sop for Cleaning and operation of labeling machine
1.1 To describe the cleaning & operation of labeling machine.
2.1 This procedure is applicable for labeling machine present in the production Liquid department.
3.1 Operator – To perform the procedure.
3.2 Officer production- To ensure that the operation is being performed in compliance with the
3.3 IPQA person – To ensure in-process checks, and counter check that the
Compliance is in line with SOP.
4.1 Department Head
5.1 Cleaning procedure
5.1.1 Ensure all the material is removed from the equipment.
5.1.2 Remove the product status label and affix ‘To be cleaned’ status label as per sop over the equipment.
5.1.3 Dismantle the moveable parts of machine- gum housing, label assembly and label master.
5.1.4 Dip the gum housing in 20 liter purified water for 10 minutes, then clean with nylon scrubber and mope with lint free cloth.
5.1.5 Clean label assembly and label master by moping of lint free cloth dipped in 70% IPA solution.
5.1.6 Scrub the sticky material with scrubber to remove.
5.1.7 Clean the surface of machine with lint free cloth dipped in 70% IPA solution.
5.1.8 Affix “Cleaned “Label as per sop to the machine.
5.1.9 Inform QA chemist for Line Clearance of the machine.
5.3.1 Ensure that the machine and area are cleaned before start operation.
5.3.2 Switch ON the electrical supply and release emergency button.
5.3.3 Set all change parts according to the required size.
5.3.4 Load the turn table with 4 or 5 bottles of the product to be run on line.
5.3.5 Adjust the guard line as per thickness of the bottles.
5.3.6 After ensuring smooth operation of the line, load the turn table with the filled bottles of batch to be run.
5.3.7 Push yellow button to run the machine in inching mode.
5.3.8 Push green button to run the machine.
5.3.9 Rotate the drive in clockwise direction to increase the RPM of machine.
5.3.10 Rotate the drive in anticlockwise direction to decrease the RPM of machine.
5.3.11 Push red button to stop the operation.
5.3.12 All activity to be recorded as per sop
6.1 Trainer: Department Head.
6.2 Trainee: Production, Quality Assurance and Operator person.
6.3 Period: one hour or as per required.
7.1 One set of Master copy and one set of Controlled copy submit the QA department.
9.1 QA : Quality Assurance.
9.2 IPQA : In process Quality Assurance
9.3 % : Percentage
9.4 SOP : Standard operating Procedure.
9.5 QC : Quality Control
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