Q&A | August 21, 2014

A Beginner's Guide To On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation


By Kevin Westerling

Why buy, transport, and store chlorine when you can make your own? Here are eight questions to consider before adopting the practice.

Chlorine is a wonderful, life-saving chemical. It may be taken somewhat for granted today, but chlorine’s arrival more than a century ago really did herald a revolution, and it’s still going strong. Of course, the use of liquid and gas chlorine also has its drawbacks, including the ongoing repurchase expense and a variety of safety concerns associated with transport and storage.