List of Standart Material Types in SAP

By erpdocs | March 25, 2014

Material Type in SAP determines which accounts are to be posted when a material is posted or leaves from the warehouse. Together with plant the material type determines the materials Inventory Management requirements like

  • Whether changes in Quantity are updated in Material Master record
  • Whether Changes in Values are updated in the Stock A/c in Financial Accounting.

Material Types are used for the following areas in SAP

  • Profit Center Accounting
  • Valuation & A/c Assignment (Valuation Class)
  • Product Cost Planning
  • Production, BOM and Routings
  • SD (Availability Check)

 

Material Type
Description
ABF
Waste
COMP
Prod.. Alloc. Purchases
CONT
Kanban Container
COUP
Coupons
DIEN
Services
ERSA
Spare parts
FERT
Finished Product
FGTR
Drinks
FHMI
Prod. Resource/ tools
FOOD
Food (excl: perishable)
LEIH
Returnable-Packaging
LGUT
Empties (retail)
MODE
Apparel (seasonal)
NLAG
Non Stock material
NOFI
Non-Foods
PIPE
Pipeline material
PLAN
Trading goods (planned)
PROC
Process material
PROD
Product Group
ROH
Raw material
FRIP
Perishable
HALB
Semi-finished prod.
HAWA
Trading goods.
HERS
Manufacturing Parts.
HIBE
Operating supplies
IBAU
Maintenance Assy.
INTR
Intra material.
KMAT
Configurable Mat.
KWFO
Own material.
LEER
Empties.
UNBW
Non Valuated material
VERP
Packing material
VKHM
Additionals
VOLL
Full product
WERB
Product Catalog
WERT
Value Only material
WETT
Competitive product.

 

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