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How to Get More from Your Small Folding Machine

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, Aug 19, 2016 / by Andre Palko posted in Folding Machines, gatefolding, baum 714, small format folders

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The type of folding machine we’re talking about is seen in thousands of small quick printing shops and digital printing departments around the world. It has two fold plates along with either a friction or air feeder. Some of the more popular ones include Baum 714, Morgana UFO, MB CAS, Challenge Medalist, Martin Yale and many more. They handle the most common types of folds such as letter fold, accordion folds, double parallel, and single folds.

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How Does a Double Gatefold Plate Work on a Folding Machine?

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, Feb 19, 2016 / by Andre Palko posted in Folding Machines, Folding Machine Videos, gatefolding

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To paraphrase Confucius, the way a double gatefold plate works is really simple but our explanations make it sound complicated. Words just don’t cut it. Many processes in print finishing are easier to understand with a decent photo, video, diagram, or analogy. The action behind a double gate fold (also called a closed gatefold) running automatically on a buckle folding machine is one of those things.

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