Analytical weighing balance cleaning SOP



1.0  OBJECTIVE:
To lay down the procedure for cleaning of Electronic Analytical weighing balance.
2.0  SCOPE:
This shall be applicable to the Electronic Analytical weighing balance PGW 453i Adam of Quality Control Instrument Lab.
3.0  RESPONSIBILITY:
3.1  Technical Assistant/ Helper.
3.2  Q.C Analyst.
4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY:
4.1  Manager-Quality Control.
5.0  MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT:
5.1  Electronic Analytical weighing balance PGW 453i Adam.
5.2  Clean dry soft cloth.
5.3  Detergent soap.
6.0  PROCEDURE:
6.1  Switch “OFF” the instrument: Press
6.2  Switch “OFF” the main power supply.
6.3  Clean the balance & glass doors using a piece of cloth which has been wet with a mild detergent (soap).
6.4  After cleaning, wipe down the balance with a soft, dry cloth.
6.5  Clean the glass doors with clean dry cloth daily to remove dirt.
6.6  Make sure that you do not damage the weighing system in doing so. Clean properly.
6.7  Clean all stainless steel parts regularly.
6.8  Use a damp cloth or sponge to clean any stainless steel parts on the balance/scale.
6.9  Only use commercially available household cleaning agent that is suitable for use on stainless steel.
6.10    Clean stainless steel surfaces by wiping them down.
6.11    Then rinse thoroughly, making sure to remove all residues.
6.12    Afterwards, allow the balance to dry.
6.13    Precautions:
6.13.1    Remove pan & its housing carefully if required for cleaning.
6.13.2    Make sure that no liquid enters the balance housing.
6.13.3    Do not use any aggressive cleaning agents.
7.0  REVISION LOG:
Revision No.
Effective Date
Reason
00

New SOP

8.0  REFERENCES:
8.1  Not Applicable.
9.0  ANNEXURES:
9.1  Not Applicable.


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