Material Groups

Typically, materials are categorized into color-coded groups as shown below. These groups are made up of different types of similar materials. Each of these material types typically consist of numerous subgroups (listed below, under each material type):

 

MAIN MATERIAL GROUPS NON-FERROUS METALS STEEL STAINLESS STEEL CAST IRON EXOTIC METALS
MATERIALS Aluminum Alloy
Magnesium Alloy
Copper Alloy
 Low Carbon Steel
Medium Carbon Steel
High Carbon Steel
Low Alloy Steel
Tool Steel
Specialty Steel
Austenitic SS
Martensitic SS
Ferritic SS
PH SS
Duplex SS
Gray Cast Iron
Malleable Cast Iron
Nodular Cast Iron
 Nickel Alloy
Titanium Alloy
Cobalt Alloy
Tungsten Alloy
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