DS-180i Folder Inserter

Why Choose the DS-180i?

Easy to use

Easy to use

Color touch screen and wizard-based software

Grow revenue

Grow revenue

Maximize opportunities through better communication

Mitigate risk

Mitigate risk

Ensure information is secure with document traceability

Control expense

Control expense

Reduce postage, preparation, equipment, and material costs

Content Accuracy You Can Rely On


The 22” color touch screen and wizard-based guidance simplify operation. Quickly recall stored jobs or create new ones with ease. Load documents and envelopes, press start, and the DS-180i automatically measures the materials and sets itself up.

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Speed is achieved by increased internal processing enhancements and well-balanced input and output capacities. Automatically collate, fold, insert, seal, and count up to 4,500 mail pieces per hour.

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The DS-180i provides multiple output options to further optimize costs and efficiency. Envelopes can be sorted in up to three directions based on criteria including weight, destination or type of output processing.

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The Flex Tower Folder can be configured with one to three stations for maximum flexibility. For secure feeding of a wide variety of printed paper, the feeders use mechanical double detection. Each tower can read both paper sides for maximum compatibility with existing applications.

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Through high speed LAN or wireless internet connection, activate the DS-180i's embedded remote assistance and remote control features to access on-demand technical support right from the touchscreen. Remote assistance and remote control allow Quadient Service Technicians to view and share control of the user screen in order to guide you through an issue to resolution.



Assembly speed

Up to 5,500 mail pieces per hour

Document feeding capacity

Up to 1,000 sheets

Manual sheet feeding capacity

Up to 8 sheets - stapled or unstapled

Accumulation and folding capacity

Up to 16 sheets - 2 sets of 8

Multi-document feeding

Up to 25 documents

Document fold types

Letter, z-fold, single, double parallel, no fold

Insert - business reply envelope feeder capacity

Up to 600 inserts, 400 BRE's

Envelope feeder capacity

Up to 800 envelopes

Envelope sealing

Tip to tip sealing standard

Envelope sealing capacity

Up to 100,000 envelopes

Envelope separation


Compatible envelope types

#10, 6" x 9"


LAN and Wifi enabled standard

Load n' go automatic job set up


Intuitive document loading


Paper present sensors


Variable document feeding

FlexFeed® technology standard

Load-on-the-fly feeding


Continuous cascade feeder linking


Document misfeed detection


Automatic speed adjustment


Instant job recall

Unlimited job programming and recall

Remote operator support


Multi-code reading technology


Control panel

22" colour touch screen

Automatic stand by


myquadient customer portal


AIMS folder inserter audit software


Add-on options

In-line insert - BRE feeder


In-line double insert - BRE feeder


In-line feeder - folder


Catch tray

Available - holds up to 300 finished mail pieces

High-capacity mail piece conveyor

Available - holds up to 500 finished mail pieces

Envelope output sorter


Insert n' mail kit


Document dimensions

Document height

5.5" - 16"

Document width

5.5" - 9"

Document weight

15 - 32 lb.

Insert - BRE dimensions

Insert - BRE height

3.63" - 8.5"

Insert - BRE width

5.75" - 9.5"

Insert weight

20 - 30 lb.

BRE weight

18 - 28 lb.

Maximum insert thickness

Up to 4 mm

Envelope dimensions

Envelope height

3.5" - 6.5"

Envelope width

6.3" - 10.6" (standard #10, 6" x 9.5")

System dimensions

Length x width x height

As per configuration specified


As per configuration specified

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“With lower operating overheads, the new system has already made a significant contribution to the company’s performance. The insert has, through its lower operating costs, made a real difference to the bottom line of our mailing process.”

Steve Beeching

Managing Director, FCS

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