FAQ - Paper Folding Methods

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 foldhalf foldtri-foldgate fold opengate fold closed
NoneHalf FoldTri-FoldGate Fold OpenGate Fold Closed
z-foldaccordian fold4-panel foldroll foldquarter fold
Z-FoldAccordion Fold4-Panel Fold
Parallel Fold
Roll FoldQuarter Fold