Martin Yale 1812 Paper Folder

$3,976.00 $2,395.00

The Martin Yale 1812 Variable Speed Auto-Folder speeds up productivity for your business, church, school, or even home use with a variety of features.

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Martin Yale 1812 Paper Folder

A Variable-Speed Auto-Folder

Martin Yale 1812 Paper Folder


  • The Martin Yale 1812 Variable Speed AutoFolder fills the gap between our larger models and the smaller desktop models that we offer.
  • The variable speed makes your fold jobs run quickly and smoothly without having to adjust for different paper weights.

Martin Yale 1812 Paper Folder


  • Speeds up productivity for your business, church, school, or even home use with a variety of features.
  • Capable of folding any sheet from 2.5″ x 5.2″ to 12″ x 18″ at an adjustable speed range from 5,000 to 12,000 sheets per hour.
  • The Martin Yale 1812 Auto-Folder can fold a wide range of paper weights
  • From 18-lb. bond to 90-lb index without even having to adjust the feed system!
  • Perform seven different types of folds; letter, z-fold, half, double-parallel, gate, engineering, and church fold.
  • Just simply load your stack of sheets, up to 500 sheets of 8.5″ x 11″ 20 lb
  • Let the Martin Yale 1812 do the work while you enjoy the silence of this remarkable machine.
  • The Martin Yale 1812 even sports a multi-sheet bypass that accepts stapled sets of up to four sheets.

Martin Yale 1812 Paper Folder


The Martin Yale 1812 automatic, friction-fed paper folder is a smooth, efficient machine with such a simple design that anyone, from church volunteers to business professionals, can use. To operate the 1812, all the user has to do is adjust the folding plates according to the convenient measurement chart located on the front of the machine, and then insert the paper. It accepts a large range of paper weight without requiring an adjustment to the feed system, which saves time between folding jobs. Up to 90 lb paper can be handled. Like most friction-fed machines, the 1812 is not compatible with coated or glossy types of paper.

The feed table is able to hold a maximum of 500 sheets of paper weighing in at 20lb letter size bond at once, and fold between 5,000 to 12,000 sheets per hour. The 1812 can handle paper measuring from 2.5” x 5.2” to 12” x 18”.

The Martin Yale 12×18 Variable Speed AutoFolder has fold tables that are completely enclosed, for quieter production and better safety. The seven standard folds created include letter, z-fold, double parallel, half, gate, church cut and engineering/short z-fold, and custom folds are just one adjustment away. With such a variety of fold options available on this machine, the possibilities of types of material such as bulletins, flyers, invoices, etc. that you can create are endless. There is also a convenient detection signal should a jam occur.

If you’re looking to boost your office productivity and cut the amount of time being wasted on simple and mindless tasks like paper folding, the Martin Yale 1812 automatic paper folder is what you have been searching for. Its multitude of features, all being backed by a 1 year limited warranty by Martin Yale, the 1812 automatic paper folder is an extremely viable paper folding machine option to anyone who is looking for ways to fold large volumes of paper on a regular basis.

Martin Yale 1812 Paper Folder

Fold Types:

  • Letter Fold
  • Half Fold
  • Z-Fold
  • Double Parallel Fold
  • Gate Fold
  • Church Fold
  • Engineering (AKA Short Z Fold)

Martin Yale 1812 Paper Folder

MY-1812 Step-Up Instructions


  • Made in U.S.A.
  • Electrical:  115v/230/60 Hz
  • Manual Paper Feed:  No
  • Feed Tray Capacity:  up to 500 sheets
  • Dimensions:  43.2″x 22.2″x 17.8″
  • Weight:  102 lbs.
  • Feed Type: Automatic – 1 Sheet Manual Up to 4 Stapled Sheets
  • Capacity: 12,000 Sheets
  • Special Format Width: 2.5″ – 12″
  • Special Format Length: 5.2″ – 18″
  • Paper Weight: 18 LB Bond – 90 Lb Index
  • Feed Table Capacity: 500
  • Folds: C Fold, Z Fold, Double-Parallel, Half, Gate, Engineering, Church
  • Speed: Variable Speed from 5,000 to 12,000 Sheets per/hour
  • Dimensions: 17.8″ (H) X 22.2″ (W) X 43.2″ (D)
  • Shipping Weight: 112 Lbs.

*  Martin Yale offers a broad range of paper folding machines ideally suited for churches, schools, small offices, mailroom and the quick print industry. When trying to find a folder to fit your needs look no further than here.

Our paper folders range in sizes from a small single sheet fed 8-1/2″ x 11″ desktop unit to a 12″ x 18″ format with a feed table capacity up to 500 sheets. Paper Folders are available with a variety of options from preset positions for standard folds on manual adjustment machines to preset preprogrammed folds on electronic automatic machines.
Most of our folders can be set for custom fold settings as well. Our machines are easy to use for every application.

Additional information

Weight 112 lbs
Dimensions 48 × 26 × 26 in

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