Paper Folding Options for Commercial Printing @ Bass Printing, Fort Worth, Texas

Paper Folding Options for Commercial Printing @ Bass Printing, Fort Worth, Texas

We often get calls from clients asking for a roll fold brochure when they really mean gate fold or vice versa. Well, don’t be confused anymore, to make it easier we have put together a reference guide.

Most of the marketing materials that we print fall into what can be called the ‘standard’ fold types.  There any many different names used to describe the various fold options.  They mean different things to different people.  Some of the standard paper folds that we do every day at Bass Printing include the following: –

  • Half/Single fold
  • Tri/Roll fold
  • Gate fold – open
  • Double Gate fold
  • Z folds
  • Parallel fold
  • Accordion fold
  • Quarter fold
  • Half/Tri fold
  • Tri/Half fold

See images below to better understand the many different types of folds that are available.

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Folding & Finishing Makes A Difference

Most of the marketing materials you see fall into the common ‘standard’ paper fold category.  However, the folding possibilities are endless.  You’re only limited by your imagination.  The paper can be scored and folded into many different shapes and sizes.  The creative folding can be a great way to stand out from the crowd with your next marketing campaign piece.  If you would like a PDF of this guide, please drop us an email ( and we will be pleased to send you a copy.

At Bass Printing we don’t put up with bad printing or folding! You can trust that the edges of your piece won’t crack or tear, and your folds will be crisp and clean!  Thanks to our experienced employees here at Bass Printing, you can rest assured that things like paper type, and the grain direction of the paper are all considered when your printed piece is printed and folded.  Talk to a print or folding expert now at 1-817-293-4913 or request a custom price quotation.

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