Coatings — Open Access Journal

Coatings (ISSN 2079-6412; CODEN: COATED) is a peer-reviewed journal of coatings and surface engineering published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and Inspec (IET). To be added in Scopus from Vol. 8 (2018).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.0 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

Impact Factor: 2.350 (2017) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.969 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Coatings
Surface Engineering of Biomaterials Guest Editor: Saber AminYavari
Deadline: 20 October 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
Binders, Pigments, Dyes and Additives Guest Editor: Jan Honzíček
Deadline: 29 October 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
Tribology and Surface Engineering Guest Editor: Aleksander Lisiecki
Deadline: 15 November 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
Advances in Organic Coatings 2018 Guest Editor: Flavio Deflorian
Deadline: 30 November 2018

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