Brochure Folding Types

Below is the most typically type of folds used and which type of folding is used based on brochure size.

Half Fold

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Trifold (Also known as Letterfold) – 6 Panels

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Z Fold – Six Panels

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Roll Fold (Also known as Double Half Fold) – 8 Panels

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Quarter Fold (Fold in Half and then Half Again)

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Half Fold and Tri-fold

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Accordion Fold

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Gate Fold

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Double Gate Fold

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Below is a chart showing which type of folds can be used based on the flat size of the brochure.
Fold Types 8.5″ x 11″ 8.5″ x 14″ 11″ x 17″ 11″ x 25.5″
Half Fold Yes Yes Yes No
Trifold Yes Yes Yes Yes
Z-Fold Yes Yes Yes Yes
Roll Fold No Yes Yes Yes
Quarter Fold Yes Yes Yes Yes
Half & Trifold No No Yes Yes
Accordian Fold No No Yes Yes
Gate Fold Yes Yes Yes Yes
Double Gate Fold No Yes Yes Yes
For a questions on folding, please call us at 888-940-7070 or complete our online Request Form

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