sop for Preventive Maintenance of vial sealing machine
To lay down a procedure Preventive Maintenance of vial sealing machine
This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for Preventive Maintenance of vial sealing 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 etc
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 vial sealing 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 the crimping assembly
22.214.171.124 Check the chuck assembly
126.96.36.199 Examine the sprocket for sign of excessive wear or dust accumulated into the tooth pockets
188.8.131.52 Clean the source and receive of the photo sensor.
184.108.40.206 Lubricate the gear box.
220.127.116.11 Lubricate all moving and rotating parts.
18.104.22.168 Check all the nuts and bolts for any looseness if loose tighten it.
22.214.171.124 Check the all electrical terminal connections and tighten the same.
126.96.36.199 Check the lifter assembly.
188.8.131.52 Check all bearings of sliding mechanism.
184.108.40.206 Check vibrator, feed worm, star wheel, and turret assembly.
6.0 Forms and Records
6.1 Quarterly PM Check List of vial sealing machine – Annexure-1
7.1 Master copy – Documentation Cell (Quality Assurance)
7.2 Controlled copies – Engineering Department