sop for Preventive Maintenance of Capsule Polishing and Sorting Machine
To lay down a procedure fro the Preventive Maintenance of Capsule Polishing and Sorting Machine.
This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for Preventive Maintenance of Capsule Polishing and Sorting Machine 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
No : Number
QA : Quality assurance
Qty : Quantity
ER : Engineering
5.1 General Conditions
5.1.1 Refer the master plan of preventive maintenance.
5.1.2 Equipment shall be available for preventive maintenance.
5.1.3 Clean oil / grease stains & remove unwanted material, spares after completion of work.
5.2.1 Use necessary safety wears, while doing the work.
5.2.2 Ensure covers & guards are properly fixed.
5.3 Procedure for Preventive Maintenance Of Capsule Polishing And Sorting Machine
5.3.1 Ensure that electrical supply is in off position in main panel and display “Under Maintenance” Board on the panel board.
5.3.2 Switch OFF the drive unit and inform all the concerned.
5.3.3 Operator or above has to ensure and verify the check points for the preventive maintenance as shown in the Annexure-1.
5.3.4 After the completion of preventive maintenance, check the machine for smooth operation.
5.3.5 Remove “Machine under Maintenance” Board on the panel board after completion of the Maintenance.
5.3.6 The operator / technician who perform the job will enter his name / sign in “Done By” Column and responsible Engineer / Officer will put sign in “Checked by” column Officer Production.
5.3.7 Quarterly Preventive Maintenance is to be carried out as per the following check points.
126.96.36.199 Check all the nuts and bolts for any looseness if loose tighten it.
188.8.131.52 Check the drive pulley and belt for correct tension and position.
184.108.40.206 Check the abnormal noises if any
220.127.116.11 Check the condition of brush.
18.104.22.168 Check the leaf spring.
22.214.171.124 Check all electrical connections for any loose connections, Burned contacts, signs of Overheated wires etc.
6.0 Forms and Records
6.1 Quarterly PM Check List of Capsule Polishing and Sorting Machine – Annexure
7.1 Master copy – Documentation Cell (Quality Assurance)
7.2 Controlled copies – Engineering Department