Metals — Open Access Journal

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 12.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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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Special Issue in Metals
Metallic Superconductors - The Workhorses of Superconductivity Guest Editor: Michael Koblischka
Deadline: 10 August 2020
Special Issue in Metals
Progress in Metallic Tools Guest Editor: Peter Pavol Monka
Deadline: 24 August 2020
Special Issue in Metals
Friction Stir Welding Prospective on Light-Alloys Joints Guest Editor: Marcello Cabibbo
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Metals
Sustainable Machining of Modern Difficult-to-Cut Materials Guest Editor: Witold Habrat
Deadline: 15 September 2020
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