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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and other databases.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 2.7, which equals rank 217/460 in '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.
Impact Factor: 2.117 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.244 (2019)
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Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Metals
Microstructure-Mechanical Property Relationships in Metallic Materials Guest Editors: Matjaž Godec, Danijela Skobir Balantič
Deadline: 10 March 2021
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Advanced Metallic Composites and Their Properties Guest Editor: Emanoil Linul
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Metals
Electromagnetic Processing of Metals Guest Editor: Paolo Veronesi
Deadline: 30 April 2021
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Simulation of Microstructure Evolution in Additive Manufacturing Guest Editors: Dayalan Gunasegaram, Ingo Steinbach, Patrick O’Toole
Deadline: 10 May 2021
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