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Horizon High Production Paper Folders

floor model automated high-production paper folding systems

AFC-746F Automated Large Format Paper Folder

The Horizon AFC-746F Large-format Folder includes advanced set-up automation through a user-friendly color touch-screen control panel that displays all common fold formats and sheet sizes for easy selection. The folder features quick changeover and fully automated setup with up to 47 automated adjustments including in-feed, roller gap, buckle fold, and knife-fold sections. The AFC-746F is very flexible – with 6 buckle plates + 1st knife + 2 buckles under the knife, one buckle standard + 2nd knife. It handles sheet sizes up to 29.1” x 43.3” and as small as 8.27” x 11.695” with programmable memory for up to 200 different jobs. It includes a pallet pile feeder with suction head. The AFC-746F also contains a new ergonomically friendly slitter shaft removal system, where the operator can remove the perforation shaft automatically for easier blade setting, a quick release lever, internal elevator, and slide out carriage highlight this new feature.

  • Maximum Sheet Size: 29.1″W x 43.3″L
  • Minimum Sheet Size: 8.27″W x 11.695″L
  • Stock Weight Range: 35 to 209 gsm (uncoated paper)
  • Maximum Pile Height: 47.2″ (pallet included)

AFV-566/TV-564 Automated Paper Folder

The Horizon AFV-566/TV-564 Folder is a highly automated and dynamic machine that achieves new levels of production efficiency in folding. Advanced automation reduces setup time and allows easy operation via color touchscreen. The uniquely designed buckle plate ensures consistent, accurate folds, and accommodates a wider range of substrates. Optional dynamic folding is available to change fold patterns on the fly for variable signatures with no blank sheets in the set. The system also features automatic scoring navigation and double-sheet detection, improved registration, and easier sheet loading.

  • Maximum Sheet Size: 22.05″W x 35.43″L
  • Minimum Sheet Size: 4.13″W x 5.83″L

AF-566T4F Automated 21.9″ Paper Folder

The Horizon AF-566T4F Folder is a fully automated six + four-buckle folder that accepts sheets up to 21.97” x 34”. The AF-566T4F has the “intelligent automation” that is built into all Horizon post-press products, best illustrated by the intuitive, icon-based, 10.4” color touchscreen that displays all common fold formats and sheet sizes for easy selection. Precise stepper motors drive end stops and fold plates to the exact location for the sheet size and fold style selected. Up to 200 custom jobs can be stored in memory for easy recall, with automated make-ready in as little as 14 seconds. The AF-566T4F is equipped with 6 buckles on the first station and 4 on the second station, which can be added straight or at a right angle for maximum application flexibility. This folder has been designed to serve the graphic arts and digital print markets, with ultra-quick changeovers and specially-formulated combination roller and scoring systems that handle sensitive digitally imaged sheets without marking.

  • Maximum Sheet Size: 21.97″W x 34″L
  • Minimum Sheet Size: 5.04″W x 5.83″L
  • Stock Weight Range: 35 to 209 gsm (uncoated paper)
  • Folding Speed: Up to 42,000 sheets per hour

AFC-566FG Automated Paper Folder

The Horizon AFC-566FG Automated Floor Model Folder includes advanced set-up automation through a user-friendly 10.4” color touch-screen control panel that displays all common fold formats and sheet sizes for easy selection. The AFC-566FG brings folder automation to new heights with fully automated setup, including gap settings. This folder has been designed to serve the graphic arts and digital print markets, with ultra-quick changeovers and the ability to handle sensitive digitally-imaged sheets without marking, enabled by specially-formulated combination roller and scoring systems. The AFC-566FG is equipped with 6 fold plates, which allow a wide variety of fold patterns in a minimum amount of floor space, at speeds up to 42,000 sheets per hour.

  • Maximum Sheet Size: 21.97″W x 33.46″L
  • Minimum Sheet Size: 5.04″W x 5.83″L
  • Stock Weight Range: 35 to 244 gsm (uncoated paper)
  • Folding Speed: Up to 42,000 sheets per hour
  • Maximum Pile Height: 29.1 inches

AF-406F Automated Small Format Paper Folder

The Horizon AF-406F is a small-format fully automated 6-buckle folder with pile feed and suction head with an optional 6-buckle second unit that can be added straight or cross-wise, for sheet sizes from 1.97” x 3.94” up to 16.92” x 25.98”.  Small folds down to .79” can be performed. This provides application flexibility, especially for the insert, and pharmaceutical markets. The AF-406F has 17 pre-set fold patterns. For production efficiency, 200 custom jobs can be stored in memory for easy recall, with automated make-ready in seconds. A user-friendly 10.4” color touch-screen control panel displays all common fold formats and sheet sizes for easy selection and automated setup.

  • Maximum Sheet Size: 16.92″W x 25.98″L
  • Minimum Sheet Size: 1.97″W x 3.94″L
  • Stock Weight Range: 33 to 157 gsm (uncoated paper)
  • Folding Speed: Up to 30,000 sheets per hour

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