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You have a swimming pool that has a Salt Chlorinator fitted to the filtration system and you suspect that the unit is not working correctly and you are looking for some easy to follow troubleshooting advice, or you may just be curious?. You may also be considering converting your hand or auto dosed Chlorine swimming pool to a salt water sanitised pool ....... Read More


Salt cell comparisons

Salt Cell health

A dirty corroded salt cell VS a clean unit

This is one of the common problems that we come across. This probably accounts for 60% of all the problems we encounter with salt chlorinators. In the picture the cell on the LHS is "dead" Note the white calcification deposits on the plates and on the water sensor at the cap. Regular inspection and cleaning is required, even though these are self cleaning units. This is a common problem amongst all the salt chlorinator brands in the field. There is no exception.

Swimming pool Salt - 20kg bags 

Salt Chlorinator component Gallery - FYI 

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Salt cell burnt cable connections

Burn't / Loose connections on Salt chlorinator cell 

An expensive repair -

The picture shows you what can happen if proper pre-commissioning tests and checks have not been carried out correctly .

Salt chlorinator pump control timeclock

Salt chlorinator pump control timeclock 

Common replacements 

Stanley salt chlorinator controller

Stanley Salt Chlorinator controller 

A trusted Brand name -

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Astral salt chlorinator cell 6 series

Astral Salt chlorinator cell on test

6 Series 

Zodiac Tri Salt chlorinator on test

Zodiac Tri Salt Chlorinator controller with pH auto doser

Control the pool water pH 

Stanley salt chlorinator cable connections on the underside of controller

Plug connections below Stanley salt chlorinator controller

Cable connections 

Dirty salt chlorinator cell

All proclaimed "self cleaning" salt chlorinator cells require cleaning 

Our most common problem 

Workshop "Wet-Testing" of Salt chlorinator cell and controller after repairs - comprehensive tests are carried out. 

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