Paper Folding Methods FAQ

What are the different types of paper folding methods?
There are a number of standard folding types used in the printing industry. The most popular folds are illustrated below.


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Standard Commercial Printing Paper Folding Methods

no fold
half 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