The MaterialClassType is a concrete ObjectTypethat can be used directly. It is a subtype of ISA95ClassTypedefined in 7.6.2.

This ObjectTypeindicates a grouping of material classes with similar characteristics for a definite purpose such as manufacturing operations definition, scheduling, capability and performance. An Object of MaterialClassType may be associated to material test specification(s).

Table 75- MaterialClassType definition

Attribute

Value

BrowseName

MaterialClassType

IsAbstract

False

References

NodeClass

BrowseName

DataType

TypeDefinition

ModellingRule

Subtype of the ISA95ClassTypedefined in 7.6.2.

HasISA95ClassProperty

Variable

<PropertyName>

BaseDataType

MaterialClassPropertyType

OptionalPlaceholder

TestedByMaterialTest

Object

<TestSpecification>

MaterialTestSpecificationType

OptionalPlaceholder

AssembledFrom Class

Object

<AssemblyClass>

MaterialClassType

OptionalPlaceholder

HasISA95Attribute

Variable

AssemblyType

BaseDataType

BaseDataVariableType

Optional

HasISA95Attribute

Variable

AssemblyRelationship

BaseDataType

BaseDataVariableType

Optional

<PropertyName> is a placeholder for instances of MaterialClassPropertyType that further define this MaterialClassType. These properties can have any name but shall be referenced using the HasISA95ClassProperty reference and shall be of type MaterialClassPropertyType or a sub type of it

<TestSpecification> is a placeholder for any test specification that this MaterialClassType conforms to. These test specifications can have any name but shall be referenced using the TestedByMaterialTest Referenceand shall be of type MaterialTestSpecificationType or a subtype of it

<AssemblyClass> is a placeholder for any MaterialClassTypes that are used to compose this material. These MaterialClassTypes (assemblies) can have any name, but they shall be referenced using the AssembledFromClass reference and shall be of type MaterialClassType.

AssemblyType is flag that indicates if this assembly is a physical or logical assembly. This property is optional on a MaterialClassType, in that it is only on MaterialClassTypes that are being used as an assembly, but it is required on an assembly.

AssemblyRelationship is flag that indicates if this assembly is permanent or transient. This property is optional on a MaterialClassTypes, in that it is only on MaterialClassTypes that are being used as an assembly, but it is required on an assembly.