Materials define the kind conductor and supporting structure that is used within a Conductor.

Examples of some basic Materials:

Each kind of material can have associated with it the following factors that are used when calculating a Conductor's thermal rating:

A user with the proper privileges (see: User Roles) can manage the Materials that can be associated with Conductors.

Materials can be created, modified and deleted from the "Materials" window.
To manage the list of known Materials, use the 'Materials...' menu item on the Application's main window.

Material Menu

Material Window

To gain access to actions that can be performed on a Material record utilize the context menu that is accessible via clicking the right mouse button on the Material, within the list, you wish to edit.

Material Window - Context Menu

Material Window - new Material