508A Automatic Letter Paper Folder - Ideal-MBM

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The 508A automatic friction feed folding machine is a higher volume folder with 24 customizable folds, and 36 standard pre-programmed settings.

The 508A includes advanced folding machine functions including: Color LCD touch screen control panel (4 digit addition and subtraction digital counter). Test button folds 2 sheets for inspection, automatically recognizes and displays paper size, automatic conveyor and self-setting exit rollers ensure smooth ejection of folded paper and more.

Short Specifications:
Folding Speed 14,400* sheets / hour
Feed Tray Sheet Capacity 500*
Optional Components Available Micro-perforate, Scorer
Highlights • Paper feed / separator pressure adjustment.
• Automatic feed table elevation and delivery roller setting.
• Automatic paper size recognition.
• 24 custom jobs can be stored in memory.
• Perforating / scoring / kiss cut units available by option.
Full Specifications:
Model 508A
Feed Type Friction Feed
Folding speed 14,400* sheets / hour
Feed tray sheet capacity* 500*
Paper weights accepted 12 lb. bond to 80 lb. offset
Paper formats accepted 3 1/2" X 5" up to 11" x 17" (including: 8 1/2" x 11" (letter), 8 1/2" x 14" (legal))
Fold types available

Multiple presets and custom folds:

letter paper tri-fold style
Tri / Letter Fold
double parallel fold style
Double Parallel Fold
gate fold style
Gate Fold
half fold
Half Fold
standard z fold letter
custom paper folding machine
Machine dimensions 39.75" x 21.5" x 19.7"
Power supply required 115 V, 60 Hz
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*May vary due to variations in paper (thickness, type and material) and power supply.

This model is a production folding machine with additional print production features:

TOUCH SCREEN: The LED touch screen sets up 36 standard folds automatically at the touch of a button. Up to 24 custom folds can be stored in memory.

PAPER FEED / SEPARATOR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT DOUBLE FEED DETECTION: Paper feed pressure adjustment helps the machine to feed wider range of stocks, and the separator pressure adjustment prevents double feeds.

DOUBLE FEED DETECTION: The double feed detection sensor prevents mis-folded papers being contaminated to outputs.

PERF / SCORING UNITs: The 508A can be used as a perforator by replacing a perf unit to the folding table. It is also possible to add or replace perf / score / kiss cut heads on a unit to give multiple finishing styles in one pass.


These heads hold rotary tools and can be mounted on a perforation/scoring unit.
• Perf head with position adjustment.
• Perf head with pressure adjustment.
• Thin perf unit.

• Micro perforation blade.
• Perforation blade for thick paper.
• Scoring blade.
• Kiss cut blade.

Additional Features:
  • mbm ideal paper letter foldersAutomatic 3 roller friction feed system.
  • Pre-programmed with 36 standard folds.
  • Stores 24 custom folds in memory.
  • Automatic feed table elevation.
  • Features paper feed pressure and separator pressure adjustment.
  • Color LCD touch screen control panel includes 4 digit addition and subtraction digital counter.
  • Test button folds 2 sheets for inspection.
  • Automatically recognizes and displays paper size.
  • Extended exit tray for neat stacking of folded sheets.
  • Automatic conveyor and self-setting exit rollers ensure smooth ejection of folded paper.
  • Single sheet feeding automatically maintained for different weights of paper.
  • Auxiliary paper guide for cross folding.
  • Load and unload paper from same side.
  • Display alert and audible signal in case of incorrect operation.
  • Skew and micro-adjustment dials.
  • Fully enclosed fold tables for quiet operation.
  • Quick-release roller system for easy maintenance.
  • Optional scoring, micro-perforating, and slitting units.

This table top machine allows for quick easy set-up and production of standard sizes of copier, stock office paper and larger formats including tabloid. With the belt feed exit tray system, automatic settings and fast turnaround - you can quickly produce professional formats using several standard and customized sizes. The 508A paper and letter folder can be used on table or desktop by any user.

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