Metals 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 other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering) / CiteScore - Q1 (Metals and Alloys)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 16.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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 journals for Metals include: Compounds and Alloys.
Impact Factor: 2.695 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.758 (2021)
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Topic in Compounds, Energies, Hydrogen, Materials, Metals
Metal Hydrides: Fundamentals and Applications Topic Editors: Jacques Huot, Fusheng Yang, Giovanni Capurso
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Materials, Metals, Polymers, Applied Mechanics
Fatigue and Fracture Assessment of Structural Components and Materials Topic Editors: Alberto Campagnolo, Alberto Sapora
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Topic in Alloys, CMD, Entropy, Materials, Metals
Materials for Extreme Environments Topic Editors: Sundeep Mukherjee, Jincheng Du
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, JMMP, Materials, Metals, Polymers
Additive Manufacturing: Design, Opportunities, and Applications Topic Editors: Paolo Cicconi, Marco Mandolini
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Metals
Ni Alloys as Advanced Multifunctional Materials Guest Editor: Florentina Golgovici
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Metals
Material Modeling in Multiphysics Simulation Guest Editors: Francesco De Bona, Jelena Srnec Novak, Francesco Mocera
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Metals
Additive Manufacturing of Titanium Alloys 2022 Guest Editors: Vera Popovich, Thorsten Becker
Deadline: 20 May 2023
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