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Press Tech has produced many types of folders for various printers in the industry. Each folder illustrated below was chosen because it represents a type of folder, or because it represents a family of folders. Within each type or family, folders will differ because of:


Product Information


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SJF RIBBON TAB FOLDER
This pin folder is on a double web 21.75" X 35" press
It shares a PFF anglebar - located to the GS
The draw roll section pulls in up to 6 ribbons - 19" max width
The rated speed is 1800 - 2000 FPM
Cutoffs between 21.5" and 22.84" have been produced

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SJF COMBINATION FOLDER
This folder is on a single web 22.75" X 38" press
The former nose is on the centerline of the press
The rated speed is 1800 FPM 1/2 fold, and 1500 FPM 1/4 fold
Cutoffs between 21.75" and 22.84" have been produced
A double parallel option is available

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PINLESS TAB AND DIGEST FOLDER (PTDF)
This pinless folder is on a single web 21.5" X 57" press
It has a 6 level slitter / realigner just after a PFF anglebar
It produces 16 page tabloid (four 4s), and 24 page (2 up) double parallel
It is rated at 2000 FPM tab, and 1800 FPM double parallel
The 22.25" cutoff is also available

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CJ21 COMBINATION FOLDER
This pin folder is on a single web 21" X 57" press
It is located to the WS of a 4 level 36" anglebar
The folder is rated at 2000 FPM 1/2 fold, and 1500 FPM 1/4 fold
It has a large range of “on the run” fold lap specifically for retail work

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CJ21 JAW FOLDER
This collect capable pin folder is on a 42" X 54" press
It is located to the WS of a 36" anglebar
The folder is rated at 2000 FPM
It has a large range of "on the run" fold lap specifically for retail work
An optional double parallel cylinder can be supplied for direct mail - 1600 FPM

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RETAIL 21 (R21)
This straight only folder is on a 21" X 57" press
It is located to the WS of a 36" anglebar
The pin folder is rated at 2500 FPM
It readily accepts a balloon former (both formers are movable)
It has a large range of "on the run" lap specifically for retail work

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DELTA FOLDER
This dedicated pin delta folder is on a 4 web 22.75" X 38" press
It slits all 4 webs in half simoultaneusly like a double wide newspaper press
One former is forward of the other which produces a double stream delivery
Each delta signature contains 48 pages with 4 webs
The rated speed is 1500 FPM

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DOUBLE COLLECT FOLDER (DCF)
This double collect pin folder is on a 45.5" x 75" press
The web is slit into 4 ribbons and turned on cantilevered anglebars
Compensated ribbons are stacked and pass over a 20" former
The lower folder makes 3 cuts per impression, and collects twice
A 96 page signature is delivered at speeds up to 2900 FPM

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ANGLEBARS
Anglebar sections have been made for our own folder applications
Other anglebar sections have been supplied as add-ons to increase ribbons
Some are on the floor and others elevated, also above a former (former bypass)
36" anglebar sections tend to be cage style (box frame)
1/2 web anglebar sections can be cantilevered or cage
Bar and comp screws can be supplied to accomodate position sensors for pre-set
A third party "ribbon control system" is often utilized

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BALLOON FORMERS
Balloon formers are utilized for different reasons
Deserting standard (broadsheets) in retail printing
Creating sections before jaw folding
Producing low page counts more efficiently on PFFs and 2FFs
Reducing the number of folder delivery points for publication

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OTHER
Moving equipment - web handling, base rails, platforms, and drive line work
Single position clutch, overload shear pin protection, universal shafts and couplings
Servo sizing and motor mounting (drives and control by others)