JIRA has only 3 pre-defined project types and you can't create new ones or clone them - https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiracloud/discovering-jira-applications-776636162.html
You can use the software type to track both kinds of projects. You can use different workflows, issue types, etc. for hardware if the default ones don't make sense.
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