Paper Folding Methods FAQ

What are the different types of paper folding methods?
The are a number of standard folding types used in the printing industry. These are illustrated below. Of course, there are many more than we show here. If you have a question about a standard or special fold, please use the Contact link in the main navigation menu above.

Standard Commercial Printing Paper Folding Methods

no fold
half fold
NoneHalf Fold
tri-foldgate fold open
Tri-FoldGate Fold Open
gate fold closedz-fold
Gate Fold ClosedZ-Fold
accordian fold4-panel fold
Accordion Fold4-Panel Fold
Parallel Fold
roll foldquarter fold
Roll FoldQuarter Fold