Preventive Maintenance of Blister Packing Machine


  1. OBJECTIVE             
  1. To lay down a procedure for Preventive Maintenance of Blister packing machine 230 XT, TR-100L.
  • 2. RESPONSIBILITY                                                  
  • Assistant – Engineering &Production  – To follow the SOP
  • Executive – Engineering &Production  – To Comply the SOP
  • 3. PROCEDURE           
  • Weekly Maintenance
  • Check all the movable parts for proper lubrication.
  • Lubricate the Punching tool ball case, Embossing unit, platen heater assembly and sucker arm unit for friction free movement.  
  • Check the platen heaters and sealing roller heaters for proper working.
  • Check the oil level in the gearboxes with level scale.
  • Check the FRL unit oil level and air leakages.
  • Quarterly Maintenance
  • Check the Vibrating coil for proper functioning, if required adjust the leaf springs for proper vibration.
  • Check the clutch for engaging and disengaging in running condition.
  • Lubricate all the movable parts including the guide rollers of the PVC or PVDC and Printed foil.
  • Check all the inter locks are working properly, if required tighten the line connections.
  • Check the stepped motor for proper working, if required adjust the line sensor for better sensing.
  • Check the objective-sensing camera for proper function, if required verify the data loaded.
  • Check the sealing roller and forming station heaters, if found any one failed replace the heater immediately.
  • Yearly Maintenance
  • Check all the Pneumatic cylinder seal kits, if found any damage replace the damaged kit.
  • Check the bearings of the sealing roller, indexing roller, inching roller, PVC or PVDC draw rollers and printed foil guide rollers, if found any damaged replace worn-out bearings.
  • Check the solenoid valves, coils and pneumatic valves condition, if required replace the damaged item.
  • Check the timer belt and pulley condition, if required replace the timer belt with new one.
  • Check the motor belts condition, if required replace with new belts.
  • Drain the gearbox oil and refill with new oil.
  • Check the platen heater plates and sealing roller for silicon synthetic polymer coating, if required recoat the silicon synthetic polymer for better performance.  
  1. ABBREVIATIONS
  • PVC : POLY VINILE CHLORIDE
  • FRL : FILTER REGULATOR LUBRICATOR
  • PVDC : POLY VINILE DIECHLORIDE
  1. REFERENCES

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  1. ANNEXURES
  • Annexure-1           Weekly Preventive maintenance checklist.
  • Annexure-2           Quarterly Preventive maintenance checklist.
  • Annexure-3           Yearly preventive maintenance checklist.

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