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SOP for Air Dryers


Standard operating procedure for starting the air dryers and switch of during maintenance of boilers.

1.0 OBJECTIVE:

      To lay down procedure for operation of air dryers.

2.0 SCOPE:

      This SOP shall be applicable for air dryers in utility block.

3.0 RESPONSIBILITY:

      Operator/Officer

4.0 ACCOUNTABILITY:

      Head of Department

5.0 PROCEDURE: 

5.1 For Starting Air Dryers

5.1.1 Ensure that the air compressor of the respective air dryer is “ON”.
5.1.2 Open the inlet and outlet ball valves of air dryer. After getting 4 kg/ cm² pressure on air compressor.
5.1.3 Check the air pressure.
5.1.4 Ensure the exhaust of air from auto drain for every 2 to 3 minutes from alternate cylinders.
5.1.5 The silica gel color will change to blue as the air passes through the dryer.

Related: SOP for Safe and Effective Operations of the Air Compressors

5.2 Maintenance of Boilers

5.2.1 Ensure respective air compressor is switched “OFF”.
5.2.2 Close inlet and outlet valves of air dryer.

6.0 ABBREVIATION:

6.1 SOP : Standard Operating Procedure
Ankur Choudhary is India's first professional pharmaceutical blogger, author and founder of Pharmaceutical Guidelines, a widely-read pharmaceutical blog since 2008. Sign-up for the free email updates for your daily dose of pharmaceutical tips.
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