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Well, the simple answer is No, but I am sure you all ready knew that when you penned the question. Yes, there are plates available that are able to handle a wider range of demands, but with so many variables to be taken into account it is unlikely there will ever be one plate to suit all your needs, unless of course you are printing the same job, on the same machine, with the same ink on the same substrates.

In today’s competitive market place and buyer demands the reality is most printers have to take on what ever work the salesman brings through the door, be it 4 color process, solid & line work or screens in excess of 175lpi.

The good and the bad news is that there is a wide range of solid and liquid plates available for the printer to choose from and most reputable suppliers will be only to willing to help you to make the right choice for your unique application.