Utilizes a special thermoplastic-coated stainless steel base with a high-flow hydrophobic, mesh separator membrane that has an affinity for petroleum but repels water. The element can be removed easily, cleaned with a solvent and a soft non-scratch brush low air pressure, steam or approved liquid cleaners. Funnel can be used for fast checking of potential contaminates, passes fuel, collects water and solids. Replacement elements available when required.