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A comprehensive library of materials reference data

Granta has assembled an unrivalled catalog of materials property data and related information. Data is either licensed from other leading providers or researched, collated, and maintained by our own expert team.

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Granta Data Series

Data is available as modules—load them into your GRANTA MI or CES Selector software for browsing, searching, and use. Modules are classified into series to help you identify the data that you need.

Data series Description Data modules
Universe
Engineering, economic, and environmental property profiles designed for like-to-like comparisons across the whole spectrum of material and processing possibilities.
MaterialUniverse
Medical MaterialUniverse
Product Risk
Information on the environmental impact of materials and processes and on restricted substances regulations and critical materials.
MaterialUniverse (eco data)
Restricted Substances
Coatings
Critical Materials
ecoinvent Key Materials Indicators
Aerospace & Energy
Authoritative global sources for aerospace alloy and composite data plus materials for power plants and process industries. Note—includes the former Mil-Handbook-5 and Mil-Handbook-17 projects and composite data from the AGATE and NCAMP projects.
MMPDS
CMH-17
ESDU MMDH
ASME BPV Code
Composite Design
Firehole Composites
NIMS Creep and Fatigue
Medical Devices
Authoritative reference data on materials for cardiovascular, orthopaedic, and neurological devices. An innovative reference source on human biological materials. And property data to support materials selection in design.
Medical MaterialUniverse
Human Biological Materials
ASM Medical Materials
Plastics
A range of data from Granta and other well-respected sources enabling designers to analyze and compare the properties and processing of plastics and elastomers.
MaterialUniverse (Plastics)
CAMPUS Plastics
CAMPUS and M-Base Plastics
Prospector Plastics ('IDES')
ChemRes
Metals
All Granta metals data, including aerospace alloys, steels, powder metallurgy, and more. From providers including the Stahlinstitut, The Welding Institute (TWI), the World Metal Index (WMI), UK Steel, MMPDS, ASME, Japan's NIMS, and the Global Powder Metallurgy Database.
Powder Metallurgy
MI-21
StahlDat SX
Sheet Steels for Automotive
SteelSpec
MMPDS
ESDU MMDH
ASME BPV Code
MaterialUniverse
NIMS Creep and Fatigue
Composites
Composite data from manufacturers and leading composite research projects including CMH-17 (formerly Mil-Handbook-17), AGATE, and NCAMP.
CMH-17
Composite Design
Firehole Composites
Special Projects
Share in the results of some interesting materials projects.
Metal Foams
NIST Lead-Free Solders
CAE Starter Database

Granta Data Modules Alphabetical Index

Data modules are loaded into your GRANTA MI or CES Selector software for browsing, searching, and use.

Data module Description
ASM Medical Materials Authoritative data on materials for cardiovascular, orthopaedic, and neurological devices.
ASME BPV Code ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code: materials data for power & process industries
CAE Starter Database Introductory materials data for CAE applications
CAMPUS Plastics Over 6,000 plastics grades measured to comparable ISO standards
CAMPUS and M-Base Plastics A quality source of property and applications data for over 37,000 plastics
Cardiovascular Materials Over 200 medical materials, coatings, and drugs and over 16,000 FDA device approvals.
ChemRes Resistance of plastics and elastomers to 190 chemical environments
CMH-17 Test data for advanced composite materials (formerly Mil-Handbook-17)
Coatings General coatings properties, restricted substance data
Composite Design Traceable composite design data from the AGATE and NCAMP projects
Critical Materials Understand and mitigate materials supply risk, for example, due to conflict minerals
ecoinvent Key Materials Indicators Key materials indicators and background information from ecoinvent
ESDU MMDH European design-strength data on aerospace metallic materials
Firehole Composites Data for continuous fiber reinforced polymer composites
Human Biological Materials Properties of bones, cartilage, dentin, enamel, ligaments, and tendons.
MaterialUniverse Engineering, cost, and eco property profiles for the full range of engineering materials
Medical MaterialUniverse MaterialUniverse plus medical and food grade data
Metal Foams Data from a Granta materials project
MMPDS Alloy data for aerospace component design (previously Mil-Hdbk-5)
MI-21 A global overview of the properties of metals and consumables - ideal for equivalence
Neurological Materials Materials (with specific grades, coatings, and more) used in neurological devices
NIMS Creep and Fatigue Fully accessible raw metals data from Japan's National Institute for Material Science (NIMS)
NIST Lead-Free Solders Data from a Granta materials project
Orthopaedic Materials Over 200 orthopaedic materials, coatings, and drugs; over 10,000 FDA device approvals
Powder Metallurgy Over 600 materials from the Global Powder Metallurgy database
Prospector Plastics 88,000 plastic property datasheets from 870 suppliers (previously as 'IDES Plastics')
Restricted Substances Substances, materials, and the legislation, regulations, and standards that restrict them
Sheet Steels for Automotive Data that helps preparation of simulation models for crash, stamping, and forming
StahlDat SX Property data for the complete register of European steels (the Stahl-Eisen-Liste)
SteelSpec Excellent coverage of US and UK steels standards

Data Modules for GRANTA MI

The table shows which data modules are compatible with GRANTA MI. Note, some data modules are available only as part of integrated data packages—see the product page for each module for details.

Data module Description
ASM Medical Materials Authoritative data on materials for cardiovascular, orthopaedic, and neurological devices.
ASME BPV Code ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code: materials data for power & process industries
CAE Starter Database Introductory materials data for CAE applications
CAMPUS Plastics Over 6,000 plastics grades measured to comparable ISO standards
CAMPUS and M-Base Plastics A quality source of property and applications data for over 37,000 plastics
Cardiovascular Materials Over 200 medical materials, coatings, and drugs and over 16,000 FDA device approvals.
ChemRes Resistance of plastics and elastomers to 190 chemical environments
CMH-17 Test data for advanced composite materials (formerly Mil-Handbook-17)
Coatings General coatings properties, restricted substance data
Composite Design Traceable composite design data from the AGATE and NCAMP projects
Critical Materials Understand and mitigate materials supply risk, for example, due to conflict minerals
ecoinvent Key Materials Indicators Key materials indicators and background information from ecoinvent
ESDU MMDH European design-strength data on aerospace metallic materials
Firehole Composites Data for continuous fiber reinforced polymer composites
Human Biological Materials Properties of bones, cartilage, dentin, enamel, ligaments, and tendons.
MaterialUniverse Engineering, cost, and eco property profiles for the full range of engineering materials
Medical MaterialUniverse MaterialUniverse plus medical and food grade data
MMPDS Alloy data for aerospace component design (previously Mil-Hdbk-5)
MI-21 Chemical, mechanical and physical properties of metals and consumables
Neurological Materials Materials (with specific grades, coatings, and more) used in neurological devices
NIMS Creep and Fatigue Fully accessible raw metals data from Japan's National Institute for Material Science (NIMS)
NIST Lead-Free Solders Data from a Granta materials project
Orthopaedic Materials Over 200 orthopaedic materials, coatings, and drugs; over 10,000 FDA device approvals
Powder Metallurgy Over 600 materials from the Global Powder Metallurgy database
Prospector Plastics 88,000 plastic property datasheets from 870 suppliers (previously 'IDES Plastics')
Restricted Substances Substances, materials, and the legislation, regulations, and standards that restrict them
Sheet Steels for Automotive Data that helps preparation of simulation models for crash, stamping, and forming
Stahldat SX Property data for the complete register of European steels (the Stahl-Eisen-Liste)
SteelSpec Excellent coverage of US and UK steels standards

Data Modules for CES Selector

The table shows which data modules are compatible with CES Selector. CES Selector provides PC-based data browsing, charting, and materials selection tools. Data is purchased as part of the editions shown or (in some cases) as standalone modules.

Edition Data description Data modules
Basic Edition Generic data on over 3,000 materials types, supports selection, substitution, cost analyses, and analysis of environmental properties. MaterialUniverse
CES Polymer Selector Granta plastics data plus information on tens of thousands of plastics from leading plastics data sources, CAMPUS and IDES. MaterialUniverse
CAMPUS Plastics
Prospector Plastics ('IDES')
ChemRes
CES Aero Selector Includes alloy data from MMPDS and CMH-17 composites data—relevant for aerospace, energy, and similar applications. MaterialUniverse
MMPDS

CMH-17
Firehole Composites
CES Metals Selector Granta's MaterialUniverse module is augmented by data on over 20,000 alloys in MI-21, and over 2,500 steels from the Register of European Steels (known as the ‘Stahl-Eisen-Liste’ in German). MaterialUniverse
MI-21

StahlDat SX
CES Medical Selector Granta's MaterialUniverse module with additional medical and food grade data, packaged with extensive information on plastics. Medical MaterialUniverse
CAMPUS Plastics
Prospector Plastics ('IDES')
ChemRes
Other modules This data, including ASME materials data for power and process industries, ecoinvent Key Materials Indicators, ESDU aerospace data, SteelSpec data on UK and US steels standards, and the Firehole Composites data module can be added as standalone modules. ASME BPV Code
ecoinvent Key Materials Indicators
ESDU MMDH
SteelSpec
Metal Foams


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