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SOP for Heat Distribution Study in Oven using Multi Probe Data Logger


Standard operating procedure to performing heat distribution study with the help of multi probe data logger.

1.0  OBJECTIVE

       To lay down the procedure for performing Heat Distribution Study in an oven with the help of multi probe data logger.

2.0  SCOPE

       This procedure is applicable to oven used for incubation at 55°C.

3.0  RESPONSIBILITY

3.1  Doing      :  Engineering department/ Tech. Asst.
3.2  Checking :  Executive/  Asst.Manager

4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY

       Head of the Department
       FREQUENCY  : Every six months

5.0  PROCEDURE

5.1  Arrange six calibrated probe in the oven chamber as per mentioned in location chart Annexure-I.
5.2  Close the oven incubator door properly.
5.3  Connect the probe to data logger.
5.4  Operate the oven incubator as per a S.O.P.
5.5  Set the temperature at 55°C.
5.6  Set the time interval to 60 min for temperature recording by data logger.
5.7  Allow to continue it up to 24 hrs.
5.8  Note down the summary of result and other respective detail in Annexure-II for each probe.
       Acceptance criteria   :  Temperature at each location and as shown by digital temperature indicator must be within 55°C + 2°C.

6.0  ABBREVIATIONS

      °C = Degree centigrade
      Hrs. = Hours
      Min = Minute
      SOP = Standard operating procedure



ANNEXURE
Q.C.DEPT.
MICROBIOLOGY LAB
S.O.P.NO.:_________________
Heat distribution study in Oven for Incubation  55°C
Temperature records (Temperature to be recorded every 60 min.)
Date :

Sr no.
Time
Digital temperature Indicator
Temperature of probes at Location
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