The MacDermid LAVA® Plate Processing System is a thermal platemaking system designed to improve productivity and workflow when processing photopolymer plates. Thermal plate processing eliminates solvents and VOCs from the platemaking process for a more environmentally friendly process. The LAVA Plate Processing System is engineered and manufactured in the USA. The system incorporates an internal filter system, vapor management system, durable sub frame, an automated lift lid, ultra-modern motors, and LED illumination. This system is specifically designed to process MacDermid’s high quality photopolymer plates, resulting in press-ready plates in less than an hour. The LAVA NW-M is designed for narrow web to mid-web applications and is suitable for processing MacDermid printing plates from 25 in x 30 in (635 mm x 762 mm) up to 36 in x 48 in (914 mm x 1,219 mm).