Formax Tabbing System Product Spotlight

Formax Tabbing Systems include the Formax FD 260, which uses “crush tab” technology to apply postal tabs to foiled mail pieces. The Formax FD 280 system applies multiple edge tabs per piece, up to 3 per pass. The Formax FD 290 system combines the FD 280 and FD 260 for one-pass tabbing of booklets and more, applying edge and top tabs in a single pass.

For more information or to purchase a new Formax FD 260, FD 280 or FD290, contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com.

Formax Tabbers:

Formax FD 260 Single-Head Crash Tabber

formax fd 260 tabber

  • Speed: Tabs up to 15,000 pieces per hour
  • Tabs Applied: 1 tab per pass
  • Document Sizes: 5″ – 12″ W
  • Document Thickness: Up to 1/4″ thick, coated or uncoated
  • Tab Varieties: 1″ and 1.5″ tabs, clear, translucent or paper, circles or rectangles, on rolls with or without tractor holes
  • Tab Roll Capacity: Up to 5,000 1″ tabs, up to 5,000 1.5″ tabs
  • Tab Spool: Maximum roll diameter 8.25″
  • Core Diameter: 3″
  • Features: Built-in waste take-up spool
  • Options: Feeder, conveyor, catch tray

Formax FD 280 Double-Head Edge Tabber

formax fd 280 double head edge tabber

  • Speed: Tabs up to 15,000 pieces per hour
  • Tabs Applied: Up to 3 tabs per pass
  • Document Sizes: 3.5″ – 9″ H x 5.5″ – 12″ W
  • Document Thickness: Up to 2″ thick
  • Tab Varieties: 1″ and 1.5″ tabs, clear, translucent or paper, circles or rectangles, on rolls with or without tractor holes, high-volume fan folded
  • Features: Built-in waste take-up spool
  • Options: Heavy duty Feeder, high-volume tab delivery module, conveyor, adjustable-height stand

Formax FD 290 Crash and Edge 90-Degree One-Pass Tabber

Formax FD 290

  • Speed: Tabs up to 15,000 pieces per hour
  • Tabs Applied: Up to 3 tabs per pass
  • Document Sizes: 5″ – 12″ W
  • Document Thickness: Up to 1/4″ thick, coated or uncoated
  • Tab Varieties: 1″ and 1.5″ tabs, clear, translucent or paper, circles or rectangles, on rolls with or without tractor holes
  • Tab Type/Capacity:
    • FD 280: Fan folded or high-volume rolls
    • FD 260: Roll up to 5,000 1″ tabs, roll up to 5,000 1.5″ tabs
  • Tab Roll Capacity: Up to 5,000 1″ tabs, up to 5,000 1.5″ tabs
  • Tab Spool: Maximum roll diameter 8.25″
  • Core Diameter: 3″
  • Features: Built-in waste take-up spool
  • Options: Heavy-duty feeder, high-volume tab delivery module, conveyor, catch tray, adjustable-height stand