Metals (ISSN 2075-4701; CODEN: MBSEC7) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. The Portuguese Society of Materials (SPM), and the Spanish Materials Society (SOCIEMAT) are affiliated with Metals and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), InspecCAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering) / CiteScore - Q2 (General Materials Science)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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.
  • Companion journal: Compounds
Impact Factor: 2.117 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.244 (2019)
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Special Issue in Metals
Electromagnetic Processing of Metals Guest Editor: Paolo Veronesi
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Special Issue in Metals
Simulation of Microstructure Evolution in Additive Manufacturing Guest Editors: Dayalan Gunasegaram, Ingo Steinbach
Deadline: 10 May 2021
Special Issue in Metals
Fatigue and Fracture of Mg Alloys Guest Editors: Hamid Jahed, Andrew Gryguć
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Special Issue in Metals
Advances in Physical Metallurgy Guest Editors: Gregory N. Haidemenopoulos, Ulrich Prahl
Deadline: 30 June 2021
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