Thursday, December 2, 2010
Operation and Cleaning of Rotary Dryer.
1.0 Purpose : To provide a documented procedure for operation, cleaning of Rotary Dryer.
2.0 Objective : This SOP provide guideline of Cleaning and Operation of Rotary Dryer
3.0 Scope : This SOP is applicable for operation, cleaning of Rotacone Dryer for ---- pharmaceutical Ltd.
4.0 Responsibility :
· Primary : Production Chemist.
· Secondary : Production Officer.
Ø Ensure that the dryer are dry and clean.
Ø Affix proper product label to the Dryer.
Ø Load the powder in the dryer with S.S. scoop.
Ø After completion of loading, close the valve dryer properly.
Ø Steam valve closed.
Ø Charge wet cake approx 300 to 400 kg by Charging hole.
Ø Start rotation of moving shaft.
Ø Start heating by steam.
Ø Maintain temp 80˚ to 100˚C for 4 to 6 Hour.
Ø Cool to 40˚C
Ø Unload material in bag.
Ø Affix to Be Cleaned label in dryer.
· Cleaning of Tray Dryer :
Ø Switch ‘OFF’ the main switch of the dryer.
Ø Ensure that the dried material is removed from dryer before starting the cleaning.
Ø Clean the dryer with nylon scrubber, clean it with sufficient quantity of potable water.
Ø Finally rinse the dryer with purified water and after using Methanol quantity mention in ECR.
Ø Clean all parts with the help of dry and clean cotton duster.
Ø Clean the electrical panel and steam line with dry cotton duster. trays in dryer for dr after affix the Cleaned Label.