USE FOR: DIESEL - OIL - WATER BECKSON 109PC, BEC109PC Safety experts caution against the unsafe practice of siphoning petroleum by mouth, warning specifically, that it can result in loss of life. Beckson's answer is the patented Siphon-Mate® pump; a combination displacement lift pump and siphon pump with valves suitable for transferring fuel. Pump half strokes to start flow. Once flow begins, fully extending the handle will allow siphoning provided that the source is higher in elevation than the receptacle. U.S. Patent LENGTH: 11-1/2" (28.4cm) DIAMETER: 1-1/4" (32mm) LIFTS: 4 oz (.12 L) per stroke. Supplied with clear tubing to allow versatile application. Cut tubing for desired length of intake and discharge hose. When finished siphoning or pumping flammable liquids, be sure to drain siphon pump of liquid before storing.This pump not intended for transfer of liquid over 120°F (49'°C) nor solvents that will attack PVC.