Standard Operating Procedure for Sump Pump Maintenance
SOP Number: Hotel Engineering SOP – 12
Department: Engineering and Maintenance
Date Issued: 23–Feb-2018
Time to Train: 40 Minutes
Sump Pump for Plant Room Checklist and Procedure:
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Sump Pump Maintenance Activity:
Check the alignment of the pump and the motor.
Check the shaft if the same is loose or broken.
Broken shaft to be removed immediately.
Check the bearing and if required do oiling or greasing.
Replace bearing if it is too noisy.
Check the bush if it is loose or broken.
Replace broken bush.
Check the coupling of the motor pump.
Check the but & bolts, tighten nut & bolts if required.
Check the impeller for loose & broken, replace if required.
Check stainer if it's broken, cleaning to be also done.
Motor Should be of minimum 5 HP.
Electrical control should be proper.
Check for any burnt contact, loose electrical connection and overall operation to be checked.
Overload relay should be checked.
Check the operation of the relay, setting and loose electrical connections.
Check the timer operation and time settings.
Check for any loose electrical connection.
Check for any loose & burnt electrical connection.
Check the MCB rating and verify with the recommended Amp.
Check the motor bearing.
Perform oiling, greasing or change the bearing if required.
Check the internal Resistance Value.
Other points to check:
Check at the full Load motor capacity should be 7.5 Amp.
Check and verify the overload setting should be 8 Amp.
Overload relay range should be between 6Amp to 10Amp.
Check and verify the control fuse rating at 4 Amp.
Check and verify the MCB rating should be at 32 Amp.
Remarks by the Technician: