sop for Operation of Cooling Tower
To lay down a procedure for operation of cooling tower.
This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for operation of cooling towers to be followed at formulation plants
3.1 Officer / Executive Engineering shall be responsible for the execution of this procedure.
3.2 Engineering Manager shall be responsible for the implementation of this SOP.
3.3 Head QA/designee shall be responsible for the compliance of this SOP.
4.0 Abbreviations and Definitions
SOP : Standard Operating Procedure etc
No : Number
QA : Quality Assurance
ER : Engineering
5.1 Starting Procedure
5.1.1 Open the inlet & outlet valve of cooling water line of cooling tower as well as chiller.
5.1.2 Check the water level in tower; if low fill up with soft water.
5.1.3 Start the cooling water circulation pump from green push button on starter.
5.1.4 Check the water pressure; it should be 2 to 2.5 Kg/cm2.
5.1.5 Start the cooling tower fan motor from green push button on starter.
5.2 Stopping Procedure
5.2.1 Stop the Cooling Tower fan from Red push button.
5.2.2 Stop the Cooling Water circulation pump from Red push button.
5.2.3 Close all inlet & outlet valve cooling water line.
6.0 Forms and Records
7.1 Master copy – Documentation Cell (Quality Assurance)
7.2 Controlled copies – Engineering Department