Electronic Analytical weighing balance Cleaning SOP


Electronic Analytical weighing balance

1.0  OBJECTIVE:
To lay down the procedure for cleaning of Electronic Analytical weighing balance TE 214S Sartorius.
2.0  SCOPE:
This shall be applicable to the Electronic Analytical weighing balance TE 214S Sartorius 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 TE 214S Sartorius.
5.2  Clean dry soft cloth.
5.3  Detergent soap.
6.0  PROCEDURE:
6.1  Switch “OFF” the instrument: Press off button.
6.2  Switch “OFF” the main power supply.
6.3  Clean the balance/scale & glass doors using a piece of cloth which has been wet with a mild detergent (soap).
6.4  After cleaning, wipe down the balance/scale with a soft, dry cloth.
6.5  Clean the glass doors with clean dry cloth daily to remove dirt.
6.6  Removing and Cleaning the Weighing Pan:
6.6.1        Lift up and remove the weighing pan together with the pan support by gripping them from under the shield ring. Make sure that you do not damage the weighing system in doing so. Clean properly.
6.7  Cleaning Stainless Steel Surfaces:
6.7.1        Clean all stainless steel parts regularly.
6.7.2        Remove the stainless steel weighing pan and thoroughly clean it separately.
6.7.3        Use a damp cloth or sponge to clean any stainless steel parts on the balance/scale.
6.7.4        Only use commercially available household cleaning agent that is suitable for use on stainless steel.
6.7.5        Clean stainless steel surfaces by wiping them down.
6.7.6        Then rinse thoroughly, making sure to remove all residues.
6.7.7        Afterwards, allow the balance/scale to dry.
6.7.8        If desired, you can apply oil to the cleaned surfaces as additional protection. Solvents are permitted for use only on stainless steel parts.
6.8  Precautions:
6.8.1        Remove pan & its housing carefully if required for cleaning.
6.8.2        Make sure that no liquid enters the balance/scale housing.
6.8.3        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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