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What is a chlorine generator?

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Many people are choosing to remodel their swimming pool systems to add saltwater chlorination. With a saltwater pool system, a chlorine generator is added to the pool's filtration system. The water circulates through the chlorinator, where salt produces a chlorine gas that dissolves into the water. That chlorine in turn, breaks down and turns into salt, cycling the process all over again.

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Can you use a salt water chlorine generator plus ozone?

Yes you can use an Ozone generator and a Chlorine generator together. The Ozone generator will actually extend the life of the cell on the Chlorine generator because the ozone takes care of the bulk of the oxidation workload, thus the Chlorine generator does not need to be run as hard.


You cannot get the salt level to come up in your swimming pool and the chlorine generator will not produce chlorine?

It sounds like the chlorine generator is broken


What is difference between generator and chlorinator?

A "generator" converts the salt in the water to chlorine. A "chlorinator" uses chlorine tabs and as they dissolve chlorine is introduced to the water.


What do you do if chlorine in saltwater pool is high?

Adjust your chlorine generator levels.


Why is pool Ph low and chlorine high though you have not put chlorine in for weeks?

Do you have a chlorine generator? No.


How do you convert a chlorine pool to a saltwater pool?

You would need a chlorine generator such as Auto Pilot. Many companies make them. After you install the chlorine generator, you add your salt to the pool.


What is the average price for a chlorine generator?

it takes $5


Can you switch from chlorine to a saltwater system just by installing a chlorine generator and adding salt?

Yes


How does a chlorine generator work?

A chlorine generator works by using dissolved salt as a store for the chlorination system. The generator allows water to breakdown the salt to produce hyprochlorus acid and sodium hyprochlorite to sanitize the water.


Why do you need a chlorine generator?

If you have a salt water pool then the chlorine generator is there to convert the salt into chlorine to keep up the chlorine content of the pool. However if you don't have one of these or it is broken down you can always add chlorine directly to make up the shortfall until the necessary repairs are done.


Can you use a copper algicide with a chlorine generator or will it destroy the chlorine generating plates?

I really don't know.


Do you have to buy a salt chlorine generator to have a salt water pool?

Yes. The salt is run through a chlorinator that changes the salt to chlorine. It won't do it by itself so you have to buy the generator to do this.

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