Horizon AF-406F Small-format Folder

The Standard Horizon AF-406F is a Small-format, Fully-automated 6-buckle Folder with pile feed and suction head with an optional 6-buckle second unit that can be added straight or cross wise, for sheet sizes from 1.97” x 3.94” up to 16.92” x 25.98”. Small folds down to .79”can be performed. This provides application flexibility, especially for the insert and pharmaceutical markets. The AF-406F has 17 pre-set fold patterns. For production efficiency, 200 custom jobs can be stored in memory for easy recall, with automated make-ready in seconds. A user-friendly 10.4” color touchscreen control panel displays all common fold formats and sheet sizes for easy selection and automated set-up.


Advantages At a Glance:

  • Advanced Automated Set-up Functions – Each section is set automatically by selecting the sheet size and fold pattern on the touchscreen.
  • Pharmaceutical Folds – A selection of folding rollers are available to fold various types of sheets including thinner sheets for pharmaceutical.
  • Stable Feeding – A superior suction feed system and feed table control provides stable feeding operation
  • Scoring Roller Position Navigator – The scoring roller position navigator is equipped so that positioning of the scoring wheels are simple, fast and accurate.
  • Memory Function – All the set-up information can be stored in job memory for easy recall.
  • 6 + 6-Buckle Modular – 6 + 6-buckle modular concept allows simple to complex fold patterns.
  • Long Table Option (factory option) – Extended table model is also available to feed sheet lengths up to 43.310” (1,100 mm).
  • JDF Workflow – The system can be further enhanced with Horizon’s pXnet bindery control system which integrates JDF workflow from upstream devices.


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Maximum Sheet Size: 21.97′′ W x 33.46′′ L
Minimum Sheet Size: 5.04′′ W x 5.83′′ L
Stock Weight Range: 35 to 244 gsm (uncoated paper)
Folding Speed: Up to 42,000 sheets per minute