SOP on Cleaning of Dust Collector Machine

SOP on Cleaning of  Dust Collector Machine



Objective : To describe cleaning procedure for Dust Collector Machine.


Scope : To ensure that the equipment is clean and free from any starting materials of previous batch or product residues.


Responsibility : 1.It  is the responsibility of operating staff to clean the equipment.

2. Production Chemist to ensure that procedure is followed.


Materials & Equipment :

1.      Mops /  lint free cloth




(1)   After completion of compression , switch off the compression machine.

(2)   Switch off the dust collector and remove PVC pipe connected to compression machine.

(3)   Collect the accumulated powder from base tray of machine in a clean polythene bag.

(4)   Remove the finger bag of machine and wash thoroughly with hot water and dry in air.

(5)   Take out the base plate and wash with water and dry in air.

(6)   Clean the dust collector machine from inside and outside with the help of a wet lint free cloth.

(7)   Clean the PVC pipe with DM water and allow to dry in air.

(8)   Reassemble finger bag, tray and PVC pipe to dust collector machine.

(9)   Put a label “Cleaned” or “Ready for use”.






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