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Formax FD-382 Automatic Setting Paper Folding Machine

Brand: FormaxPart# FD-382

Your Price:  $3,955.50
Reg. Price: $4,395.00
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Warranty 90 Day Manufacturer Warranty
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Quick Overview

- Paper Size: 3-1/2" x 5" to 12-1/4" x 18", 16 to 43 lb. bond, up to 90 lb. index
- Fold Type: half fold, letter, double parallel, z-fold, gate, engineering, cross fold, baronial, and custom
- Folding Speed: 20,100 sheets/hour
- Automatic friction-feed paper folding machine

Product Description

Formax FD-382 automatic document folder performs the following standard fold types: half fold, letter, double parallel, z-fold, gate, and engineering. Cross fold and baronial custom fold types are also possible. Cross folding function is achieved through a two pass system for precise folding. Ideal for a business, church, school, or print-for-pay center. UL and CE safety certified.

The FD-382 paper folder features easy set-up and the versatility to complete a variety of fold jobs. Fully automated fold plates provide one touch setup of the 18 pre-programmed fold settings or for choosing one of the 25 custom folds that can be stored into memory for later use. Precise fold adjustments can be made with the fine tuning knobs at the end of each fold plate.

This paper folding machine includes a large 2.8" backlit LCD display and user friendly control panel for untrained operators to walk up and start folding with little to no instruction. Advanced software allows for all standard fold types and paper sizes to be customized to meet your particular needs. Load up to 500 sheets in the hopper, select the fold, press start, and fold in as little as 2 minutes. Holds all folded pieces conveniently on a patented telescoping conveyor system.

Add a multi-sheet feeder that allows up to 4 sheets stapled or unstapled to be folded at one time.

Folding Features

  • Pre-programmed for 6 popular fold types in letter, legal, and ledger sizes equaling 18 preset fold settings.
  • Fold plates utilize seven point fold stops for crisp, accurate folds of large paper sizes at high speeds.
  • AutoBatch counter is programmable to process pre-set number of sheets into sets with a delay.
  • Up to 25 custom folds can be programmed and stored into memory.
  • Programmed folds can be fine-tune for precisely sets fold.
  • Large jobs are processed quickly at speeds of up to 20,100 pieces per hour.
  • Fold plates are enclosed and insulated to reduce operating noise.
  • A guide is included for two pass cross folding operation.

Feed Features

  • Three roller drop-in feed system ensures dependable feeding of forms with no fanning.
  • Thick Stock Mode temporarily increases speed to help feed thicker stocks.
  • Removable feed wheel shaft can be changed without removing side covers.

More Features

  • Stacker wheels can be manually adjusted to neatly stack different paper sizes and fold types.
  • Conveyor can be set between 14" and 36" in length and holds up to 500 folded pieces.
  • Removable roller cover is easily removed for improved access to fold rollers and exit area.
  • Large 2.8" backlit LCD screen offers a user friendly control panel is clearly marked for ease of operation.
  • Six languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Dutch.


  • Feed System: Top friction 3 roller drop-in feed system
  • Fold Table Setting: Automatic
  • Fold Types: Half fold, letter, double parallel, z-fold, gate, engineering, cross fold, baronial, and custom
  • Custom Fold Memory: 25
  • Feed Tray Capacity: 500 sheets (20 lb. bond)
  • Folding Speed: 20,100 sheets/hour
  • Accepts Stapled Paper: No
  • Accepts Glossy Paper: Yes
  • Paper Size: 3-1/2" x 5" to 12-1/4" x 18"
  • Paper Type: Bond, offset, index, cover stock, some glossy
  • Paper Weight: 16 to 43 lb. bond, up to 90 lb. index
  • Skew Adjustment: Adjusts feed table
  • LED Counter: 6-digit resettable and 8-digit life
  • Power: 110-240V, AC 50/60Hz
  • Dimensions: 20" W x 60" D x 19" H
  • Weight: 73 lbs.
  • View Manual (PDF)

Additional Information

Name Formax FD-382 Automatic Setting Paper Folding Machine
Manufacturer Part Number FD-382
Model FD-382
Manufacturer Formax
Product Weight 73
Warranty 90 Day Manufacturer Warranty
Price $3,955.50

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