sop for preventive maintenance of Powder Filling and Rubber Stoppering machine
To lay down a procedure for the preventive maintenance of Powder Filling and Rubber Stoppering machine.
This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for preventive maintenance of Powder Filling and Rubber Stoppering 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 Powder Filling and Rubber Stoppering 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 and Officer – Production will put sign in “Checked by” column.
5.3.7 Quarterly Preventive Maintenance is to be carried out as per the following Check points.
18.104.22.168 Check Geneva drive for the fill Wheel in head.
22.214.171.124 Check filter in base of machine.
126.96.36.199 Check speed reducer.
188.8.131.52 Grease all chain drive
184.108.40.206 Examine the sprockets for signs of excessive wear or dirt build in teeth pockets.
220.127.116.11 Check dead plate for clearance.
18.104.22.168 Replace the grease in all gear boxes of machine.
22.214.171.124 Put a drop of light lubricating oil on all bronze and iolite bearings.
126.96.36.199 Check Geneva drive for the fill Wheel.
188.8.131.52 Check and tight all nut bolts.
184.108.40.206 Check speed reducer.
220.127.116.11 Check the cam follower slot on Geneva drive for fill Wheel Laboring.
18.104.22.168 Clean the panel and check the tightness of all the terminals.
22.214.171.124 Check the proper earthing and working of devices in machine.
6.0 Forms and Records
6.1 Quarterly preventive maintenance Check List of Powder Filling and Rubber Stoppering Machine – Annexure-1
7.1 Master copy – Documentation Cell (Quality Assurance)
7.2 Controlled copies – Engineering Department