SHTM 2030: Ultrasonic Bath Test Schedule

SHTM 2030: Testing Ultrasonic Baths
Installation, Commissioning and Periodic Test Schedule.

Below is the SHTM 2030 installation, commissioning and periodic test schedule for ultrasonic baths.

Manufacturer schedules take precedent over the schedule from SHTM 2030. If no information is available from the manufacturer then the schedule below should be followed.

Type Tests and Works Tests are carried out by the Manufacturer.

Installation and commissioning (IQ OQ PQ) is carried out by either the equipment Supplier or a qualified Test Person (S)/Test Person (WD).

Periodic testing is carried out routinely by the User (or by delegation to the Operator), and also a qualified Test Person (S)/Test Person (WD).

Testing Categories

Tests, References and Schedules

A key to the various abbreviations used can be found at the bottom of this page.

Housekeeping and Safety Checks

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Remove & Clean Strainers & Filters Etc. 7.0
Table 5
         
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Weekly Safety Checks 7.8        
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Yearly Safety Checks 7.10                
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Cleaning Efficacy

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Residual Soil Detection: Visual Inspection 6.27          
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Cleaning Efficacy by Residual Soil Detection 6.23            
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Cleaning Efficacy Test: Chamber Walls & Load Carriers 1 6.28        
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Cleaning Efficacy Test: Reference Load 1 6.28        
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Automatic Control Test
& Verification of Calibration
Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Automatic Control Test 1 11.4    
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Verification of Calibration of WD Instruments 1 9.97    
1: These tests can be performed at the same time - Ref: 9.312.
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Chemical Additives,
Reproducibility & Residues
Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Chemical Dosing: Reproducibility of Volume Admitted 1 9.88          
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Chemical Dosing: Indication of Insufficient Chemical Additives 2 9.92            
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Residual Chemical Additives 3 2.2                
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Free Drainage

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Free Draining of Chamber & Load Carriers Table 1                
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Free Draining of Tanks Table 1                
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Pipework Flow to Discharge Point Table 1                
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Doors, Interlocks
& Fault Indications
Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Doors & Door Interlocks: Cycle Start Interlock 9.69        
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Doors & Door Interlocks: In-Cycle Interlock 1 9.73        
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Failed Cycle Interlock 2 9.80                
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Fault Indication on Sensor Failure 3 9.83          
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Ultrasonic Activity Test

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Test for Ultrasonic Activity 17.4          
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Load Carriers

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference   TT WT  IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Load Carriers: Fitting, Stability, Alignment, Force to Move, Effect in Cycle.  9.100                
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Load Dryness

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Load Dryness Test 9.116                
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Thermometric Tests

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Chamber Wall Temperature Test 1  2 9.109              
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Load Carrier Temperature Test 1  2 9.104              
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Over-Temperature Protection 9.111          
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Thermometric Test for Thermal Disinfection 2 10.3      
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Water Quality & Supply

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Water System: Hardness 9.37            
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Water: Overflow test 9.60              
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Water System: Supply Temperature 9.49              
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Volume of Water Used per Stage 9.68*              
*Also see NHS National Services Scotland Ultrasonic Cleaner Logbook (v1.0/07.06.2012) for annual testing on Water System: - Volume Used for Normal Use
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Sound Pressure

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
SHTM 2030
Validation & Verification
Sound Pressure
Table 1              
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Validation Test Abbreviations
TT Type Test By the manufacturer during the machine design stage. SHTM 2030 Ref: P102
Validation & Verification
WT Works Test By the manufacturer prior to releasing the machine. SHTM 2030 Ref: P102
Validation & Verification
IQ Installation Qualification By the manufacturer, contractor or supplier on delivery. SHTM 2030 Ref: P101
Validation & Verification
OQ Operational Qualification By the TP(S) after IQ. SHTM 2030 Ref: 2.15
Validation & Verification
PQ Performance Qualification By the TP(S) after IQ and OQ. SHTM 2030 Ref: P101
Validation & Verification
D Daily Periodic By the User or by delegation to the Operator. SHTM 2030 Ref: 2.48
Validation & Verification
W Weekly Periodic By the User (or Operator) or TP(S). SHTM 2030 Ref: 2.48
Validation & Verification
Q Quarterly Periodic By the TP(S). SHTM 2030 Ref: 2.48
Validation & Verification
Y Yearly Periodic By the TP(S). SHTM 2030 Ref: 2.48
Validation & Verification
Validation Contacts, Personnel & Miscellaneous Abbreviations
MAN Manufacturer The manufacturer of the machine. SHTM 2030 Ref: 2.16
Validation & Verification
SUP Supplier The supplier of the machine.
Often also the manufacturer.
SHTM 2030 Ref: 2.16
Validation & Verification
CON Contractor Hired to perform IQ.
Often also the manufacturer.
SHTM 2030 Ref: 2.18
Validation & Verification
USER User Has final responsibility for machine performance/operation. SHTM 2030 Ref: 1.25
Validation & Verification
TP(S)
TP(WD)
Test Person (Steriliser)
Test Person (Washer-Disinfector)
A qualified engineer and test person in decontamination. SHTM 2030 Ref: 1.32
Validation & Verification
OPT Optional Test The standard states that this is an optional test requirement. N/A
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