Formax FD 386 Automatic Document Folder - FD 386 (Former FD 382)

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FD 386

Step up to an automatic-setting folding plates, and speeds of over 20,000 sheets per hour!

The Automatic FD 382 Document Folder offers any business, church, school or print for pay center quick, easy set-up, and the versatility to complete a variety of fold jobs in minutes. Jobs are completed exceptionally fast with the FD 382, folding up to 20,100 pieces per hour! Fully automated fold plates provide one touch setup of the 18 pre-programmed fold settings or for choosing one of the 25 custom folds that can be stored into memory. In addition, the new 2.8” (71mm) backlit LCD display and control panel makes the FD 382 extremely easy to use with a step by step user interface that is second to none.

Operators can load up to 500 sheets in the hopper, select their fold, press start and walk away to attend to other important tasks. The FD 382 will fold the 500 sheets in as fast as 2 minutes and hold the folded pieces on its patented Telescoping Conveyor System.

The patented Multi-Sheet Feeder is an optional feature that allows up to 4 sheets stapled or unstapled to be folded at one time through the dedicated feed system with its own side guides and skew adjustment system.

The large 2.8” (71mm) backlit LCD display and user friendly control panel allows for untrained operators to walk up and start folding with little to no instruction. The FD 382 advanced software allows for all standard fold types and paper sizes to be customized to meet your particular needs.

When it comes to paper folding, no one does it faster or with higher quality than the Formax FD 382!

Product Details

  • Pre-programmed for 6 popular folds: Letter, Zig-Zag, Single, Gate, Fold Out and Double Parallel folds in 11", 14" & 17" (Int'l Sizes A3, B4, A4, B5, A5 & B6)
  • Telescoping Outfeed Stacker: Holds up to 500 folded documents and keeps them in a neat and sequential order
  • Optional Dedicated Multi-Sheet Feeder: Designed with an independent skew adjuster, side guides and paper sensor, operators can fold up to 3 stapled or unstapled sheets of paper at the same time
  • AutoBatchTM: Processes a pre-determined number of sheets into sets with a delay between sets
  • Manual Batch Counter: Processes a pre-determined number of forms
  • 6-Digit Resettable Counter: Provides maximum audit control
  • Custom Fold Memory: Set and store up to 9 custom jobs for automatic setup
  • Drop-In Feed System: A drop-in three roller feed system produces dependable feeding of forms with no paper fanning required
  • Cross-Folding: A guide is included for maximum performance
  • Variable Speed Control: Up to 12,500 pieces per hour
  • Fault Detector: Automatically stops operation if a fault occurs
  • Noise Reduction: Fold plates are insulated to reduce operating noise
  • Fine Tune Adjustment: Precisely sets fold stops for crisp, accurate folds


  • Hopper Capacity: Up to 500 Sheets 20# (75gsm)
  • Variable Speed: Up to 20,100 sheets per hour - based on 11"(279mm) "Z" fold
  • Min Paper Size: 3.5'' W x 5" L (88.9 W x 127 L mm)
  • Max Paper Size: 12.25'' W x 18" L (311 W x 457 L mm)
  • Power: FD Model: 120 Volts AC 50/60 HZ
    FE Model: 220 Volts AC 50/60 HZ
  • Dimensions: Closed: 33" L x 20" W x 19" H (84 L x 51 W x 48 H cm)
    Fully Extended: 60" L x 20" W x 19" H (152 L x 51 W x 48 H cm)
  • Weight: 77 lbs (35 kg)
  • Certifications: UL and CUL approved CE applied for
  • Warranty:
    • 90 day limited warranty on parts.
    • Excluding wearables and labor.
FD 382 Specs (1.10 MB)

Formax FD 386 Automatic Desktop Document Folding Machine


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