LAVA® 4260

The LAVA 4260 is designed to process MacDermid’s high quality plates up to size 42 in x 60 in (1,066.8 cm x 1,524 cm) resulting in press-ready plates in less than an hour. The advanced design of the LAVA system incorporates an internal filter system, vapor management system, durable sub-frame, an automated lift lid, ultra-modern motors, and LED illumination.


  • Improved productivity and workflow; press-ready plates in less than an hour

  • Elimination of solvents (VOCs) from the platemaking process

  • Smaller equipment footprint than solvent systems

  • Vapor management system

  • Upgraded touch screen and software

  • Durable and rigid sub-frame for consistent processing month to month, year to year

  • Process plate sizes up to 42 in x 60 in (1,066.8 mm x 1,524 mm)


  • Flexible Packaging

  • Tags and Labels

  • Folding Carton

  • Sacks, Paper, Multiwall




The LAVA 4260 can process plates up to 42 in x 60 in (1,066.8 mm x 1,524 mm).


Blotting material is used to wick away the melted, unexposed polymer. The blotter material for the LAVA 4260 is available in rolls up to 44 inches (1,117.6 mm) wide and 360 yards (329.18 m) long.


A flexible 4 inch (102 mm) diameter, 11 ft (3.4 m) long exhaust line is provided to connect with your factory exhaust system. External exhaust blower matching exhaust of machine supplied by others.