Digital PrintingMetalDecoJET – Digital Printing for the metal decorating industry

Get ready for the future

The MetalDecoJET combines cutting-edge inkjet technology with the acknowledged and longstanding expertise of Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint in the field of metal decorating, enabling cost-effective short-run production with high print quality and excellent processing properties. Boost the efficiency of your production and conquer new markets.

MetalDecoJET – The world’s first industrial inkjet system developed specifically
for use in the metal decorating:

  • State-of-the-art inkjet technology
  • Low ink profile - high gloss
  • Water-based ink system
  • Suitable for food packaging (Nestele Guidance Note)
  • Cost-effective short-run production
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  • Fastest ever job changeovers
  • Printing without plates and ink changes
  • Proofing and production on the same press
  • Production start only minutes after receiving the print data
  • Short-run printing without minimum quantities
Product Information

With print quality comparable to that of an offset process, the MetalDecoJET lifts the constraints of conventional metal decorating and opens the door to new opportunities:

  • Shortest possible reaction times (time-to-market), enabling fast response to

customer needs and marketing ideas

  • No more minimum run lengths, reduced storage of printed materials for repeat

orders and genuine on-demand printing

  • No discussions on UV ink migration
  • Web-to-print


In contrast to UV inkjet solutions, the absolutely flat surface permits troublefree further processing production for all forms of cans and caps.

  • Applications
  • Short-run production
  • Customer specimens and proofs
  • Event marketing
  • Dual branding, regional differentiation
  • Web-to-print business
  • Batch personalisation
  • Traceability through marking and coding
Maximum sheet size 39.37” x 47.24”
Minimum sheet size 20.08” x 27.95”
Sheet thickness standard 0.0051” – 0.0197”
Colours CMYK
Ink system water-based inks
Printing mode multi-pass
Resolution 600 dpi native
Maximum printing speed up to 170 sheets/h (approx. 200 m2/h)
Final cure thermal
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