Formax FD 262 Single-Head Duty Tabber

Code: GM-FOR-FD262SH

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The FD 262 tabs up to 12,000 pieces per hour (8 1/2” tri-folds), and handles media up to 17” wide, up to 5/32” thick.

• Up to 12,000 pieces/hr
• Feeder holds up to 200 tri-folds
• Uses a variety of tab stocks
• Integrated bottom feed
• 5-digit LCD counter
• Tab density adjustment
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The Formax FD 262 Single-Head Tabber makes quick work of applying tabs to folded mailpieces, and is designed to meet all USPS requirements for mailing and automation discounts. Using “crash tab” technology, the open edge of a mailpiece contacts an adhesive tab and travels through a set of rollers where the tab is tightly folded and sealed, creating a mail-ready piece.

The FD 262 tabs up to 12,000 pieces per hour (8 1/2” tri-folds), and handles media up to 17” wide, up to 5/32” thick. Its advanced design includes an integrated bottom feeder allowing for continuous operation, and a built-in waste take-up spool to reduce down time. The user-friendly controls include a 5-digit resettable LCD counter and a tab sensitivity control to adjust for tab stock density.

Various tab stocks can be used, including translucent, paper and clear, in sizes up to 1 1/2” in diameter. To meet USPS requirements, the mailpiece can be fed through in different directions, to apply tabs in various locations, (see below). The optional FD 282-30 3-foot Conveyor offers adjustable speed from 0 - 124 fpm, and stacks tabbed pieces in a neat, sequential order for easy removal.

With ever-changing postal regulations, having the dependable, efficient FD 262 can make your mailings compliant with very little effort.



Speed: Up to 12,000 pieces per hour (8.5” tri-folds)

Feeder Capacity: Up to 200 tri-folds Integrated bottom feeder for continuous operation

Media Thickness: Up to 5/32" 

Tab Size: 5/8" to 1 1/2"

Media Size: 3” to 18” L 5” to 17” W

Tab Materials: Translucent, Paper, Clear Tab

Sensitivity Control: Adjusts for density in tab/wafer seals

Tabs Applied: 1 tab per pass

Tab Roll Capacity: Up to 10,000 tabs

Core Diameter: 3"

Counter: 5-digit LCD, resettable

Tab Roll Size: Maximum roll diameter: 9”

Core diameter: 3” Counter: 5-digit LCD, resettable

Duty Cycle: Up to 30 million addresses or 500,000 per month over a 5-year cycle

Weight: 40 lbs

Power: 120VAC, 50/60Hz

Options: Drop-Stacking Conveyor Stacker



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