Can I build an ozone generator or is the process too
complicated for the average bear?
Tom! Ozone-producing short wavelength [253.7 nm] are commercially available,
but fairly expensive -- in the $100 to $1000 range.
Having said that:
THE AVERAGE SMART BEAR DOES NOT MAKE AN OZONE GENERATOR.
OZONE IS EXTREMELY TOXIC.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA] sets the maximum
allowable 8 hour exposure of ozone at 0.1 parts per million, and the maximum
allowable 15 min exposure at 0.3 ppm. Furthermore, the detrimental effects
have been found to be cumulitive.
It is one of the chemicals that nobody should mess with unless you have the
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