Key Features

Don’t limit yourself to just beautifully printed jobs – It is time to bring more value and creativity to your customers. The JETVARNISH  3DS turns your printed jobs into spectacular and irresistible printouts, which will immediately gain the full attention of your customer. You can easily spot varnish all your digital prints, highlight defined areas or add 3D effects, which makes your print jobs more vivid and tactile.

With the new varnish formula in combination with the Konica Minolta print heads you can create a 3D effect on laminated surfaces or on toner directly. The variable data option adds full personalization capabilities for a maximum one-to-one marketing impact.

The digitalization of the spot UV finishing allows you to take a few sheets from each job and spot UV coat it, producing sellable proofs so your customers can see, touch and feel effect that their jobs could have.

With the JETVARNISH 3DS as a completely digital solution you can prepare all this on demand and safe pure time and money.

  • HIGH PRODUCTIVITY – With the single pass printing, the JETVARNISH 3DS is a UV spot varnish device, which offers high speed and high productivity. The customer can spot varnish up to 2298 A3 pages per hour
  • THE DIGITAL ADVANTAGE The digitalization of the spot UV finishing allows you to take a few sheets from each job and spot UV coat it, so your customers can SEE and FEEL the effect that their jobs could have. With the JETVARNISH 3DS your customer can  3D spot UV varnish on digital prints directly. Take advantage of the specially designed varnish formula coupled with the ability to precisely vary the thickness of coating thickness on each sheet to give your digital prints an individual and special touch. The thickness of the varnish can be adapted to the needs of the customer very flexible and on demand. The MGI JETVARNISH 3DS is ideal for lucrative short- and medium printing.
  • UV INKJET TECHNOLOGY The smart combination of MGI’s exclusive inkjet technology with KONICA MINOLTAs Drop-on-Demand Piezoelectric print heads, brings you the quality you deserve, from the first page to the very last.  Konica Minoltas inkjet print heads enable lines as small as 0.5 mm or as wide as the sheet.
  • SOFTWARE SUITE INCLUDED – The JETVARNISH 3DS HubManager allows you to follow your jobs, manage your job queue, create job tickets, recall reprints and adjust your ARC camera system in one simple and self-explaining tool. A powerful function allows you to easily export all your detailed production data for internal costs for analysis and reports. The Spot Varnish Editor is designed for editing job files on-the-fly. That gives your customer the needed flexibility to adjust and modify his print jobs on the fly and safe pure time and money. The Product Cost Analyzer can anticipates production cost to the tenth of a cent and give your customer the precise information on consumable costs are per print job even before the job has been printed.
  • ON BOARD REGISTRATIION CAMERAS – The JETVARNISH 3DS is equipped with Automated Registration Camera (ARC) technology designed to calibrate (on-the-fly) coating registration from sheet to sheet. The first camera reads printed marks and automatically corrects for changes in X and Y portions of each sheet.  The second camera detects the paper skew and adjusted it on-the-fly. The ARC system ensures accurate spot UV coating, even on jobs with inconsistent print registration.
  • VARNISH ON OFFSET AND DIGITAL PRINTS – With the JETVARNISH 3DS your customer can spot varnish on toner or offset prints with and without lamination. That makes the workflows of your customer so much more flexible and easier.


Printing Technology MGI’s exclusive inkjet engine technology
Drop-on-Demand (DoD) technology
Piezoelectric printheads,developed and manufactured by Konica Minolta
Single pass printing
Flexible & scalable printing architecture
Coating Thicknesses Depending on your file, the inks used and the type of
surface of your sheet, the coating thickness can vary. On
laminated and aqueous coating: 15 μm – 100 μm for 3D
raised effects and tactile finish. On toner and coated paper:
30 μm – 100 μm for 3D raised effects and a tactile finish
Production speed In 2D/flat mode – up to 2,298 A3 sheets per hour (with 15 µm)
In 3D/raised mode – up to 1,624 A3 sheets per hour (with 30 µm)
Registration Fully motorized and automatic left side lay guide.
Automated registration featuring MGI ARC system with optical detection of printed crop marks. Overall
registration of ± 200 μm
Formats Min. 21×30 cm / 8 x 11.8”
Max. 36.4×102 cm / 14.33×40.15”
Max. Printable Width 35.5 cm
Substrate Thickness Min: 135 Gsm and not less than 150 μm or 6 mil before printing & lamination
Max: 450 Gsm and not more than 450 μm or 24 mil before printing & lamination
Motorized height-adjustment print heads
Substrates Printing on most matte or glossy laminated surfaces,
with or without aqueous coating, layered paper, plastic, PVC and other coated materials.
Spot 3DS coat directly onto most digital prints
(ie. bizhub) with no lamination or coating required.
UV Coatings and capacity 3D varnish delivered with a 10-litre tank capacity
High Capacity
Automatic Feeder
Feeder able to handle a paper pile up to 30 cm
3,000 sheets at 135 gsm
High Pile Output Stacker Stacker able to handle a paper pile up to
30 cm / 11.86” high
3,000 sheets at 135 gsm
Paper Path 100% flat paper path
Vacuum feed system
Air feed system
Automatic double sheet detection
In-line LED dryer
“On-the-fly” drying & curing via integrated LED
Spot Coated sheets can be immediately finished or handled, no additional drying time required
Front End System Dedicated PC; CPU + touch-screen + keyboard/mouse
Ethernet connection 10/100/1000 BT (RJ 45)
Built-in Application Software Suite
Comprehensive job queue management
Predictive printing cost calculator (coating consumption)
Dedicated image editor to do local and fast image editing prior to production
Maintenance &
Remote Technical Support
Daily maintenance completed in less than 10 minutes
Majority of procedures are automated
Automatic cleaning system
From cold start to production in less than 10 minutes
Remote troubleshooting & support via included video/ web camera (high speed internet connection required)
Operator Panel Integrated user-friendly LCD touch-screen
Options Twin option
2nd print engine to increase 3D print speed and
coating thickness, up to 200 μm variable data option.

Variable Data Option:
Complete system including RIP, barcode reader and MGI software to automatize the association between a pre-printed barcode and its specific spot coating file

(L x W x H) &
4.25 (5.50) x 1.06 x 1.80 meter
1 meter / 3.3’ clearance required on all 4 sides
± 1,400 kg / ± 3,100 lbs Weight
Electrical 7.5 kW (32 A) at 220–240 Volts; 2 plug CEE/IP44 32A (1P+N+E)
Operating Environment Temperature: 18 to 30°C / 64 to 86°F
Relative humidity: between 30 and 50% (no condensation)
Respecting the
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.

The default sheet format is A3, unless otherwise stated
1) with an additional option installed
2) speed will vary according to printing parameter used
3) confirm substrate/toner compability with KM

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  • Specifications and accessories are based on the information available at the time of printing and are subject to change without notice.
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