Glossary of Terms - "G"

Term Definition
Gas Cylinder

An upright container filled with 100 or 150 pounds of liquid chlorine or sulfur dioxide which is used as the gas supply. Larger containers, such as ton-containers are also commonly used.

GPD (grams-per-day) Acronym for grams-per-day of gas feed capability. Chlorinators used outside of the United States are usually rated by this measure of capacity.
GPM (gallons-per-minute)

Acronym for gallons-per-minute of water feed capacity. Water supply lines are usually rated in GPM.

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