Gap Frame Servo Press DSF-C1 Single Point, From 80 - 250 Tons

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Legendary AIDA NC1 Gap Frame Design Equipped with DSF Direct Drive Servo AIDA DSF-C1-1500
  • Same Mechanical Drive Train of the tried and true NC1 Mechanical Gap Frame
  • AIDA HOLP
  • ECO Power Management System
  • AIDA DSF Direct Drive Servo Motor

The AIDA DSF-C1 Direct Drive Gap Frame Servo Press marries the successful mechanical design of the NC1 Series Mechanical Gap Frame with AIDA's DSF Direct Drive Servo. This combines the flexibility of open die space area with the flexibility of the freely programmable servo motion.

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Press Features

Servo Press Control Features

CNC Handwheel Control

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E.C.O. System

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Mitsubishi Controls

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Programmable Slide Motions

Complete Control of Postion, Velocity, Dwell & BeyondProgrammable Slide Motions for Servo PressesMore about Programmable Slide Motions

Press Specifications

DSF-C1-800, 80 Ton Gap Frame Servo Press Specifications

DSF-C1-800 MODELS
Press Technical DataUnitDSF-C1-800
Tonnage CapacitykN800
U.S. Ton88
Rated Tonnage Pointmm5.0
in.0.197
Working EnergyJ4000
in-U.S. Ton18
Slide Stroke Length (maximum)mm160
in.6.30
SPM @ Full Stroke Length (no load)spm1 - 80
Stroke Length, Fully Adjustable *
(See AIDA for further examples)
mm5075100125
in.2.03.03.94.9
SPM @ Stroke Length Above (no load)spm1251159585
Die Height (SDAU)mm320
in.12.60
Slide Adjustmentmm80
in.3.15
Slide Area (LR x FB)mm540 x 460
in.21.3 x 18.1
Bolster Area (LR x FB)mm1030 x 600
in.40.6 x 23.6
Bolster Thicknessmm140
in.5.5
Throat Depthmm310
in.12.2
Max. Upper Die Weightkg625
lbs.1378
Main Motor (SERVO)kW38
HP50
Power Supply CapacitykVA21
Required Air PressureMPa0.5
psi73
Foundation Bolt Position (LR x FB)mm1010 x 1210
in.39.8 x 47.6
Bed Opening Dimension (LR x FB)mm714 x 280
in.28.1 x 11.0
Inside Frame Dimensionmm586
in.23.1
Floor to Top of Bolster
(without mounts)
mm900
in.35.4
Overall Dimension (LR x FB)mm1796 x 2485
in.70.7 x 97.8
Approx. Overall Height
(without mounts)
mm2845
in.112
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DSF-C1-1100, 110 Ton Gap Frame Servo Press Specifications

DSF-C1-1100 MODELS
Press Technical DataUnitDSF-C1-1100
Tonnage CapacitykN1100
U.S. Ton121
Rated Tonnage Pointmm5.0
in.0.197
Working EnergyJ4600
in-U.S. Ton20
Slide Stroke Length (maximum)mm180
in.7.09
SPM @ Full Stroke Length (no load)spm1 - 70
Stroke Length, Fully Adjustable *
(See AIDA for further examples)
mm5075100125
in.2.03.03.94.9
SPM @ Stroke Length Above (no load)spm1301109585
Die Height (SDAU)mm350
in.13.78
Slide Adjustmentmm90
in.3.54
Slide Area (LR x FB)mm630 x 520
in.24.8 x 20.5
Bolster Area (LR x FB)mm1140 x 680
in.44.9 x 26.8
Bolster Thicknessmm155
in.6.1
Throat Depthmm350
in.13.8
Max. Upper Die Weightkg530
lbs.1168
Main Motor (SERVO)kW40
HP55
Power Supply CapacitykVA21
Required Air PressureMPa0.5
psi73
Foundation Bolt Position (LR x FB)mm1105 x 1440
in.43.5 x 56.7
Bed Opening Dimension (LR x FB)mm736 x 320
in.29.0 x 12.6
Inside Frame Dimensionmm615
in.24.2
Floor to Top of Bolster
(without mounts)
mm900
in.35.4
Overall Dimension (LR x FB)mm1915 x 2585
in.75.4 x 101.8
Approx. Overall Height
(without mounts)
mm3085
in.121
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DSF-C1-1500, 150 Ton Gap Frame Servo Press Specifications

DSF-C1-1500 MODELS
Press Technical DataUnitDSF-C1-1500
Tonnage CapacitykN1500
U.S. Ton165
Rated Tonnage Pointmm6.0
in.0.236
Working EnergyJ7900
in-U.S. Ton35
Slide Stroke Length (maximum)mm200
in.7.87
SPM @ Full Stroke Length (no load)spm1 - 60
Stroke Length, Fully Adjustable *
(See AIDA for further examples)
mm5075100125
in.2.03.03.94.9
SPM @ Stroke Length Above (no load)spm1201028879
Die Height (SDAU)mm400
in.15.75
Slide Adjustmentmm100
in.3.94
Slide Area (LR x FB)mm700 x 580
in.27.6 x 22.8
Bolster Area (LR x FB)mm1250 x 760
in.49.2 x 29.9
Bolster Thicknessmm165
in.6.5
Throat Depthmm390
in.15.4
Max. Upper Die Weightkg727
lbs.1603
Main Motor (SERVO)kW55
HP75
Power Supply CapacitykVA26
Required Air PressureMPa0.5
psi73
Foundation Bolt Position (LR x FB)mm1210 x 1660
in.47.6 x 65.4
Bed Opening Dimension (LR x FB)mm806 x 360
in.31.7 x 14.2
Inside Frame Dimensionmm685
in.27.0
Floor to Top of Bolster
(without mounts)
mm900
in.35.4
Overall Dimension (LR x FB)mm2025 x 3019
in.79.7 x 118.9
Approx. Overall Height
(without mounts)
mm3245
in.128
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DSF-C1-2000, 200 Ton Gap Frame Servo Press Specifications

DSF-C1-2000 MODELS
Press Technical DataUnitDSF-C1-2000
Tonnage CapacitykN2000
U.S. Ton220
Rated Tonnage Pointmm6.0
in.0.236
Working EnergyJ13100
in-U.S. Ton58
Slide Stroke Length (maximum)mm250
in.9.84
SPM @ Full Stroke Length (no load)spm1 - 50
Stroke Length, Fully Adjustable *
(See AIDA for further examples)
mm5075100125
in.2.03.03.94.9
SPM @ Stroke Length Above (no load)spm108958575
Die Height (SDAU)mm450
in.17.72
Slide Adjustmentmm110
in.4.33
Slide Area (LR x FB)mm880 x 650
in.34.6 x 25.6
Bolster Area (LR x FB)mm1470 x 840
in.57.9 x 33.1
Bolster Thicknessmm180
in.7.1
Throat Depthmm430
in.16.9
Max. Upper Die Weightkg1000
lbs.2205
Main Motor (SERVO)kW120
HP160
Power Supply CapacitykVA35
Required Air PressureMPa0.5
psi73
Foundation Bolt Position (LR x FB)mm1440 x 2020
in.56.7 x 79.5
Bed Opening Dimension (LR x FB)mm986 x 460
in.38.8 x 18.1
Inside Frame Dimensionmm865
in.34.1
Floor to Top of Bolster
(without mounts)
mm1000
in.39.4
Overall Dimension (LR x FB)mm2145 x 2950
in.84.4 x 116.1
Approx. Overall Height
(without mounts)
mm3692
in.145
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DSF-C1-2500, 250 Ton Gap Frame Servo Press Specifications

DSF-C1-2500 MODELS
Press Technical DataUnitDSF-C1-2500
Tonnage CapacitykN2500
U.S. Ton275
Rated Tonnage Pointmm6.5
in.0.256
Working EnergyJ24000
in-U.S. Ton106
Slide Stroke Length (maximum)mm300
in.11.81
SPM @ Full Stroke Length (no load)spm1 - 40
Stroke Length, Fully Adjustable *
(See AIDA for further examples)
mm5075100125
in.2.03.03.94.9
SPM @ Stroke Length Above (no load)spm100877871
Die Height (SDAU)mm540
in.21.26
Slide Adjustmentmm120
in.4.72
Slide Area (LR x FB)mm1100 x 730
in.43.3 x 28.7
Bolster Area (LR x FB)mm1750 x 900
in.68.9 x 35.4
Bolster Thicknessmm180
in.7.1
Throat Depthmm470
in.18.5
Max. Upper Die Weightkg1300
lbs.2866
Main Motor (SERVO)kW120
HP160
Power Supply CapacitykVA43
Required Air PressureMPa0.5
psi73
Foundation Bolt Position (LR x FB)mm1730 x 2135
in.68.1 x 84.1
Bed Opening Dimension (LR x FB)mm1220 x 480
in.48.0 x 18.9
Inside Frame Dimensionmm1099
in.43.3
Floor to Top of Bolster
(without mounts)
mm1100
in.43.3
Overall Dimension (LR x FB)mm2288 x 2970
in.90.1 x 116.9
Approx. Overall Height
(without mounts)
mm4376
in.172
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DSF-C1, 80 - 250 Ton Gap Frame Servo Press Specifications

DSF-C1 MODELS
Press Technical DataUnitDSF-C1-800DSF-C1-1100DSF-C1-1500DSF-C1-2000DSF-C1-2500
Tonnage CapacitykN8001100150020002500
U.S. Ton88121165220275
Rated Tonnage Pointmm5.05.06.06.06.5
in.0.1970.1970.2360.2360.256
Working EnergyJ4000460079001310024000
in-U.S. Ton18203558106
Slide Stroke Length (maximum)mm160180200250300
in.6.307.097.879.8411.81
SPM @ Full Stroke Length (no load)spm1 - 801 - 701 - 601 - 501 - 40
Stroke Length, Fully Adjustable *
(See AIDA for further examples)
mm50751001255075100125507510012550751001255075100125
in.2.03.03.94.92.03.03.94.92.03.03.94.92.03.03.94.92.03.03.94.9
SPM @ Stroke Length Above (no load)spm125115958513011095851201028879108958575100877871
Die Height (SDAU)mm320350400450540
in.12.6013.7815.7517.7221.26
Slide Adjustmentmm8090100110120
in.3.153.543.944.334.72
Slide Area (LR x FB)mm540 x 460630 x 520700 x 580880 x 6501100 x 730
in.21.3 x 18.124.8 x 20.527.6 x 22.834.6 x 25.643.3 x 28.7
Bolster Area (LR x FB)mm1030 x 6001140 x 6801250 x 7601470 x 8401750 x 900
in.40.6 x 23.644.9 x 26.849.2 x 29.957.9 x 33.168.9 x 35.4
Bolster Thicknessmm140155165180180
in.5.56.16.57.17.1
Throat Depthmm310350390430470
in.12.213.815.416.918.5
Max. Upper Die Weightkg62553072710001300
lbs.13781168160322052866
Main Motor (SERVO)kW384055120120
HP505575160160
Power Supply CapacitykVA2121263543
Required Air PressureMPa0.50.50.50.50.5
psi7373737373
Foundation Bolt Position (LR x FB)mm1010 x 12101105 x 14401210 x 16601440 x 20201730 x 2135
in.39.8 x 47.643.5 x 56.747.6 x 65.456.7 x 79.568.1 x 84.1
Bed Opening Dimension (LR x FB)mm714 x 280736 x 320806 x 360986 x 4601220 x 480
in.28.1 x 11.029.0 x 12.631.7 x 14.238.8 x 18.148.0 x 18.9
Inside Frame Dimensionmm5866156858651099
in.23.124.227.034.143.3
Floor to Top of Bolster
(without mounts)
mm90090090010001100
in.35.435.435.439.443.3
Overall Dimension (LR x FB)mm1796 x 24851915 x 25852025 x 30192145 x 29502288 x 2970
in.70.7 x 97.875.4 x 101.879.7 x 118.984.4 x 116.190.1 x 116.9
Approx. Overall Height
(without mounts)
mm28453085324536924376
in.112121128145172
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Technical Resources

Videos, Articles & Additional Information

Multiple Servo Presses

Batesville Tool & Die (BTD) is a global supplier of precision metal stamping components for the automotive, appliance, industrial and other industries, with facilities in Batesville, Indiana and Queretaro, Mexico.

BTD saw the benefits of servo presses early, and has invested heavily in AIDA Direct Drive Servo Forming (DSF) technology. This video shows several of Batesville's AIDA Servo Presses running in production at their Batesville Indiana manufacturing facility, including:
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Ajax Metal Forming Solutions

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Master Manufacturing

Servoforming technology allowed Master Manufacturing to product a high-carbon-steel tapped appliance component, executing the tapping in-die to eliminate secondary operations.

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Newman Technologies

Unlike a conventional transfer line, AIDA servo technology has made it possible for Newman to replace its progressive die operations with a gap transfer system

"We wanted a system that could not only produce the part but support our just-in-time initiatives by helping us to further reduce inventory, lead times and the cost and maintenance associated with progressive dies."

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Qualtek Manufacturing

A matter of control: stamper optimizes the variables of the servo press

"Anything that runs in a mechanical press will definitely run in a servo press, but the servo is a more sophisticated press."

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Scandic Spring

San Francisco stamper averts seismic event with servo press, halts tool breakage, die cracking, part carnage

"This job really illustrates the benefit of slowing down the press at the bottom dead center [BDC] while still applying full tonnage."

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Ward Manufacturing

Metal stamper Ward Manufacturing Co. invests in its future by installing a lineup of servo-driven gap frame presses

"It allows us to form more complicated geometries and produce draws in exotic materials at higher speeds while maintaining dimensional integrity - something that, prior to this technology - was, at best, difficult."

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Applications Studies & Die Trials

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