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Spot UV Coating
|Printing Technology||MGI's inkjet UV Drop-on-Demand (DoD) technology Piezo heads mounted on a solid plate covering the entire sheet width Single pass printing. Flexible & scalable printing architecture|
|Coating Thicknesses||Depending on your file and the paper used, the coating thickness can vary: |
- from 3 microns (µ) same as a traditional flat spot UV coating
- up to 200µ* for 3D raised effects and a tactile finish.
* with the Twin option
|Production Speed||Up to 3,000 B2 sheet size per hour (flat spot UV coating).|
First page out in 16 sec. (no preheating or system latency)
|Registration||Left & right side lay guides on either side of the sheet. Overall registration of +/- 200 microns.|
New feature of automated registration using 2 on-board cameras - optical detection of crop marks
|Formats||Minimum: 21x30 cm / 8 x 11.8" |
Maximum: 52x74 cm / 20x29" (regular size)
52x105 cm / 20x42" (extended size)
|Paper Thickness||From 135 to 600 gsm with motorized height-adjustment print heads|
|Substrates||Printing on matte or glossy laminated surfaces, with or without aqueous coating, layered paper, plastic, PVC, Polypropylene and other coated materials. |
NEW - 3D spot UV coat directly onto digital prints (ie. MGI Meteor) with no lamination or coating required.
|Printing Area||51.5x73.5 cm (standard)|
51.5x104.5 cm (extended)
|Coating and Special Inks||New UV coatings specially formulated - with or without 3D raised effects|
|Yields||The JETvarnish 3D now comes standard with 2 coating tanks and 2 coating circuits allowing a quick changeover between coatings. The first tank has a high capacity volume (18 liters / 4.7 US gal.). The second one is a recyclable 6 liters / 1.59 US gallon bag. |
"On-the-fly" tank changeover possible during production without any interruption.
Capacity of ink circuit during operation - approximately 1 liter / 0.26 US gal.
|Feeder||high capacity feeder able to handle a paper pile up to 60cm / 23.6” high. |
Approximately 4,000 sheets at 135 gsm
|Paper Path||100% flat paper path.|
Vacuum feed system.
Automatic double sheet detection.
|Stacker||High capacity stacker able to accomodate stacks up to 60cm/23.6” high. |
Approximately 4,000 sheets at 135 gsm.
Now includes a blowing system to cool down production.
|Front End System||New large touch screen (68cm/27").|
New fluid & intuitive interface.
Dedicated PC (with mouse/keyboard).
Ethernet connection 10/100/1000 BT (RJ 45)
|Built-in Application Software||- Comprehensive job queue management|
- Predictive printing cost calculator (coating consumption)
- Dedicated image editor to do local and fast image editing prior to production
|In-Line UV Dryer||"On-the-fly" drying & curing via integrated UV lamps.|
Spot Coated sheets can be immediately finished or handled, no additional drying time required.
|Dry Air||An on-site air system is necessary for the new sheet stacker blower (6 bar/87 PSI, 300 à 400 liters/min - 80/105 Gal/min.)|
|Maintenance and Technical Support||Daily maintenance completed in less than 10 minutes.|
Majority of procedures are automated.
Remote troubleshooting & support via included web camera.
(high speed internet connection required).
|Operator Panel||Integrated user-friendly touch-screen LCD.|
|Option(s)||-Twin option: 2nd print engine (T2) to double 3D print speed and coating thickness, up to 200 microns.|
-iFOIL option: a hot foil stamping module that connects inline with the JETvarnish 3D.
|Electrical Requirements||30 kW (32 A) 400 Volts - 1 plug CEE/IP44 63A (3P+N+E)|
3.7 kW (16 A) 220 Volts - 1 plug CEE/7 16A (2P+E)
2 kW (16 A) 220 Volts - 2 plugs CEE/7 16A (2P+E)
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||7.67 x 2.24 x 2.16 meter (with all doors opened)|
1 meter / 3.3? clearance required on all 4 sides
|Weight||± 2,150 kg / ± 4,470 lbs|
|Operating Environment||Temperature: 18 to 30?C / 64 to 86?F. |
Relative humidity: between 30 and 50% (no condensation).
|Eco Friendly||Eliminates resource waste (wasted electricity, paper and varnish).|
No plates (offset) or screens (screen printing).
No messy cleanup or preparation between jobs.
Drastic reduction in amount of consumables and use of bulk packaging.
Coating without volatile solvent (no VOC).
Flat or 3D Spot Coating, you have the choice!
No need to choose between traditional flat spot coating OR 3D raised effects! With the JETvarnish 3D, you have the freedom to feature both effects on the same sheet or separately (from 3 to 100µ*).
Amazing 3D raised effects
Produce spot UV coating jobs with 3D raised effects that bring your prints to life. Beautiful tactile effects enhance projects and create a new experience for the senses.
Increased productivity - up to 3,000 B2 sheets/hour
Break productivity records to gain a larger customer base with more profitable jobs. With a throughput up to 3,000 B2 sheet per hour, you can either multiply short runs (1-50 sheets) or produce medium and long runs - more than 20,000 sheets per day.
100% coverage of a B2 sheet
As a commercial printer or finisher, you need to ensure a full B2 coverage (B2=500x707mm) for your Spot UV jobs.
Fine details or high coverage areas are no problem!
Whether you are spot UV coating ultra-fine details or large flat areas, the JETvarnish 3D is designed for all kinds of spot UV coating jobs. Don't limit yourself to either flat or 3D - your customers deserve the choice!
Anticipate your printing costs prior to production
The better you can anticipate your production costs, the more accurate your quote and your margins will be.
Perfect register every time!
The JETvarnish 3D comes equipped with ARC registration technology, an onboard
No Plates or Screens
The 100% digital JETvarnish 3D eliminates the need for expensive plates, screens or setups. By removing these elements associated with traditional spot UV coating, the JETvarnish 3D enables dramatically quicker and less expensive setup for your jobs - which translates into higher profitability.
A new 3D high gloss coating formula at 99% G.U.
Produce high gloss spot UV jobs that no other traditional analog technology can match. The JETvarnish 3D features a gloss level of 99% (G.U.)
Extended paper formats up to 52x105 cm
Some applications may require longer paper format than B2 - for example, book covers integrating multiple flaps. To accommodate this key need, the JETvarnish 3D is the solution to cover sheets up to 52x105 cm / 20 x 42" long. It is another unique feature.
Internet cannot compete
Thanks to the power of the printed document on paper, adding a 3D spot UV coating is bringing an unbeatable visual impact and tactile feeling that you cannot have on the Internet
3D Varnish - Nobody can resist!
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52x74 sheet with 3D effects
The JETvarnish 3D can handle all kinds of sheet sizes including the very popular 52x74 cm/20x29". The 3D varnish takes digital spot UV coating to a new dimension.
3D Varnish - Closeup View
3D Varnish closeup view with spectacular raised effects - click on the image to zoom in!
Invitation Cards - 3D
Produce VIP invitation cards with amazing 3D effects for a finished product which stands out from the crowd.
Add a new dimension to your packaging projects with MGI's JETvarnish 3D. Offer your customers flat and/or 3D raised effects, and/or various patterns in the coating. Make their brands pop right off the shelf!
Magazine & Book Covers - 3D
The book cover is the number one application for the JETvarnish 3D. Ideal for short or long runs, book covers is the perfect application to harness the esthetic appeal of 3D spot UV coating.
100% Digital Hot Foil & 3D Spot Coating for Books
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Optimize your spot UV coating with/without 3D raised effets on any king of gang run (up to 52x105 cm/20x42?)
Business Cards - 3D
Differentiate your brand with elegant & stylish business cards.
Corporate/Product Brochures - 3D
Give to your customer's brochure, an incredible look and feel, thanks to a spot UV coating - with or without 3D raised effects.
2014 MUST SEE 'EMS Award Winner
2014 MUST SEE 'EMS
2014 GOA Game Changer
The 2014 Graphics of the Americas Expo & Conference (GOA) is pleased to announce participants in its inaugural Game Changers showcase, which highlights essential, future-oriented exhibitor technologies.
2013 CAP'TRONIC Award
The MGI JETvarnish 3D has received the 2013 CAP'TRONIC award in recognition of this innovative project.
2013 InterTech Technology Award
Since 1978 the InterTech™ Technology Awards sponsored by Printing Industries of America have honored the development of technologies predicted to have a major impact on the graphic arts and related industries. More than 80% of technologies that receive an award experience continued commercial success in the marketplace.
2013 MUST SEE ?EMS Award Winner
Must See 'em - Print 13
Coup de Coeur 2013 (Best in Show)
Amongst the 49 new products during the Graphitec trade show in Paris, the jury has distinguished the MGI JETvarnish 3D. It is one of the most innovative product, delivering very high value to the printed media.
Must See 'em - GRAPH EXPO 2012
During Graph Expo held at Chicago in 2012, JETvarnish 3D received a Must See 'em award.