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The bill of material (BOM) of a configurable material contains all the components that are required to manufacture the material. The BOM contains components that are only used in specific variants (variant parts), as well as components that are used in all variants (non-variable parts).

This is why BOMs for configurable materials are known as super BOMs.


When you maintain BOMs for configurable materials, there are additional functions:

You can assign the following dependency types to BOM items:

To ensure that variant parts are selected when they are needed in a variant, you assign selection conditions to the variant parts.

See Selection Conditions and Selection Conditions for a BOM Item and Operation

You can use procedures and actions to change field values in a BOM item, such as the component quantity.

See Reference Characteristics in Dependencies and Master Data References in Bills of Material

See also:

PP Bills of Material

Maintaining the Create Material BOM Initial Screen

Creating New Items