That would be a gamechanger and I'd happily come back and give it the 5 stars it deserves at that point. Fingers crossed.
April 8, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Matt - We are actually working on this very thing. Thanks for the feedback!
April 29, 2020
Zach R Staff
Rated 5 out of 5
Good Investment
Minor Adjustments but works well.
Canning Time
Canning Time
January 16, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Works like a charm!
Got this to expand my home brew operation as a way to save and/or gift away my best batches. So easy to use. Worked right out of the box! I did a few test cans using water just to get the hang of it. From there, piece of cake. It’s really awesome showing up to a buddy’s house with a 4-pack of your own beer! Suggest watching a few YouTube videos before, as the unit does not come with instructions. Also, the need to buy a power supply separately is a little odd and adds to the price. But, the result is way worth it.
December 27, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Worked right it of the box for me! Canning is awesome!
December 22, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Amazing Investment
One of my favorite investments thus far for brewing. Canned an entire corny keg worth of imperial stout my first time using it. Works great.
December 14, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Revolutionary Change? Or short term distraction
I received the Cannular as a B-day gift from my family. My interest in this was to better distribute my liquid creations to family and friends and not rely on just kegs and growlers or have cases of bottles everywhere.

While I've only had 2 weeks, here are Cons and Pros.

Cons;
- Why it does not come with the power supply is confusing, and the additional cost is annoying.
- They should include at least a dozen cans for initial setup/tuning of the plates. They should also tell you to use water or beer you don't care about while getting it dialed in
- I had 3 occurrences in the 1st 30/40 cans where the height became unadjusted and either crushed a can or mis aligned a lid. I finally started back from scratch and was able to pinpoint the final adjustment.
- Operationally this thing is messy, the "splash radius" is about 8 ft and your wife will NOT be happy if you get beer on her kitchen ceiling. (see more below)
- it is difficult to move around if you do not have a dedicated space, it needs handles
- Can cost is quite expensive$.48/can vs. wholesale price of commercial cans (my local brewery get's their crowlers for <$.25)

Pro's
- CANS!!
- Impresses your friends
- Easy operation once adjustments are made
- Great size for both operation and storage
- Durable, well made and constructed with excellent materials
- Excellent on-line materials for support and operation (just search Cannular on Youtube)

Recommendations;
- Place Towel(s) underneath and over unit while using to avoid messy splashing
- Invest in a Beer Gun/Last Straw or other counter pressure filler
-- i.e., do not pour from keg tap as it get's too much foam (not full enough can) and creates more mess
- Use carbonated water during initial calibration and adjustment (don't abuse alcohol)

To Be Determined
- How long do the can's hold pressure?
- Can I "bottle condition" specific beers in the can (specially Belgian styles)?
- How often are adjustments necessary?
- Are the can costs worth the long term investment?
- What is the best way to label?

Overall, I am not displeased. I feel 4 stars is the proper rating given some of the setup challenges and the additional costs necessary to use the unit long term. Time will tell if this is the next big thing for homebrewing or just the latest toy.
November 13, 2019
Response from MoreFlavor
Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the honesty and value great feedback like this as it helps us improve our products. Cheers!
November 13, 2019
Graciela H