The KC1 line of gap frame mechanical presses provides an incredible value, and an excellent alternative to a used press. The KC1 stamping press is is built to last, incorporating heat-treated frames machined to JIS 1st Class Standards, keyed HOLP, crankshafts rated for 150% overload, and a self-contained oil bath for the pinion and main gear. For fixed speed jobs, equip your KC1 gap frame mechanical press with a standard Omron Push Button Control System, available in two different stroke lengths and speeds. For advanced jobs requiring more customization, the I-Press Omron touch screen control system provides the most advanced setup and control features available in the metal forming industry.
KC1 line of gap frame mechanical trim presses 35-330 ton. This series provides an incredible value, and an excellent alternative to a used press.REQUEST A QUOTE


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KC1 line of gap frame mechanical trim presses 35-330 ton. This series provides an incredible value, and an excellent alternative to a used press.


Installation & Service

Trucking, rigging & foundation upon request
Technicians for press start up and training
Preventative Maintenance Programs at 6-12 months
3-2-1 Warranty based on multi-shift use


Robust fabricated steel frames
Frames are stress relieved after welding
NTN Bearings on high speed shafts
Fully guarded High & Low speed gears
High compression bronze bushings
Eccentric shafts are rated for 200% capacity
Massive Pitman Slide Connection
Motorized slide adjustment
Eight point full length slide guides
Single or Multi-Station Die Holders (Opt)


Ross safety lock out valve
SMC liquid filled gages
SMC regulators & lubricators
NOK seals & packings
Ross or Taco DSV dual safety valve
Hi Torque separate clutch & brake
Air pressure switch monitored at control
Air counter balance cylinder for upper die weight
Flywheel brake for safe entry to die area
Air ejector tied to cam for part removal


Unsticking device under slide adjustment screw
Keyed un-sticking near BDC
Tank & pump at floor level
Lower Ejector Std, Upper (Opt)


IHI automatic grease lubrication
Recirculating Oil Systems (larger presses)
IHI electrically monitored lube distribution blocks
Bijur automatic air-counter balance oiler

Safety Equipment

Adjustable Safety Die Block Electrically Interlocked to Emergency Stop Circuit
Flywheel Brake for Quick Stopping of Flywheel during
Light Curtains for FRONT & REAR 40" (optional)
Light Curtains for FRONT & REAR 30" (optional)

Standard Features

Rotary Encoder with Time & Distance Brake Monitor
Floor Mounted MEP-Main Panel
20% Open Space in MEP for future items
Mobile T-Stand Run Station
Motorized Slide Adjustment with Mechanical Read Out
OMPI Combination Dry Clutch and Brake with Dual 
Safety Air Valve
Automatic Lubrication System with Electronic Monitor Cycle Switch
Automatic Air Counter Balance Oiler
Hydraulic Overload System (HOLP) integrated with a key switch located on MOS Operator Control

Mobile T-Stand
Run Station

Press Control

I-PRESS® FORGE Press Control user Friendly Easy Navigation Screens
10” HD Color Touchscreen
Connected Enterprise for Remote Login
Realtime Status Readouts
Hanging Swivel MOS / Master Operation Station
Tonnage Monitor
200 + Job memory
12 Programmable cams
16 Die monitors
130 separate function monitors
Fault Monitors to Protect Press, Automation & Tooling
Step-by-step fault diagnostics
Operator and supervisor access levels
Performance Level D, Category 3 safety functions
Operator/ Maintenance documentation viewable via pdf
User customizable PLC access
Ethernet I/P Connectivity

Press Control

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