Hayword Chlorine Feeder

Chlorinating, maintaining the right chlorine levels,
chlorine problems. Dichlor, trichlor, cal hypo, bleach,
granules, chlorine pucks and chlorine sticks.
EdBitzer

Hayword Chlorine Feeder

Postby EdBitzer » Sat 24 Jun, 2006 16:21

Not introducing measureable chlorine with a feeder (also obvious by their very slow dissolution) using "pucks." Maintaining correct chemistry with stablized powder. Hayword is hooked up correctly using pressure drop across filter with drop of almost 15 psi and Hayword valve wide open. We inherted this system - do these feeders ever fail? The principle seems simple, a flow valve on the input side and possibly a check valve on the exit.

Ed


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Postby Guest » Wed 05 Jul, 2006 13:48

Sometimes the Chlorinator will get clogged by tiny pieces of the hockey pucks. To fix this, turn the valve all the way open then closed a bunch of times. The pressure variation usually flushes out the clog.
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Postby Pooltech32 » Thu 06 Jul, 2006 23:55

it could also be plugged, the puck feeders will get clogged with puck sludge, you will need to disassemble the dial valve and clean or replace it.
Ed Bitzer

Postby Ed Bitzer » Thu 13 Jul, 2006 16:46

Good suggestions for source of problem. Finally took apart and found that a check valve was on the input side which was positioned to stop any flow. I switched with the the "plain" output (assumeing the check valve belonges somethere<g> and the pot is now working fine and very sensitive to setting.

Ed

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