Terms and Conditions

OPERATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OF COMPRESSION MACHINE

Byiamraj

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OPERATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OF COMPRESSION MACHINE

TABLE OF CONTENT

  • Purpose
  • Scope
  • Responsibilities
  • Procedure
  • Operational qualification tests
    • Main Panel / Control Panel Testing
    • Power & Communication Failure Recovery Verification
    • Safety Features Verification
    • Variable RPM verification
    • Operational Qualification Tests Status
  • List of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Data Analysis, Summary of OQ & Recommendations
  • Amendment record
  • Conclusion
  • PURPOSE

To describe the Operational Qualification procedure to be used during qualification of B4 Type 35 Station. “B” Tooling Tab, Machine, its accessories and to define the specification of the system in order to:

  • ensure that the equipment meets the Operational/Design limits as per user requirements.
  • ensure that the equipment will be operationally qualified in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • SCOPE

This procedure applies to the Operational qualification of B4 Type 35 Station. “B” Tooling Tab, Machine and its accessories to be installed at Pharmaceutical company.

  • RESPONSIBILITIES
    • It is the responsibility of the Manufacturer to prepare the Operational qualification protocol.
    • It is the responsibility of the client to check and approve the Operational qualification protocol.
    • It is the responsibility of the Manufacturer to perform all the tests with respect to Operational qualification and compiling data in co-ordination with client. 
  • PROCEDURE

The following requirement / practices apply to B4 Type 35 Station. “B” Tooling Tab, Machine Operational Qualification activities:

  • To verify the components design parameters.
  • Review the preventive maintenance procedures, cleaning procedures and general operational procedure to ensure that they are comprehensive for reliable performance of the equipment. 
  • OPERATIONAL QUALIFICATION TESTS

The table below lists the tests to be performed as part of the Operational Qualification phase.

TEST NUMBER CRITICAL FEATURE
5.1 Main Panel  / Control Panel Testing
5.2 Power & Communication Failure Recovery Verification
5.3 Safety Features Verification
5.4 Variable RPM verification

 Main Panel / Control Panel Testing

5.1.1    Purpose –

To verify that the response of the equipment at the input from various Pushbutton / Switches on control or main panel.

  • Test equipment –

None Required.

  • Procedure –
    • Give inputs from various Push buttons & Switches on Control Panel / Main Panel.
  • Acceptance Criteria –
    • The equipment will respond as mentioned in the target column of the table given below.
    • Take dry run of the equipment to ensure that all controlling parameters &functions are reproducible.
  • Test Results
Input Target Actual Test Done by Date
Main Panels ON/OFF switch switched ON. Clutch Disengage and main Drive motor STOP push button shall glow up. Counter screen shall start.
press main drive start push button Main motor shall start running. drive start push button shall glow up, drive stop push button shall turn OFF and reading on ampere meter shall increase.
Press clutch engage push button. Turret shall start rotating. Green push button for clutch shall glow up, red push button for clutch shall turn OFF and reading on ampere meter shall increase.
Rotate the rotary knob clockwise and anticlockwise. On rotating knob clockwise turret RPM shall increase and on rotating anticlockwise turret RPM shall decrease.
Insert the key in lock on screen and turn it to green indicator. Screen shall display the reading
Turn the rotary button on screen to RPM mode Screen shall show the turret RPM
Turn the rotary button on screen to Count mode Screen shall display the total tablet count.
Turn the rotary button on screen to PRODUCT RATE mode Screen shall display the tablet compressed per min.
Disengage the clutch by pressing red push button Turret shall stop rotating. Green push button for clutch shall turn off, red push button for clutch shall glow up and reading on ampere meter shall decrease.
press main drive stop push button Main motor shall stop running. drive stop push button shall turn ON, drive start push button shall glow up and reading on ampere meter shall decrease to zero.
turn Safety Guard Interlock rotary button to Bypass position Safety Guard Interlock rotary button shall glow up
turn Safety Guard Interlock rotary button to Interlock Position Safety Guard Interlock rotary button shall turn OFF

 Conclusion: 

PASS                                      FAIL

Checked by:                                                                                       Verified by:

Date:                                                                                                    Date:

  • Power & Communication Failure Recovery Verification
    • Rationale –

To verify that in the event of a power loss or communications failure, the equipment will stop in safe condition.

  • Test equipment –

None Required.

  • Procedure for Power and Communication Failure Recovery test –
    • Operate the equipment in automatic mode or as directed in the User Manual.
    • While the equipment is operating, shut down the power to the main control panel. Record if the equipment stops in a safe and secure condition.
    • Wait for 5 minutes then restore power to the equipment.
    • Check whether system is start running once the power is restored
    • The system is not starting of its own, restart the equipment. Record whether the equipment starts normally, and note any adverse condition.           
  • Acceptance criteria –
    • At step 5.2.3.2, the equipment shall stop in safe and secure condition.
    • At step 5.2.3.4, the equipment should not start of its own after the power is restored without user permission
    • At step 5.2.3.5, the equipment shall restart normally, with no problems or adverse conditions.
  • Power and Communication Failure Recovery test results
Test Target Meets Test

(Yes / No)

Test Done by Date
Main Power Shut Down Equipment stops in a safe and secure condition.
Main Power Restored Equipment is not starting of its own without user permission
Equipment can be restarted with NO problems  

 

 Conclusion: 

PASS                                      FAIL

Checked by:                                                                                       Verified by:

Date:                                                                                                    Date:

  • Safety Feature Verification           
  • Purpose –

To avoid damage to the operator or property while operating the equipment.

  • Test equipment –

None Required.

  • Procedure –
    • Operate the equipment as mentioned in the tabular column.
  • Acceptance Criteria –
    • The equipment shall respond as mentioned in the target column of the table given below.
  • Failsafe Results –
Test Target Meets

Spec.

(Yes / No)

Test Done by Date
Start the machine as per the operational manual and press emergency switch and try to start the machine Equipment shall not start when emergency switch is pressed and it shall not start until emergency push button is released
Release the Emergency push button and start the machine. Machine shall start after releasing the Emergency push button.
Turn the safety Guard Interlock rotary button to the INTERLOCK position and open the safety cover. Close the safety door and start the machine. Repeat this for all four doors. Machine shall stop when safety door is open.

Machine shall start when safety door is properly closed

 Conclusion: 

PASS                                      FAIL

Checked by:                                                                                       Verified by:

Date:                                                                                                   Date:

  • Variable RPM verification
    • Purpose –

To check the RPM of turret as per RPM observe at the counter screen.

  • Test equipment –

Digital Tachometer.

  • Procedure –
    • Start the equipment as per operational manual.
    • observe the RPM of the turret with digital tachometer. Repeat process for three times.
    • Rotate the rotary knob to anticlockwise and clockwise and observe the RPM for both side rotations. Repeat process for three times.
  • Acceptance Criteria –
    • For step 5.4.3.2 the RPM on screen and digital tachometer shall not vary more than 5%.
    • For step 5.4.3.2 on anticlockwise rotation of the rotary knob turret RPM shall decrease and on clockwise rotation turret RPM shall increase. Both side average RPM on screen and digital tachometer shall not vary more than 5%. 
  • Variable RPM verification test results
RPM Observed on the Counter Screen Acceptance Criteria Actual No. of Revolution Observed Ave. RPM Meet Spec.

(Yes/No)

Done by & Date
Trial-1

 

Trial-2

 

Trial-3

 

The average RPM observed at Digital Tachometer shall not vary more than +/- 5% than that of the RPM observed at counter screen.

Note:

  1. a) Enter the no of rotation for ‘1’ minutes in the trial –1, 2 & 3 columns.
  2. b) Average RPM = (Trial-1 + Trial-2 + Trial-3) / 3 

Conclusion:

PASS                                      FAIL

Checked by:                                                                                  Verified by:

Date:                                                                    Date

  • Operational Qualification Tests Status

The table below lists the tests performed and related results.

Test Number

 

Critical Feature

 

Pass / Fail Deviation Found
Pass Fail Yes No
5.1 Main Panel  / Control Panel Testing
5.2 Power & Communication Failure Recovery Verification
5.3 Safety Features Verification
5.4 Variable RPM verification
  • LIST OF STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES 
Sr. No. Description SOP No. Verified By Date
1 Operating Procedure of B4 Type 35 Station. “B” Tooling Tab, Machine.
2 Cleaning Procedure of B4 Type 35 Station. “B” Tooling Tab, Machine.
3 Preventive maintenance of B4 Type 35 Station. “B” Tooling Tab, Machine.

 Data Analysis, Summary of OQ & Recommendations

  • AMENDMENT RECORD

Sr. No.

Item Name

Remarks

Signature & Date

Note: Any changes made in the system must be recorded in this sheet.

  • CONCLUSION

Prepared by                                Reviewed By                         Approved by

NORFLOXACIN & LOPERAMIDE CAPSULE

By iamraj