As an equipment owner, maintenance manager or mechanic, you do everything you can to avoid dirt and contamination entering your equipment. You clean parts scrupulously, you are careful with assembly and filter changes, and insure that you have clean lubricant for post assembly fills, top offs or service oil changes. If you use a reusable plastic, metal or gooseneck funnel, all of your attention to cleanliness is for naught. Any shop funnel, if examined by the simple method of wiping a clean white shop towel in the funnel, will illustrate this problem. Typically, shop funnels contain:
All of the contaminants listed will be washed into your engine, gearbox, transmission, differential, etc. The end result is accelerated component wear, reduced lubricant service life, decreased oil filter service life and erroneous oil analysis results. No matter how sophisticated your maintenance program is, all of it can be destroyed by a dirty shop funnel.
There is a solution to this problem. Fast Funnel Disposable Funnels are single use, disposable funnels, that guarantee a clean funnel every time. Available in four sizes, they can be used in virtually any application utilizing liquid or powder transfer. They are not for hot or corrosive materials, but can be used for virtually all other applications where a reusable funnel would be
A selection of uses would include: