Ozone Do’s and Don’ts

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I recently set up my Ozotech Poseidon 400 ozone generator, ozotech IQ20 air dryer and the mutiny ozone reactor by avast. The air dryer needs about 3 hours to regenerate the desiccant beads (2 hours hot, 1 hour cool down). During those 3 hours with a 30 minute overlap before and after to cover timer inaccuracy between the air dryer and outlet timer, I have a timer that shuts off the air pump pulling air through the air dryer and pushing air through the ozone generator. But I don’t have the generator on a timer. Will it damage the generator to run for 4 hours a day without air being pulled through it? I just don’t want to stick another bulky timer on my power strip. In my mind it shouldn’t be an issue.
 

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I recently set up my Ozotech Poseidon 400 ozone generator, ozotech IQ20 air dryer and the mutiny ozone reactor by avast. The air dryer needs about 3 hours to regenerate the desiccant beads (2 hours hot, 1 hour cool down). During those 3 hours with a 30 minute overlap before and after to cover timer inaccuracy between the air dryer and outlet timer, I have a timer that shuts off the air pump pulling air through the air dryer and pushing air through the ozone generator. But I don’t have the generator on a timer. Will it damage the generator to run for 4 hours a day without air being pulled through it? I just don’t want to stick another bulky timer on my power strip. In my mind it shouldn’t be an issue.
That’s a really good question. I’ve got the same unit in operation on a couple of systems. They are being fed from a central air supply that flows through a dessicant that we manually regenerate as needed. A few times, I’ve seen the air flow drop out for varying lengths of time with no apparent damage to the generator. I did worry about overheating. I would ask the manufacturer though.
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That’s a really good question. I’ve got the same unit in operation on a couple of systems. They are being fed from a central air supply that flows through a dessicant that we manually regenerate as needed. A few times, I’ve seen the air flow drop out for varying lengths of time with no apparent damage to the generator. I did worry about overheating. I would ask the manufacturer though.
Jay
Awesome, thanks for the info I will reach out to the manufacturer.
 

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