Standard 30 Material Types in SAP with Id

In Material Master records each material must be assigned to a material type. Material type specifies the attributes , features etc of that material.  Common  features and attributes are grouped together as a single material type. SAP system contains some standard material types. We can also create our own if  don’t  meet any standard type matching for our material.

See the list of  Standard  Material types in SAP

  1. Additionals ( Material Type ID : VKHM)
  2. Advertising media ( Material Type ID : WERB)
  3. Apparel, seasonal ( Material Type ID : MODE)
  4. Beverages ( Material Type ID : FGTR)
  5. Competitive products ( Material Type ID : WETT)
  6. Configurable materials ( Material Type ID : KMAT)
  7. Empties ( industry LEER, retail LGUT)
  8. Finished products ( Material Type ID : FERT)
  9. Foods excluding perishables ( Material Type ID : FOOD)
  10. Full products ( Material Type ID : VOLL)
  11. Intra materials ( Material Type ID : INTR)
  12. KANBAN containers ( Material Type ID : CONT)
  13. Maintenance assemblies ( Material Type ID : IBAU)
  14. Manufacturer parts ( Material Type ID : HERS)
  15. Nonfoods ( Material Type ID : NOF1)
  16. Nonstock materials ( Material Type ID : NLAG)
  17. Nonvaluated materials ( Material Type ID : UNBW)
  18. Operating supplies ( Material Type ID : HIBE)
  19. Packaging materials ( Material Type ID : VERP)
  20. Perishables ( Material Type ID : FRIP)
  21. Pipeline materials ( Material Type ID : PIPE)
  22. Process materials ( Material Type ID : PROC)
  23. Product groups ( Material Type ID : PROD)
  24. Production resources/tools ( Material Type ID : FHMI)
  25. Raw materials ( Material Type ID : ROH)
  26. Semifinished products ( Material Type ID : HALB)
  27. Services ( Material Type ID : DIEN)
  28. Spare parts ( Material Type ID : ERSA)
  29. Trading goods ( Material Type ID : HAWA)
  30. Value-only articles (Material Type ID : WERT)

The following picture is the initial screen for creating a material. There you can see the filed for marking the material type. Its a good practice to  remember  the  Id’s  that you are mainly dealing with.

sap material creation screen with material type

Transaction codes dealing with Material types

  • OMS2
  • MMAM
  • OS24
  • OP50
  • OICG
  • OS14
  • OMIG
  • OICP