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If you have a sous vide circulator that runs in a container, getting a lid for it is a great idea. The main benefit is to eliminate (or at least drastically reduce) evaporation over long cooks. With a securely fitting lid, I can usually do a 176°F (80°C) for 24 hours without needing to add any additional water.
All of the pre-cut lids go with a certain type of sous vide container, so be sure to double check you are getting one that matches what you have. The more fluid "lids" like ping pong balls and plastic wrap will fit any container.
To see what lids fit what containers, I recommend my sous vide water bath systems article.
These sous vide lids are what we recommend to our friends and family. While one might be a better fit for you personally, you can't go wrong with any of them. These are mainly with a focus on home cooks (see below for professional machines).
These are sous vide lids that we highly respect and feel very comfortable recommending, with a focus on home cooks (see below for professional machines). They might not match our Top Picks, but they are sous vide lids many people use and are very happy with.
Have you used something that we don't cover here? Let us know what you use and why you love it!