To describe a procedure for the preventive maintenance of Semi-Automatic Capsule Filling Machine.
This SOP is applicable for preventive maintenance of Semi-Automatic Capsule Filling Machine
Assistant Engineer/Above shall be responsible for implementation and compliance of the SOP.
Manager- Engineering / Manager- Production / Head – QA shall be accountable for implementation and compliance the procedure mention in this SOP.
Preventive maintenance checklist of Semi-Automatic Capsule Filling Machine -Attachment-I
- Preparation of preventive maintenance plan:
- Inform the concern person before starting preventive maintenance.
- Ensure that no activities are carried out in the respective machine.
- Ensure that the respective system electrical supply is switched “OFF”
- Before carrying out the preventive maintenance display status board as “UNDER PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE” on the electrical panel and machine.
- Check the electrical terminals of main supply and machine panel for tightness.
- Check capsule loader and magazines assembly for proper working.
- Check vacuum pumps for proper suction and working. Check oil level and top-up , if required.
- Check hopper and auger assembly for proper working. Check its motor and gear box assembly for proper working.
- Check loading tray filling assembly for proper timing.
- Check capsule discharge chute assembly for smooth working.
- Check all solenoid valves, sensors and pneumatic cylinders for proper working.
- Check and tighten all fasteners.
- Check and lubricate bearings for wear and tear.
- Close all the lids for proper closing.
- Start and run the machine in Auto/Manual mode.
- Check and observe the machine for its normal working.
- After completion of the above procedure remove the “UNDER PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE” status board from the machine and the respective electrical panel.
- Affix the Preventive Maintenance Status on machine as per Attachment– I
- Update the status label of the machine after the completion of preventive maintenance and assembly respectively.
- After performing the preventive maintenance activity of machine, respective area supervisor shall check and note the details on respective Machine Operation & Cleaning Log Book.
- Engineering Supervisor/ above shall update the activity in respective formats of SOP for Semi-Automatic Capsule Filling Machine
SOP : Standard Operating Procedure
Engg. : Engineering
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