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Specialist folding can cover a host of subjects, from direct mail to calendars to large format for maps and placards. Miniature folding can also include direct mail, particularly multi-component mailing.

Miniature leaflet folding
Large and small format map and calendar folding
Eye-catching multiple and pyramid folding
Direct mail print finishing solutions
Added benefits achieved by use of Pick + Place
In-line booklet stitching and gluing
Special high speed production lines
Print finishing solutions not limited to standard formats

  • KL45
  • KL112
  • M7/M8
  • Mailing Lines
  • Other Units

The new HERZOG + HEYMANN Miniature Folding Machine

The new KL 45 from HERZOG+HEYMANN is the latest development for the miniature folding market segment. This entry level miniature folder was developed from the well established KL 112 platform, and is designed specifically for lightweight paper processing. With its high quality components, integrated batch counter, and double sheet detection, this machine has all the basics in one self contained solution.

Whether you are doing short or long job runs, the KL 45 can be optimised for your production with either a pile feeder or continuous feeder. Additionally, this system can be configured with a number of fold plate combinations for different job applications.

Dual-calibrating fold rollers increase control of product
Belt driven rollers reduce noise
Fold roller calibration via easily accessible paper callipers
Slitter shaft
High-Grip fold rollers
Integrated batch counter
Ultrasonic double sheet control
Transport rollers optimized for smooth transport of small products
Kicker in vertical delivery unit for batch separation
Noise hoods

KL 112 – The machine for the smallest folds

The K112 is specifically designed for the most difficult of tasks, but is still capable of producing at the highest production speed. It is provided with up to 14 buckle plates, and is perfectly adapted to produce:

Small folded and glued information material
Pharmaceutical instruction leaflets using lightweight printed paper, e.g., outserts
Lottery products

Standard equipment on the KL 112 includes:

Buckles fold units with radial roller adjustment
Folding rollers in steel / plastic combination
Buckle fold units with a pair of slitting rollers as knock-out spindles with one tool for slitting, perforating and scoring
Central roller setting by under-laying paper to shorten set-up times
Hinged buckle plates with sheet deflectors at the end of buckles
Transfer unit if two buckle folding units are supplied
MS control

M7/M8 – fully automatic folding machine

The M7/M8 are the profit centres for standard folds and products, especially in specific ‘niche’ areas.

All feeders with this unit, starting with the first folding unit onwards. As a result, subsequent extension with aggregates for lucrative additional tasks such as rubber coating, slitting in cycles, doubling paper or gluing products is possible. The M7 can be supplied in different working widths, from
42 cm up to 162 cm, as well as with up to 16 buckle plates.

Specific application areas for the M7 include:

Special multiple folds such as pyramid shaped spiral fold
Map folding machine – Multiple folding in first or second unit allows the folding of maps in any style.
Placards in formats up to 162cm x 205cm in size
Direct mail production
Booklet applications – The M 7 multiple pocket folder allows the production of glued or stitched booklets with a high number of pages. With or without separate cover, glued or stitched, booklet labels with a closing tab or without
Poster folding machine – Folding of large formats of posters with optimized folding roller diameters and working widths.
2 x 32-page Signature folding – Working widths up to 165 cm for large format folding allow the production of 32-page signatures in 2up.
With both of the above models Herzog + Heymann can supply a large range of optional extras to further enhance available folding solutions. Two notable items are:

Pick + Place module
The Pick + Place module is designed for universal use in folding systems and mailing systems in any position, or directly following the gatherer and stitcher. Attachment is possible in all printed product positions. The ‘GS’ version has a gripper / suction cup combination attachment for products that open at the front.

Tip it (and enhance your message!)
Draw attention to your printed direct mail product by gluing on coins, sweet packages, product samples, credit cards, postcards or small pamphlets! For example, if your printed product advertises your company and the key to the front door is attached, this sends out a very ‘welcoming’ message and you can be certain of receiving a very positive response! Additional attention can also be achieved if your attachment is glued on to you printed product at an angle.

The Mailing profitcenter from Herzog + Heymann offers unexpected possibilities in product design, high flexibility and multiple configuration versions.

These are the most important conditions for a Mailing System.

Flexibility in mailing is the highest order:

Mobile feeder and mobile folding units.
Enough folding pockets to be prepared for corresponding requirements, e.g. profitable roll-fold.
Pre-cutter shafts for fitting timed cutting-or timed-perforating knives.
2nd pair of rear cutter shafts for straight cutting of the ups.
Height adjustable and therefore changeable folding units.
With a myriad of optional units, there are thousands of combinations with Herzog + Heymann.

Stacker for depositing of inkjet printed open sheets up to maximum format 52 x 72 cm. Minimum format 12 x 12 cm.
Flat track delivery unit 701 with upper belts for delivery of thick folding products and/or for cross-transfer of long products
Flat track delivery unit 702 with angled infeed for ergonomic operation.
Elektromotive height adjustable folding units are exchangeable.
Manually height adjustable folding unit M 7.46/72 4.
Rotary feeder TA 15/TA 20 for non-stop feeding of thick products.
Friction feeder FRK for feeding or tipping of fl at products.
Mobile continuous stream suction feeder FBS 272, 52 cm working width. Mobile fl at pile feeder F 530 for maximum format 52 x 102 cm.
Flat pile feeder F 76 Solo with independent drive for maximum format of 72 x 102 cm.
Pallet feeder FP 720/820 with independent drive.

Transfer Units/Turning units

Hingeable transfer unit 820 with upper round belts and lower fl at belts
Transfer unit 850 with upper and lower round belts for spreading of products
Mobile, height adjustable transfer unit 850
Mobile, height adjustable transfer unit 850 with swivelling outrun
Hingeable transfer unit 250 with centre ejection
Accelerator for rollers – or pile/zig-zag products
Turning of thinner folding products within
Transfer unit 855. Max. DIN A4 longitudinal format
Turning in running direction on roller table
Turning of folding products inside folding pocket by turning springs

Pick + Place

Transport System with SIGMA Pick + Place and Streamfeeder.
Dispensing of drops- and seed bags, keys, coins, diagonal dispensing
16-page spine glue system ILS integrated in a MBO Folding Machine
Rotary feeder, cross-fold knife and fl at track delivery for newspaper half fold
Segmented upper pocket mouth for hot-melt applications inside folding unit
Cutting unit N 281
Cutting unit N 381
Cutting unit N 380. Belt guide for cutting of small folding products

Cross Carriers/Transport Systems

Because of register accuracy, the sheet must be aligned before running into the transport system. This can happen on our cross carrier or on the roller-table of a cutting unit.
Transport system 091 Basic. Height adjustment by spindles
Transport system 091 SERVO FB. Height adjustment by spindles
Transport system 091 ECO. Electromotive height adjustment
Transport system 091.1 with assembling frame. Electromotive height adjustment
Cross carrier 407. Height adjustment by flaps
Cross carrier 407 Basic. Height adjustment by spindles
Cross carrier 408 with lattice height adjustment

Additional units and modules

Parallel folding pocket
Friction feeder for dispensing of fl at products
Personalising with inkjet heads on the transport system
7 cold glue nozzles for paper doubling on the transport system
Vacuum opener with plow fold
Belt guided plough fold for folding of pre-scored products, e.g. newspapers
Labelling with lateral closing with labels and product alignment

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