Operation of Vortex Mixer
 1.     Purpose:-                         

                               To provide a procedure for the operation of Vortex mixer.

2.     Scope:-

                    This procedure is applicable for the operation of Vortex mixer

3.     HSE Statement:-

                       Not required.

4.     Responsibilities:-

                                i)      Manager Quality Control is responsible to ensure that procedure & formats are followed entirely as approved.
                              ii)      Microbiologist is responsible to operate the instrument.
     5. Materials:-

       6. Definitions:-

    6.1. Vortex mixer:-  
                  It is mainly used for the blending the liquids in biological, chemical laboratories as
                  well as hospitals.

 8.0 Description:-

8.1 Technical Specifications:-
Power supply/Voltage:     AC220V± 10%         
                                                     50/60 Hz

Power Consumption:       30 W

Oscillating Frequency:   Sequent 2000rpm 
Area of working surface:    6.2x24(mm)

8.2 Procedure:-
8.2.1 Switch ON/OFF button located at the front side of the instrument.

8.2.2 The vortex mixer starts rotating at the set speed.        
8.2.3 Switch off the instrument by ON/OFF key, when not in use.

8.2.4 If the instrument does not produce required results or its response is poor then.                       
8.2.5 It should be labeled as “OUT OF ORDER” and should be repaired or serviced   from a qualified technical person.

8.3. Cleaning:-

8.3.1 When cleaning, plug off the power supply.
8.3.2 Clean the instrument carefully with wet cloth and warm water.
8.3.3 Never use the acetone or any other organic solution for cleaning.
8.4. Safety Precautions:-

8.4.1 Never put the instrument into the water or any other liquids.
8.4.2 Never empty loaded. When not being used , turn off the power.
8.4.3 Please send it to the qualified person for examining
9. Record:-

10. References:-

                             Manufacturers Manual

11. Distribution:-

This SOP has to be distributed in below mentioned Departments:-

Sr. NO
Distributed to
Quality Control Department

Quality Management Department

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