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In This Article we are going to discuss about the what is Material Types and How to create Material type.
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What is SAP Material Types?
Material Types in SAP MM are classification of Materials and Materials Category. Contents with similar basic characteristics are grouped together and assigned to a content type this content type we called material type. material type allows you to manage different materials in a uniform manner according to the needs of your company.
Whenever you create a material master record you must need to assign material type to material for creation. The material type defines the specific characteristics of the material and control the important functions of its. For example, material type is the important factor to define the screen sequence and field selection in a material master record.
When you create material master record you have to choose material type this material type determines the some features of your material which we discuss below.
- Material is created for specific purpose for example raw material, finished goods, and semi finished goods.
- Material Number can be assigned internally or externally.
- Screens of material.
Standard Material Types in SAP
|Material Type||Material Description|
|CH00||CH Contract Handling|
|FOOD||Foods (excl. perishables)|
|MPO||Material Planning Object|
|PLAN||Trading goods (planned)|
How to Create Material Types in SAP MM ?
New Material type or custom material type name will be start with Z or Y.
To Create material types in SAP we will follow the below mention steps:
STEP #1. Enter the Transaction code OMS2 in command box.
STEP #2. Change View Material Types overview screen will open like showing in below picture.
STEP #3. In Change View Material Types overview screen select standard material type according to which type of Material type you want to create and the click on copy button like showing in below picture.
STEP #4. Now Change View Material types detail of selection set screen will open here your have to fill all the required entries and click on Save button your material type will created.
- Material Type.
- Material Type Description.
- Field Reference.
- Item Category Group.
Select User Department according to business requirement.
- Work Scheduling.
- Basic data.
- Quality Management.
- Plant Stocks.
- Storage Locations Stocks.
Choose Internal/ External Purchase orders.
|Ext. Purchase Order||Short Description|
|0||No external purchase orders allowed|
|1||External purchase orders allowed, but warning issued|
|2||External purchase orders allowed|
- Price Control (S-Standard Price/V-Moving Average Price).
- Account Category Reference.
Material Types Table and T-Codes in SAP
|Table Name||Short Description|
|T134K||Configurable Material Types|
|T134T||Material Type Descriptions|
|Transaction Code||Short Description|
|OMS2||Maintain Material Types|
|OMS9||Configure Field/Screen Selection|
|OMSF||C MM-BD Material Groups|
What is the T-code of Material Type creation?
Transaction Code is OMS2.
What is the T-code of Material Number range?
Transaction Code is MMNR.
What is the T-code of Material Group creation?
Transaction Code is OMSF.
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