Plastic plates. Plastic plates are used for many different applications in pad printing. They are cost-effective and offer high flexibility thanks to the quick and easy exposure options. Steel plates. Because of the high abrasion resistance these steel plates are ideal for large print series. Ceramic plates. Tiles & Murals. One of the most common digital ceramic printing applications involves printing custom images on ceramic tiles to use with headstones, monuments, memorial plaques, and more. Using our patented, state-of-the-art ceramic printing equipment and process, you can take any artwork, graphic design, image, photo, or logo, and reproduce.