Waste King 2518 8" Scrap Ring Guard is a genuine part manufactured by Waste King. This particular part is a Scrap Ring Guard for Waste King cone assemblies. It is for use with the cone assembly and measures at 8 inches diameter. The purpose of the scrap ring guard allows for only items that the user pushes down through the guard into the disposer area for grinding. It will help to keep out silverware and other utensils from falling into the grinding plates of a Waste King garbage disposal.