Intelli-Fold™ DE-172AF Paper Folder from Intelli-Zone™ - Office Zone®
Intelli-Fold™ DE-172AF Paper Folder from Intelli-Zone™

Intelli-Fold™ DE-172AF

Intelli-Fold™ DE-172AF Paper Folder from Intelli-Zone™

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  • Folds are clearly marked on the folding plates for easy setup.
  • A variable-speed motor makes it easy to accommodate various paper thicknesses.
  • A powered exit conveyor stacks and organizes paper as it leaves the machine.
  • A total of three friction wheels help evenly pull paper into the machine, ensuring a professional fold and a great skew.
  • The DE-172AF pulls a sheet of paper off of the top of a stack of paper until the entire stack of paper is folded.
  • This machine is perfect for folding small documents all the way up to large 11" x 17" paper.
  • The drop-in feed tray holds up to 500 sheets of 20# bond paper at a time.
  • This is an upgraded version of the Intelli-Fold / Dynafold DE-202AF.


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Product Description

This is an improved version of the DE-202AF, which includes a powered exit conveyor along with a stacking wheel and folding plate sensors.

Few paper folding machines hold up in quality or accuracy like the Intelli-Fold DE-172AF. This machine, very similar in setup and operation to the DE-202AF, includes a convenient exit tray. This helps to keep folded paper in alphanumeric order as it leaves the machine. This paper folding machine can create all the popular folds along with many custom folds. The alignment on this machine is accurate and it rarely suffers from jams. This is a great all-round machine for paper ranging in size from 3.5" x 5" up to 11" x 17". Place your order today!

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Fold Types:

Single (Half, V)
Single (Half, V) fold
Standard Letter (C)
Letter (C) fold
Z (Accordion) fold
Z (Accordion) fold
Double Parallel fold
Double Parallel fold
Gate fold
Gate fold
Half Accordion (Fold-out, Engineering) fold
Half Accordion
(Fold-out, Engineering) fold

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Intelli-Fold™ DE-172AF

IF300 Paper Folder
Price: $891
Input Capacity Up to 500 Sheets Up to 500 Sheets Up to 500 Sheets Up to 500 Sheets Up to 100 Sheets
Accepted Paper Sizes From 3.5" x 5" to 8.5" x 14" From 3.5" x 5" to 11.7" x 17" 3.5" x 5" to 8.5" x 14" 3.5" x 5" up to 11" x 17" 8 1/2" x 11" / A4
Powered Exit Conveyor     X X  

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Intelli-Fold™ DE-172AF Paper Folder from Intelli-Zone™ Specifications:

Intelli-Fold™ DE-172AF Paper Folder from Intelli-Zone™
Input Capacity Up to 500 Sheets
Paper Feed Automatic
Accepted Paper Weights 16# Bond to 50# Index (60 gsm to 90 gsm)
Setup Manual
Volume Rating Medium
Page Counter Available
Warranty 1 Year Limited
Accepted Paper Types Non-Glossy Finish
Accepted Paper Sizes 3.5" x 5" (89mm x 127mm) up to 11" x 17" (280mm x 432mm)
Fold Types Single fold, Half Accordion fold, Double Parallel fold, Z fold, Letter fold, Gate fold
Power Requirements 110V, 60 Hz
Additional Features Exit Conveyor System keeps folded papers in order.
Packaged Weight 62 lbs.
Dimensions (L,W,H) 31.5" x 20.5" x 17.25" (800mm x 520mm x 440mm)
Folding Speed Up to 6,000 pieces/hr (8.5" x 11")
Item Number FOLEIF172

Product Overview:

The Intelli-Fold DE-172AF is one of the best 11" x 17" paper folding machines you can buy. It is built on the DE-202AF with a few additional improvements. This is the perfect machine for folding small sheets all the way up to large. This style of paper folder is excellent for folding literature, brochures, menus, letters, invoices and much more. This machine comes equipped with several features, many of which you may want to have in your office, school or other organization.

To begin with, the DE-172AF is a paper folding machine designed to handle paper as small as 3.5" x 5" all the way up to 11" x 17". For the price, few machines have this machine folding range. It can also be used with paper ranging in thickness from 16# bond up to 50# index. This means it can be used to fold standard copy paper or card stock.

The Intelli-Fold DE-172AF is essentially an upgraded Intelli-Fold or Dynafold DE-202AF. A few of the upgraded features include an exit conveyor and sensors designed to ensure proper operation. The exit conveyor uses a conveyor system with weighted rollers to keep paper neat, stacked and organized as it leaves the machine. This style of exit system is excellent for folding invoices, bills and other material that needs to stay in alphanumerical order.

The feed tray on this machine is large and has a 500-sheet capacity, which is about the size of an entire ream of paper. Three friction rollers pull this paper in from the top, one sheet at a time. Once folding is complete, the machine will automatically shut off until more paper is inserted. Because these rollers "grab" the paper for folding, it is not recommended to use the DE-172AF with slick, glossy or coated paper.

The DE-172AF uses two folding pates, both located on the opposite side of the machine from the feed tray. This design is compact and makes setup easy. Simply adjust the top folding plate to the fold you need to make and the bottom plate afterwards. Folds are clearly marked on the plates, making this machine very easy to set up. This paper folder can create a letter fold, accordion fold, double parallel fold, gate fold, engineering fold and a half fold. While common folds are marked on the plates, the folding plates can be adjusted to accommodate custom folds as well.

A dial, located next to the power switch, can be turned clockwise to full speed (6,000 sheets per hour). This variable speed control is nice and is rarely found on machines in this price range. The DE-172AF is also very well build. It features a metal chassis, metal folding plates, high-quality electronics and other durable materials. Buy yours today!
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