sop for Preventive Maintenance of Vial Washing Machine
To lay down a procedure. For Preventive Maintenance of Vial Washing Machine
This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for Vial Washing 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 compliance of this SOP.
3.3 Engineering Manager 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
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 Washing 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 cartridges filters.
22.214.171.124 Check sliding bar, bearing, flow control valve or cushioning of cylinder.
126.96.36.199 Check the torque limit Clutch
188.8.131.52 Lubricate all transmission chain in drive section with hot grease for the different movements.
184.108.40.206 Check all the electrical connection for tightness.
220.127.116.11 Lubricate the gearbox gears
18.104.22.168 Lubricate all wall mounted bearing wi th grease.
22.214.171.124 Dismantle and clean the screws and impeller of the pumps.
126.96.36.199 Clean the collecting trays located under the bench conveyor.
188.8.131.52 Replace the filter cartridges whenever the washing pressure fails to unacceptable levels.
184.108.40.206 Check all the electrical connection for tightness and also earthing of machine and instruments.
6.0 Forms and Records
6.1 Preventive Maintenance Check List of Vial Washing Machine- Annexure-1
7.1 Master copy – Documentation Cell (Quality Assurance)
7.2 Controlled copies – Engineering Department