Material Types bring the power to quickly apply real world, physically accurate material properties to your parts. Each Material Type comes preset with settings to quickly apply or change material with the option to adjust each setting as desired. There are four categories of KeyShot Material Types:
There are also some libraries with materials, made in corporation with manufacturers. These can have a custom set of parameters, that are not available from the Material Type drop-down in the Material Panel, but which can be edited when the material is applied in your scene.