sop for operation of pin hole tester
The objective of this SOP is:
1.1 To describe the procedure for testing of the number of pinholes.
2.1 The Chemist – Quality Control Packaging
2.1.1. Responsible for carrying out the testing as per procedure.
2.1.2. Responsible for recording of observations in the visual inspection sheet.
Executive – Quality Assurance
4.1 GENERAL CLEANING:
4.1.1 Switch off the power supply before cleaning; clean the pinhole tester with a dry cloth before use.
4.1.2 Wet cloth shall be used, if required followed by dry cloth.
4.2 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS:
4.1.3 Ensure that pinhole tester is clean prior to testing the sample.
4.1.4 Collect a full web width sample of approximate one meter in length.
4.1.5 Place the sample on the glass platform of the unit then close the upper part of the unit.
4.1.6 Switch on the unit to glow the lamp.
4.1.7 Observe the sample all over the area, starting from one end of sample.
4.1.8 Count the number of pinholes in the sample.
4.1.9 Pinholes shall be recorded as number of pinholes per square meter in the visual inspection report.
4.1.10 After completion of the testing remove the sample.
4.1.11 Switch off the unit after completion of the test.
5.0. REASON FOR REVISION:
Certified Copy : Head of Department – Quality Control
Certified Copy : File copy in Packaging Laboratory
Original Copy : Head – quality assurance