Roland BD-8 UV printer for start-ups

With an easy-to-use, compact and affordable solution, the VersaStudio -line Roland BD-8 UV printer brings professional production quality for starter companies and small businesses.

Basic features of Roland BD-8

This compact and simple-to-use UV flatbed printer is perfect for product personalization and customization.
First of all, the machine small size allows to place it on any desktop – this makes it ideal for home business, for small offices, shops, or even school classrooms.
Secondly, BD-8 prints directly on a large number of 3D objects/ substrates – max. 102 mm high.
Moreover, GREENGUARD Gold certified EUV5 inks dry instantly, they deliver, detailed and vibrant print results.
In addition, the machine comes with a built-in fume extractor.
At the end, the full protective cover guarantees safety and problem less operation.

Optional items

Rotary Axis for BD-8
Fume Extractor Unit
Densitometer: Colour Matching Tool
Adhesive Sheets (3 units)

Professional results with Roland BD-8 UV printer

Even small, this printer delivers vibrant graphics and precisely detailed text on 3D objects directly —final products for customers or personalized branding for any business.


Mainly, the machine is designed to serve small businesses & creators. For those, BD-8 UV printer produces excellent personalized products. So, with the BD-8, you can print graphics onto many of materials, including paper, leather, acrylic, wood. Also, prints on glass and metal are possible using the special primer, included in the ink range.

sample print bd-8 uv

Like in the most latest Roland printers, the BD-8 printer supports True Rich Color 3. This is a print setting which helps to optimise colour accuracy and vibrancy. Plus, there is a variety of print modes with settings for custom applications. They ensure optimal results on regular smooth, or curved and uneven surfaces.

curved sample print bd-8 uv

Maximum performance at minimum Space.

Further, the BD-8 UV printer can be placed on a desk, and its frontal media setup, ink loading, and maintenance allow to installat it just against a wall. Additionally, it is safe to operate too, thanks to its complete UV light protection, GREENGUARD Gold certified inks and built-in air purifier.


In the first place, with Roland BD-8 you get professional print performance with little investment. In this way, i suits the budgets of start-ups, or small businesses. Also, the included fume extractor eliminates the need of an expensive air filtration. A simple-to-install design and output software is included in the BD-8 UV printer standard package too.

Optional Rotary Accessory

Important to note, the BD-8 allows to print fully around cylindrical and curved objects, with max. diameter of 2 inches. These can be pens, round containers or small bottles. For all these, Roland offers an optional rotary printing accessory.

Easy maintenance

To make it easy keep the printer in a perfect condition, BD-8 is equipped with smart features, which perform at the highest quality level. Here, an automatic cleaning function guarantees that the surface of the printhead is perfectly clean.

ECO-UV 5 (EUV5) Ink

Roland Eco UV5 White ink

Notably, the BD-8 printer’s wide-gamut ECO-UV5 inks print excellent graphics, dry instantly, and strongly adhere on a vast number of materials. These high-quality inks have GREENGUARD Gold certification a strictest standard for low emissions of volatile organic materisl (VOCs) into indoor environment.

FlexiDesigner VersaStudio  Software

Newly, the BD-8 comes with FlexiDESIGNER VersaSTUDIO Edition design and output software, included in the package. That allows to start a printing business with little or no experience right after purchasing the printer. This versatile software is an excellent print solution. Because it provides many useful tools to create with ease shapes, text & effects.

Included VersaWorks 6
 Output Software

For those users looking for even greater control over output, the BD-8 printer comes with VersaWorks 6. Easy to use and powerful, this output software offers tools that improve quality and print process, ink, and media usage. In addition, it makes simple the setup of printed artwork and comes with bundled colour management tools. They allow to achieve specific or brand colours easier than ever before.



Printing Method

UV curable

Compatible print head

Print Head Resolution

1440 dpi

Ink Color

CMYK+W, Primer

Acceptable media widths

210 (W) x 148 (L) mm

Acceptable material thickness

102 mm


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