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 tri-fold
None Half Fold Tri-Fold
gate fold open gate fold closed z-fold
Gate Fold Open Gate Fold Closed Z-Fold
accordian fold 4-panel fold roll fold
Accordion Fold 4-Panel Fold
Parallel Fold
Roll Fold
quarter fold
Quarter Fold