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JETvarnish 3D Evo

The JETvarnish 3D Evolution for B1+ format.

The JETvarnish 3D Evo delivers high-volume productivity with up to 4,200 ISO B2 sheets size per hour (70.7x50 cm/19.7x27.8’’). Its 8-up format (up to 75x120 cm/29x47’’) delivers dynamic performance for the most demanding applications in the fastest growing markets – including packaging.

Key feature

High volume productivity

4200 B2 sheet/hour (Varnishing landscape direction), upto 1200 B2 sheets/hour (Foiling)

Expandable inkjet system format

Upgradable from 52 X 120cm upto 75 X 120cm

Revolutionary workflow

Using artificial intelligence for sheet registration

Media capability

150 to 800 micron (135 to 800 GSM as a guide)

Spot UV coating
UV inkjet technology
  • MGI’s exclusive inkjet engine technology.
  • Drop-on-demand (Dod) inkjet application.
  • Piezoelectric print heads in single pass printing.
  • Flexible & scalable architecture.
Coating thicknesses Depending on your file and the substrate used, the coating thickness can vary from a traditional flat spot UV coating of 3* microns (µm) up to 232* µm for 3D raised texture effects and a tactile finish.
* confirm substrate/lamintation/toner/metallic film compatibility with MGI.
Production speed The default sheet size is ISO B2 unless otherwise stated.

Up to 3,123* B2 sheets size per hour for all versions.
Up to 4,200* ** B2 sheets per hour with a landscape rotation of the sheet.
Up to 2,291* ** B1 sheets size per hour.

* speed will vary according to printing parameter used.
** with the 75cm/ 29’’ Evo kit.
Registration Left & right motorized registration side guides. Automatic registration using the built-in AIS SmartSanner technology for real-time management of entire sheet. No registration marks required.
Overall registration of ± 200 microns.
Formats Min: 42x29.7 cm / 16.5x11.5’’ (width x length)
Max: 52x120 cm / 20x47’’ (standard)
75x120 cm / 29x47’’ *

* depending on the configuration selected.
Paper thickness Motorized inkjet head height-adjustment

Min: 135 gsm and not less than 150 µm / 6 mil before printing & lamination.
Max: Up to 800* gsm. Compatible with folding carton.

* with pallet feeder & stacker options
Substrates Enhancement on most* matte or glossy laminated surfaces, with or without aqueous coating, layered paper, plastic, PVC and other coated materials.
Spot 3D coat directly onto most* digital prints (ie. MGI Meteor).

* confirm substrate/lamination/toner/metallic film compatibility with MGI.
Printing width 51 cm / 20’’ (standard)
56 cm / 22’’ *
63 cm / 24.8’’ *
74 cm / 29’’ *

* depending on the configuration selected.
UV coatings and yields The JETvarnish 3D Evo comes standard with 1 coating tank for both 2D & 3D applications.
The varnish tank is having a high capacity volume (18 liters/4.7 US gal.).
“On-the-fly” tank changeover possible during production without any interruption and no waste.
iFOIL (hot foiling)

Optional digital hot foiling module application standard sheet format is B2 ISO

  • Production speed
    Up to 2,300* ** B2 (length size) sheets size per hour (or up to 25 m per minute - 65.6ft per minute).
  • Films
    Optimization system of film consumption.
  • Film rolls
    Max. roll diameter and length : ± 30 cm/11.8’’ and from 400 to 2,000 meters of film (1,300 to 6,500 ft).
    Up to 5 simultaneous film rolls on the same axis (with a minimum of 10 cm/3.9’’ per roll)
    2 cores available : 1 inch as standard and 3 inches as option.
  • Maximum Surface
    Hot foil substrate surface can not exceed 74x119 cm (29.1x46.8’’)**.
  • Embossing
    2D & 3D hot foil raised effects
    The surface of the metallized film may be covered with a layer of varnish or another foil.
  • Dry air
    Requires air without oil at 6 bar (87 psi) & 24 m3/h (14 cfm) supply.

* speed will vary according to printing parameter used.
** with the 75cm/ 29’’ Evo kit.
Other options Corona* ** substrates treatment module
In-line system made to optimize varnish adhesion on complex printed substrates

Variable Data Enhancement (VDE)
Manage and edit files on the workstation
Full variable data (text, graphic, image) for both 2D/3D spot coating and hot foiling areas
Integrated barcode (1D/2D) reader system & controller
Raster Image Processor (RIP) as an option

* recommended on substrate above 42 cm width.
** recommended on paper above 250 Gsm / 250 µm.
Dimensions (L x W x H) & weight Up to (LxWxH) 12.72x1.93x1.84 meters/41.73x5.81x6 ft (Evo 75 full options)
Necessary clearance: 1 meter (3.3ft) on 3 sides and 2 meters (6.6ft) on the stacker side.
Up to ± 4,434 kg (Evo 75 full options)
Operating environment Electrical requirements
  • JETvarnish 3D Evo
    400 Volts - 50/60 Hz, 32A (63A plug)
  • iFOIL L
    400 Volts - 50/60 Hz, 25A (32A plug)

Operating environment
Temperature : 18 to 30°C / 64 to 86°F
Relative humidity between 30 and 50%
(no condensation)
Eco friendly
  • Enhanced UV protection with lower energy consumption than traditional UV systems.
  • No makeready, no plates (offset), no screens (silkscreen), no dies (hot foiling), no waste (electricity, paper, varnish and time).
  • No cleaning steps between jobs (automatic inkjet head cleaning system). Reduction of consumables (elimination of many plastics).
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3D Varnish - Nobody can resist!

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The JETvarnish 3D's new capabilities produce beautiful, tactile 3D effects that enhance visual appeal and bring a new sensory dimension to all printed projects. Nobody can resist!

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!

3D Packaging

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.
With the extended paper format - as a standard feature - the JETvarnish 3D can handle book covers with multiple flaps up to 52x105 cm / 20x42" long.

100% Digital Hot Foil & 3D Spot Coating for Books

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Book cover realized using 100% MGI digital processes:
- Printing
- Spot 3D Coating
- Hot Foil Stamping

100% Digital Hot Foil Stamping & 3D Spot Coating

Get attention and stand out in the crowd thanks to the spectacular effects provided by the Hot Foil Stamping combined with 3D Spot Coating. Both your visual and tactile senses are fully utilized, causing a powerful emotional effect.

100% Digital Hot Foil Stamping on Packaging

Luxury packaging realized using only the iFOIL (hot foil) and the JETvarnish 3D (spot coating) equipment on Derprosa Soft Touch metallic lamination film. No other printing device was used to produce this top cover. Series from 1 to 100,000 samples can be produced in-line.

3D Magazine Covers

Give a full impact to your magazine covers with a Hot Foiling and 3D Spot UV Coating finishing.

2016 Leadership in Innovation Award - by DuPont Packaging Innovation Program

MGI Digital Technology has received on May 16th 2016, the first “Leadership in Innovation Award” ever issued by the internationally respected DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation Program. The official press release issued by DuPont stated “As a result of ground-breaking, cutting-edge excellence in the packaging marketplace, judges awarded a new Leadership in Innovation Award to MGI.”

“The MGI entry was noteworthy due to its future forward approach to digital package decoration.” said David Luttenberger, CPP, Global Packaging Director, Mintel Group Ltd. USA.