Lubricants (ISSN 2075-4442; CODEN: LUBRCF) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of tribology. Lubricants is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science), Inspec, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 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.
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Special Issue in Lubricants
Machine Learning in Tribology Guest Editors: Stephan Tremmel, Max Marian
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Lubricants
Advanced Lubrication for Energy Efficiency II Guest Editors: Jun Qu, Weimin Li, Chanaka Kumara
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Special Issue in Lubricants
Grease Guest Editors: Raj Shah, Mathias Woydt, Simon C. Tung, Andreas Rosenkranz
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Special Issue in Lubricants
Application of Solid Lubricants in Metal Processing Guest Editors: Alisson Rocha Machado, Leonardo Rosa Ribeiro da Silva
Deadline: 30 June 2021
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