How to remove/close old offline chlorinator connections?

bov188

Member
Jul 4, 2018
7
North NJ
The previous owners installed an offline chlorinator (Pentair Rainbow 300). I don't want to continue using the chlorinator because there is no check valve to protect the heater, and there is not enough space to easily install one.

Is there a way to remove/cap off the hose connections sticking out of the PVC for the chlorinator? Or do the pipes need to be completely replaced?

Or, should I leave the chlorinator installed and just not add pucks and leave the valve set to close?
 

Attachments

  • chlorinator_inlet.jpg
    chlorinator_inlet.jpg
    275.5 KB · Views: 7
  • chlorinator_outlet.jpg
    chlorinator_outlet.jpg
    195.4 KB · Views: 7
  • chlorinator_pvc_inlets.jpg
    chlorinator_pvc_inlets.jpg
    80.9 KB · Views: 7

markayash

Gold Supporter
Mar 21, 2016
3,506
Atlanta Ga
What I did was get a piece of PVC pipe the next size in diameter. If your plumbing is 1 1/2 but 2”. Then cut a small 3” off. Then take that 3” piece and cut it down the middle. Wish a had a picture but it will fit over your pipe.
then prime and glue and install a clamp mainly to hold it while it dries.
I will look for a picture

1622669575486.jpeg
 
Last edited:
Thread Status
Hello , There was no answer in this thread for more than 60 days.
It can take a long time to get an up-to-date response or contact with relevant users.