Is there chlorine in salt

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it official name is sodium CHLORIDE. i guess so.

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Sodium chloride (NaCl) contain chlorine.

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What better salt system or chlorine?

A salt system makes chlorine, that's what its there for.

How salt is different from chlorine?

Ordinary salt is a compound formed from sodium and chlorine.

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Does chlorine contain salt?

No, chlorine is an element, consisting only of chlorine atoms. Common table salt contains chlorine in the form of the chloride ion (Cl-)

Can you have a salt water hot tub and a chlorine pool without cross contamination?

You cannot "contaminate" a chlorine pool or spa with salt or vice versa. Chlorine starts as salt. Chlorine generators use salt to make chlorine. Therefore your "salt" spa is already a chlorine spa, you are just not putting chlorine tablets in it. It is a very common misconception that a salt system is some how different than a chlorine system. There are no "salt generators" and the salt does nothing other than allow a "chlorine generator" to produce chlorine. We get this question almost every day and it's generally because customers are "sold" not "told" about the product they purchased. If you were expecting anything other than purchasing a device that makes chlorine from salt, you will be disappointed. Pool & Spa

Can I Mix salt in a chlorine pool?

Do you have a system installed at the equipment pad that will convert the salt to chlorine? If not, then NO!.

Is the salt or chlorine more abrasive for your skin?

Chlorine is more abrasive for your skin. Salt is much more natural and better for you. But if you have a salt system in your pool, you are still producing chlorine.

Is chlorine in salt?

Salt is made up of two elements, chlorine and sodium.

What is the percent composition of chlorine in salt?

By atoms it is 50% sodium and 50% chlorine. By mass (sodium is 23.0, chlorine is 35.5, salt is 58.5) is 39.3% sodium and 60.7% chlorine.

Is a salt water or chlorine pool better?

A Salt water pool is a chlorine pool. The difference is that in the case of a saltwater pool there is a chlorinater fited inline that converts the salt into chlorine automaticaly, Meaning that you don't have to purchace any chlorine to keep up chlorine levels.

Does salt and chlorine look the same?

No. Salt is a white crystalline solid. Chlorine is a greenish gas.