AIDA Presses | Mechanical Gap Frame Stamping Presses | NC2

Gap Frame Press | Two Point | 110 - 250 Metric Tons Capacity

AIDA Two Point Gap Frame Press, NC2 AIDA's Best Selling, High Precision, Gap Frame Press The AIDA NC series single and double crank gap frame presses are probably the most imitated stamping presses in production today.

Why?

Because they work hard day in and day out. This is a result of superior engineering and components drawn from our industry-leading PMX straight-side presses, things cosmetic imitations simply lack. It begins with a welded steel frame, cast iron slide, and a cast steel bolster to provide angular deflection which can be as little as 1/3 of competitive models for increased accuracy and die life.

Add HOLP, the worlds' fastest hydraulic overload protection system, a standard wet clutch, precision cut gears with hardened and ground pinions, motorized slide adjustment, and the result is a press that delivers outstanding performance and unmatched reliability. AIDA NC gap-frame presses routinely perform progressive and transfer press die work normally reserved for straight-side presses, at a substantial savings.

Features & Benefits Hydraulic Overload Protection, Ball Socket Connections, Six Point Gibbing, and more
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Specifications From 110 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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Specifications

Metric Specifications 1100 - 2500

Standard Specifications 1100 - 2500

1100 - 2500 metric

NC2 Model Specifications (metric)UnitNC2-1100NC2-1600NC2-2000NC2-2500
(1)E(2)E (1)E(2)E (1)E(2)E (2L)E (1)E(2)E
Nominal CapacitykN1100160020002500
Tonnage rating pointmm5677
Stroke lengthmm110180130200150250170280
Continuous SPM (no load) spm55~11035~7050~9530~6040~8030~5030~6020~40
Die heightmm350400400450450500450550
Slide adjustment range mm90100110120
Slide area (LR x FB) mm1360 x 5201500 x 5801850 x 6502100 x 700
Bolster area(LR x FB)mm1880 x 5201880 x 6802040 x 6002040 x 7602420 x 6802420 x 8402700 x 7602700 x 920
Frame gap mm270 x 310 350 x 615 310 x 350 390 x 685 350 x 390 430 x 785 390 x 380 470 x 865
Frame inner dimension mm1460159019202190
Bolster thicknessmm155165170180
Maximum upper die weightkg55080012001650
Main motor kW x p 11 x 4 15 x 4 22 x 430 x 4
Required air pressureMPa0.50.50.50.5

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1100 - 2500 standard

NC2 Model Specifications (inches)UnitNC2-1100NC2-1600NC2-2000NC2-2500
(1)E(2)E (2L)E(1)E(2)E (2L)E(1)E(2)E (2L)E(1)E(2)E (2L)E
Nominal Capacitytf121176220275
Tonnage rating pointin.197.236.276.276
Stroke lengthin4.337.095.127.875.919.846.6911.02
Continuous SPM (no load)spm55~11035~7050~9530~6040~8030~5030~6020~40
Die heightin13.7815.7515.7517.7217.7219.6917.7221.65
Slide adjustment rangein3.543.944.334.72
Slide area (LR x FB)in53.5 x 20.559.1 x 22.872.8 x 25.682.7 x 27.6
Bolster area (LR x FB)in74 x 20.574 x 26.880.3 x 23.680.3 x 29.995.3 x 26.895.3 x 33.1106.3 x 29.9106.3 x 36.2
Frame Gapin10.63 x 12.213.8 x 24.212.2 x 13.815.35 x 2713.8 x 15.3516.93 x 30.915.35 x 14.9618.5 x 34
Frame inner dimensionin57.562.675.686.22
Bolster thicknessin6.106.56.77.09
Maximum upper die weightlb1210176026403630
Main motor (variable)hp15203040
Required air pressurepsi71717171

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