Welcome to our folding guide

 

Folding is the process of bending printed sheets in a specific area. Below are the different types of folding that we offer at Herrada Printing.

 

• 4-Panel Roll Fold:

A type of fold where the piece is folded inward at one end and then folded inward again one or more times. It is as if you are rolling the piece up.

4PanelRollFold

 

• Accordion Fold:

A sheet which has been folded twice in right angles to form a W-shaped four page uncut section.

AccordionFold

 

• Double Gate Fold:

Single gate fold, with an additional fold on the center.

DoubleGateFold

 

• Double Parallel Fold:

A type of fold where the piece is folded in half and then folded in half again. The folds are parallel to each other.

DoubleParallelFold

 

• French Fold (quarter fold):

A sheet which has been folded twice at right angles to form a four page uncut section.

FrenchFold

 

• Gate Fold:

When both sides of an oversize page fold into the gutter in overlapping layers.

GateFold

 

• Half Fold, also known as a bi-fold:

A sheet is folded in half.

HalfFold

 

• Half-Tri Fold:

A sheet is folded in half and then tri-folded.

HalfTriFold

 

• Tri-Fold:

A fold where a three panel piece has both side sections folded inward, one on top of the other each section is approximately 1/3 the length of the piece. Also known as a C-fold or letter-fold.

TriFold

 

• Z-Fold:

A paper fold represented by back and forth folds into three panels.

ZFold