Below is a list of standard sizes and approximate volume of US metal food cans. You can use this table to substitute volume for cans when recipes call for a particular can size, or for substituting fresh foods for canned.

  • 6Z: 6 oz Dimensions: 2 1/8" x 3 1/2"
  • 8Z Short: 1 cup Dimensions: 2 11/16" x 3"
  • 8Z Tall: 1 cup Dimensions: 2 11/16" x 3 1/4"
  • Picnic: 1 1/4 cups Dimensions: 2 11/16" x 4"
  • No. 211 Cylinder: 1 2/3 cups Dimensions: 2 11/16" x 4 7/8"
  • No. 300: 1 3/4 cups Dimensions: 3" x 4 7/16"
  • No. 300 Cylinder: 2 1/2 cups Dimensions: 3" x 5 9/16"
  • No. 1 tall: 2 cups Dimensions: 3 1/16" x 4 11/16"
  • No. 303: 2 cups Dimensions: 3 3/16" x 4 3/8"
  • No. 303 Cylinder: 2 2/3 cups Dimensions: 3 3/16" x 5 9/16"
  • No. 2 Vacuum: 1 3/4 cups Dimensions: 3 7/16" x 3 3/8"
  • No. 2: 2 1/2 cups Dimensions: 3 7/16" x 4 9/16"
  • Jumbo 3 1/4 cups Dimensions: 3 7/16" x 5 5/8"
  • No. 2 Cylinder: 3 1/3 cups Dimensions: 3 7/16" x 5 3/4"
  • No. 1 1/4: 1 2/3 cups Dimensions: 4 1/16" x 2 3/8"
  • No. 2 1/2: 3 1/2 cups Dimensions: 4 1/16" x 4 11/16"
  • No. 3 Vacuum: 3 cups Dimensions: 4 1/4" x 3 7/16"
  • No. 3 Cylinder 6 1/2 cups Dimensions: 4 1/4" x 7"
  • No. 5: 7 1/3 cups Dimensions: 5 1/8" x 5 5/8"
  • No. 10: 13 2/3 cups Dimensions: 6 1/8" x 7"