AIDA Presses | Mechanical Gap Frame Stamping Presses | NC1

Gap Frame Press | Single Point | 35 - 250 Metric Tons Capacity

Photo of the AIDA NC1 Mechanical Gap Frame Press, 200 Metric TonsWhat Makes AIDA Gap Frame Presses Different? Like all AIDA NC-series gap frame presses, the NC1 Single Point Gap Frame Press uses a welded steel frame, cast iron slide, and over-sized cast steel bolsters. This enables the press to deliver angular frame deflection that can be as little as 1/3 of competitive models, ensuring longer die life and higher part quality.

The wet clutch (standard) is immune to heat build up and its detrimental effects on performance that plague air friction clutches. And a wet clutch virtually lasts forever with minimal maintenance and can provide up to four times the single trip cycles per minute of an air friction clutch.

AIDA's Hydraulic Overload Protection System (HOLP) provides the industry's fastest response time, adjustable trip level, and an "unstick" switch that frees a slide that is "stuck" on bottom in a matter of seconds to minimize downtime.

The advanced control system brings a level of flexibility unheard of in the category. Add a six-point slide guide system and 25 other features and the result is a gap frame press that dramatically limits factors that can shorten die life.

Features & Benefits Hydraulic Overload Protection, Ball Socket Connections, Six Point Gibbing, and more
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Specifications From 35 to 250 tons capacity
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Features & Benefits

Cross section of the AIDA NC1 Mechanical Gap Frame Press
  1. Fastest acting Hydraulic Overload Protection (HOLP) in the industry (10 ms), adjustable from 60-100% of rated press tonnage
  2. Adjusting screw threads never exposed
  3. Oil lube to pinion shaft and rear crank bearings
  4. AC variable frequency drive
  5. Taper fit of main gear to crankshaft
  6. AIDA wet clutch
  7. Quill mounted flywheel
  8. Hardened and ground pinion and ground main gear
  9. Electric brake on slide adjusting motor
  • Installation and service support by AIDA factory trained technicians
  • Angular frame deflection is 50% or less
  • The tightest clearances available in any gap frame press
  • Flywheel brake
  • Counterbalance lube pump
  • Increased counterbalance capacity
  • Air blow-off with solenoid valve
  • ASME certified air tanks (USA)
  • Extra long 6 point slide guides

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Metric Specifications 350 - 800 1100 - 2500

Standard Specifications 350 - 800 1100 - 2500

350 - 800 metric

NC1 Model Specifications (metric)UnitNC1-350NC1-450NC1-600NC1-800
Tonnage rating point (above BDC)mm2.63.245
Stroke lengthmm701208012090140100160
Strokes per minuteFixed spm-90-80-70-60
Variable spm90~15055~11565~13050~10560~12045~9555~11040~85
Die height, slide to bolstermm200 250250270270300300320
Slide adjustmentmm50607080
Slide area (LR x FB)mm380 x 300410 x 340480 x 400540 x 460
Bolster area (LR x FB)mm730 x 310730 x 380810 x 360810 x 440870 x 400870 x 520 950 x 460950 x 600
Frame gapmm160195187225210270240310
Frame inside measurementmm458499564624
Bolster thicknessmm100110130140
Main motorFixed
kW x p
-5.5 x 4-5.5 x 4-5.5 x 4-7.5 x 4
kW x p
5.5 x 4 5.5 x 4 5.5 x 4 7.5 x 4
Required air pressureMPa0.

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1100 - 2500 metric

NC1 Model Specifications (metric)UnitNC1-1100NC1-1500NC1-2000NC1-2500
Tonnage rating point (above BDC)mm5666.5
Stroke lengthmm110 180130 200160250300
Strokes per minuteFixed spm-50-45-35-
Variable spm 50~10035~7040~8530~6035~7025~5020~40
Die height, slide to bolstermm320350350400410450540
Slide adjustmentmm90100110120
Slide area (LR x FB)mm630 x 520700 x 580880 x 6501100 x 730
Bolster area (LR x FB)mm1070 x 5201070 x 6801170 x 6001170 x 760 1390 x 6801390 x 8401750 x 900
Frame gapmm270350310390350430470
Frame inside measurementmm6667369061220
Bolster thicknessmm155165180180
Main motorFixed
kW x p
-7.5 x 4-15 x 4-15 x 4-
kW x p
11 x 47.5 x 411 x 415 x 422 x 4
Required air pressureMPa0.

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350 - 800 standard

NC1 Model Specifications (inches)UnitNC1-350NC1-450NC1-600NC1-800
Tonnage rating point (above BDC)in.
Stroke lengthin2.764.83.154.723.545.513.946.3
Strokes per minute (Variable)spm90~15055~11565~13050~10560~12045~9555~11040~85
Die height, slide to bolsterin7.879.849.8410.6310.6311.8111.8112.60
Slide adjustmentin1.972.362.763.15
Slide area (LR x FB)in14.95 x 11.8116.1 x 13.418.9 x 15.721.3 x 18.1
Bolster area (LR x FB)in28.74 x 12.2028.74 x 14.9631.9 x 14.231.9 x 17.334.3 x 15.734.3 x 20.537.4 x 18.137.4 x 23.6
Frame gapin6.37.687.288.868.2710.639.4512.2
Frame inside measurementin18.0319.462224.34
Bolster thicknessin3.944.335.125.51
Main motor (Variable)hp7.57.57.510
Required air pressurepsi71717171

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1100 - 2500 standard

NC1 Model Specifications (inches)UnitNC1-1100NC1-1500NC1-2000NC1-2500
Tonnage rating point (above BDC)in.
Stroke lengthin4.337.095.127.876.39.8411.81
Strokes per minute (Variable)spm50~10035~7040~8530~6035~7025~5020~40
Die height, slide to bolsterin12.6013.7813.7815.7516.1417.7221.26
Slide adjustmentin3.543.944.334.72
Slide area (LR x FB)in24.8 x 20.527.6 x 22.834.6 x 25.643.3 x 28.7
Bolster area (LR x FB)in42.1 x 20.542.1 x 26.846.1 x 23.646.1 x 29.954.7 x 26.854.7 x 33.168.9 x 35.4
Frame gapin10.6313.7813.7815.7516.1417.7221.26
Frame inside measurementin25.9728.735.3347.58
Bolster thicknessin6.
Main motor (Variable)hp1510152030
Required air pressurepsi71717171

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