Document Responsible: Bjarke Rolighed Jeppesen
Date: 17 June 2021
The purpose of this APV instruction is to ensure that users, in the iNANO cleanroom, are aware of the potential dangers that exist when working with the NSM laminator 172. Users should be aware of the potential hazards listed below. The aim of this APV instruction is also to prevent personal injury to maintenance personnel.
The instrument is modified to act as a flexographic printing machine. An anilox roller is covered with ink. The ink is transferred to a positive mirrored master, and then further transferred in a specific pattern to the substrate.
Users must keep hands away from moving parts while a process is running.
Maintenance personnel must be aware of, and act accordingly to, local conditions of compressed air pressure.
As a minimum requirement a cleanroom suit, gloves and safety goggles should be worn when handling the instrument. Cleaning of anilox roller and other parts with solvents should be done inside a fumehood.
The following chemicals can be found in the NSM laminator 172:
Toxic: Ink. Users must check MSDS for the specific applied ink. Use point exhaust if necessary.
Potentially lethal voltages are present inside the equipment. To prevent personal injury, ensure the system, circuit or component is isolated from its source of supply prior to undertaking any maintenance or repair of the equipment. Do not rely on control system interlocks or display messages as an indication that it is safe to work on potentially hazardous items.