Anderson & Vreeland has introduced the AVFlex 8000, a new plate processor designed for lower volume prepress departments with high quality standards. The multi-function system offers everything needed to process solvent-wash plates up to 12" x 18" in size. It includes a two-brush rotary washout unit with SmartPanel processor, exposure section, dryer and plate finisher. Features include automatic drum positioning with forward and reverse job for easy removal of plates. The exposure/oven/finisher is equipped with independent digital timers, a three-drawer purge oven with exhaust and an independent drawer for light finishing.