There are various things that can go wrong with the packaging machine if you do not take care of them. However, there are some simple tips that can help you keep your packaging machine in top shape so that it can provide you with quality services for a long time. Here are five tips for maintaining your packaging machine:
1. Develop Your Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, And Annual Maintenance Plan:
The daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual maintenance plans should be developed by you. Regular maintenance is vital for the health of your packaging machine and its efficiency.
The maintenance plan should include the following points:
● Regular Inspection:
Inspect all parts of the packing machine, including the sealer, conveyor belt, etc., from time to time. Check if there is any dirt or dust in these parts and clean them immediately if necessary. Also, check whether there are any cracks on the surface or other damage on these parts so as not to cause malfunction during use.
● Replace Worn Parts Regularly:
Replace worn parts on time so as not to increase production costs further or even stop working altogether due to a lack of spare parts.
● Lubricate Moving Parts Regularly:
The most common cause of packing machine breakdowns is a lack of lubrication, which can result in costly downtime and lost productivity.
You should lubricate moving parts of the packaging machine, such as the conveyor belt, screw conveyor, gripper, etc., regularly to ensure the smooth operation of the packing machine and the quality of your products.
2. Maintenance Of Packaging Machine Is Regularly Performed By Professional Staff:
Regular machine inspection is a key point for the maintenance of the packaging machine. The professional inspection team should consist of three persons: the chief engineer, maintenance technician, and operator. The chief engineer has full responsibility for checking the machine’s operation, while the other two members are responsible for checking the machine’s condition.
- Check whether all parts are installed in their proper place before starting operation and after finishing operation.
- Check whether there are any abnormal noises during operation, such as rattling noises or vibration noises; if so, contact the manufacturer and check whether it is safe or not.
- Check whether there is any abnormal smell from inside the equipment during operation; if so, contact the manufacturer to confirm whether it may affect product quality or not.
3. Contact The After-Sales Personnel Of The Packaging Machine Manufacturer:
For maintaining a multi-lane packaging machine, contact the after-sales personnel of the packaging machine manufacturer and Confirm the manufacturer’s contact information. You can contact your packaging machine manufacturer through email, phone number, website, or any other method.
After confirming with us, you can also get help from our service department personnel to learn more about your multi-lane packaging machine and its maintenance tips.
4. Understand Your Spare Parts List:
If you have a multi-lane packaging machine, you need to pay attention to the spare parts and maintenance of this type of equipment. In this case, it is recommended that you check the spare parts provided by the manufacturer.
If there are some missing parts, they must be checked immediately. Spare parts should be in good condition and without any damage before use.
5. Upgrade Or Scrap Your Packaging Machine:
Upgrading your old packaging machine is not difficult at all. You just need to do some maintenance work on your existing packaging machine. For instance, if you want to change the speed or add more shelves or pallets, you can do that without any problem by upgrading your existing packaging machines with our help.