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Weaknesses / Limitations: The Martin Yale 1501x is a manual setup folder. This simply means that you need to manually move the folding plates into the correct positions in order to setup the machine for a particular fold. This makes it ideal for organizations that need to do one specific type of folding or who do not need to frequently change folding patterns. Organizations that frequently change folding styles may want to consider an automatic setup folder such as blow moulding machine Manufacturers the Martin Yale 1701.The 1501x Autofolder is designed for folding standard uncoated bond papers up to 28lb weights.
It is not a good solution for organizations that need to fold heavy card stocks, glossy papers or coated sheets. These types of papers will most likely cause paper jams and feeding issues with the 1501x folder.Although this machine is ideal for folding letter and legal sized sheets, it cannot handle larger sized papers. Organizations that need to fold 11" x 17" paper or other oversized stocks will need to select a larger paper folding machine that is designed to handle those sizes. Recommendation:
The Martin Yale 1501x paper folder is ideal for churches, non-profit organizations and small businesses that need to fold letters, statements, flyers, brochures and other important materials.It is an excellent basic paper folding machine that is ideal for light to moderate usage in organizations that primarily use one folding pattern.However, the 1501x is not recommended for folding glossy stocks, heavy papers or large sheet sizes. This does not make it an ideal candidate for print shops, commercial printers or production environments. These types of users should look for a considerably larger and more industrial paper folding machine.