• Create a cross fold in one pass
  • Fold length of letter or legal size paper down to 1/5 its size
  • First folder can perform up to 4 folds
  • Second folder can perform a half fold only
  • Smallest fold is 1/5 length x 1/2 width
  • Limited to 20,000 sheets per week

Item #: PF-CFS-K14
Availability: Built when ordered - 4-6 week lead time
Price: $6,989.00

    PAPERFOLDER KNIFE 14" CROSS FOLD SYSTEM

    The PaperFolder KNIFE 14" Cross Fold System can fold paper into very small package inserts. The first machine has 4 fold plates which can fold paper into 1-5 panels.  It delivers each folded piece to the second machine as they are folded by the first. The second machine is a knife folder  which can perform  1 cross fold on the second machine, normally in half.  

    The PF Knife14 Cross Fold System can fold sheets of paper ranging from 5.5" x 8.5" to 8.5" x 14" in these folds. It can perform even smaller folds on some paper.  

    Paper Size (inches)

    First fold

    Second fold*End size (inches
    5.5 x 8.5
    Half Fold
    Half Fold
    Half4.25 x 2.75
    5.5 x 8.5
    Tri fold
    Tri fold
    Half2.84 x 2.75
    5.5 x 8.5 
    4 panel
    4 panel
    Half2.13 x 2.75
    5.5 x 8.5
    5 panel
    5 panel
    Half1.7 x 2.75
    ***
    8.5 x 11
    Half Fold
    Half Fold
    Half5.5 x 4.25
    8.5 x 11
    Tri fold
    Tri fold
    Half3.7 x 4.25
    8.5 x 11
    4 panel
    4 panel
    Half2.75 x 4.25
    8.5 x 11 
    5 panel
    5 panel
    Half2.2 x 4.25
    ***
    8.5 x 14
    Half Fold
    Half Fold
    Half7 x 4.25
    8.5 x 14
    Tri fold
    Tri fold
    Half4.7 x 4.25
    8.5 x 14
    4 panel
    4 panel
    Half3.5 x 4.25
    8.5 x 14
    5 panel
    5 panel
    Half2.8 x 4.25
    ***

    FIRST FOLDER SETUP

    1. See the Operators Manual for setup. 

    2. Set the speed controls to 35%.

    3. Set the fold plates as specified in the manual for the fold you want.

    4. (Optional) Set the counter for the number of pieces you want to fold.

    PaperFolder Cross Fold system Control Panel

    SECOND (CROSS FOLD) SETUP

    1. Remove the Knife folder, cords, output conveyor and extension from the box.

    2. Remove the output wheels from inside the folder by unscrewing the nut by hand. Replace the nut.

    3. Install the connecting cord between the 2 machines.

    4. Attach the output conveyor and extension to the knife folder as shown in the operators manual.

    5. Set the speed for the knife folder at 7 in the control panel.

    6. Place the folding machine in back of the first folder as shown in the Operating Manual. There is a groove on the knife folder that fits on a bar on the back of the first folder.

    7. The fold plate is set at 1/2 of the size of the width of the paper by the factory.

    3. Run one or 2 samples. Make any adjustments as shown in the operators manual. Microadjustment knobs are used to fine-tune the fold resulting in crisp and accurate folds every time. The PF Knife Cross Fold Systems work best with 18# or 20# bond regular paper, not glossy or coated.

    4. Start the run. The operator should not leave the machine while it is running.

    5. You can stop the machine at any time by pushing the Stop button. The machine will stop when the paper input tray is empty.


    SECOND (CROSS FOLD) SETUP

    1.  Place the folding machine in back of the first folder as shown in the Operating Manual. There is a groove on the knife folder that fits on a bar on the back of the first folder.

    2.   Set the fold plate at 1/2 of the size of the width of the paper.

    3.  Run one or 2 samples. Make any adjustments as shown in the operators manual. Microadjustment knobs are used to fine-tune the fold resulting in crisp and accurate folds every time. The PF Cross Fold System can handle a variety of paper sizes and weights (see Specifications), but not glossy or coated papers.

    4. Start the run. The operator should not leave the machine while it is running.

    5. You can stop the machine at any time by pushing the Stop button. The machine will stop when the paper input tray is empty.


    ERROR REPORTING

    The control panel will display these messages when an error occurs:

    NO PAPER
    NO PAPER/ # Paper has run out. # is number of pieces folded so far.
    PAPER ERROR Paper Jam or sensor needs cleaning
    OVERLOAD Motor is overloaded

    IF YOU NEED TO FOLD 11 X 17 PAPER

    The PF Knife 17 Cross Fold System can fold up to 17" paper into 5 panels on the length and one cross fold (2 panels) on the width.

    The PF Air Feed Cross Fold System can make up to 3 panels on the first fold and 2 cross folds (3 panels) on the width. It can be expanded to handle much more. 

    Please call if you would like to discuss your jobs with us or have questions. 800-520-6008.

    The first machine is the PH-14. The second machine is a knife folder.

    First Folding MachinePF- PH-14 folder
    Fold speed:2500 sheets/ hr
    Paper size:2" x 2" to 8.5" x 14" - B6(182x128mm) – A3(420x297mm)
    Paper weight:18# -20# bond
    Paper stack capacity:300 sheets, 20# bond
    Power supply:220V, 50Hz/ 110V, 60Hz
    Dimensions:Closed: 14'D x 14"W x 12"H Operating: D 37" x W 14" x 17.5"H
    Weight:25 Kg - 55 lbs

    Second Folding MachineKnife folder
    Fold speed:2000 sheets/ hr
    Paper size:2" x 2" to 8.5" x 14" - B6(182x128mm) – A3(420x297mm)
    Paper weight:18# -20# bond
    Power supply:220V, 50Hz/ 110V, 60Hz
    Dimensions:Operating: D 24" x W 17.5" x 17.5"H
    Weight:23 Kg - 51 lbs
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