With its unrivaled level of automation, the Stahlfolder KH 82 is our best-selling folding machine. No wonder, since its wide variety of materials, fast makeready times, and ease of operation make it a good fit for almost every print shop.

In the variant with the versatile and popular cross fold version "KTL" we have now permanently reduced the price for you.


Choose the feeder that is right for you.

Combine your Stahlfolder KH 82 with the feeder variant and options that best suit your needs. Compact, low-cost flat pile feeder FFH? Peak performance pallet feeder PFX? Or something in between? The choice is yours!

Learn more about our feeder variants and their individual strengths here .


Automated parallel fold unit with 4 or 6 buckle plates​

The parallel fold unit is available with either 4 or 6 buckle plates, depending on your requirements. ​

Buckle plate stops, folding angles, and folding roller gaps can all be adjusted automatically. The spindle buckle plates permit extremely precise adjustment of all stops. Specific settings can be saved and called up again at any time. The folding machine is operated via a centrally mounted touchscreen with an intuitive user interface.

The parallel folding unit is followed by a pair of slitter shafts. The slitter shaft lift shown is available as an option.

The product-specific buckleplate settings - width, lower lip position and pre-tensioning - can be conveniently adjusted from the outside and synchronously from one side without having to stop the machine.


One-of-a-kind cross-fold unit in KTL design

The cross-fold unit of the Stahlfolder KH 82 offers first-class folding technology thanks to numerous patented features**. For example, the integrated sheet stop ensures outstanding folding quality, even at high production speeds and with delicate papers. This cross-fold unit's level of automation is the highest of all Stahlfolder combination folders.

Most popular fold types can be realized using the two knife-folding units and the horizontal buckle plate after the first knife-folding unit.


Connect your production

The Stahlfolder KH 82 has standard and optional networking capabilities that help you improve transparency and simplify production control.

For the digital connection, you have the choice between the Prinect workflow connection or the Postpress Data Ready production data acquisition system. Increase your flexibility with both systems through higher planning accuracy and always keep an eye on your machine performance data.​

In addition, with the electric tablet preparation you can operate the settings of your folding machine from any position in your production.


Pick the right delivery for you

You can choose the optional delivery from our entire portfolio.​

For smaller runs, for example, the SPH 70 stream delivery with press function is an adequate solution. For longer runs, we recommend the SBP 66 upright delivery or the palamides alpha hd 50 automatic pile delivery. The latter is the right choice if you are planning to combine your folding machine with the Stahlfolder P-Stacker autonomous stacking system.

More information our delivery options

More than 400 machines installed worldwide.
Here’s what our customers have to say.

Compared to the folding machine we had before, the Stahlfolder KH 82 ensures a remarkable improvement in productivity. Even when setting up complex fold types, the machine is ready for production very quickly thanks to a simple and self-explanatory operator guidance. After the automatic changeover, manual re-adjustments are no longer necessary.”

Urs Büschlen, department manager Hertig+Co. AG, Switzerland

Stahlfolder KH 82 at a special price.

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Special offer - terms and conditions

*The discount granted depends on the availability of the offer in the respective country, and therefore is only valid in participating countries. The discounts may therefore also vary according to country. This page does not constitute a contractual offer and is solely for the purpose of providing non-binding information. Please contact your local Heidelberg branch office for binding information.

**Refers to patents issued in Germany. Technical changes and errors excepted.

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