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 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • 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: 2.9 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.9 (2022)
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Topic in Minerals, Metals, ChemEngineering
Advances in Sintering and Pellet Technology Topic Editors: Rajesh Kumar Jyothi, Rafael Santos, Shivakumar Angadi, Sanjay Agarwal
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Coatings, JMMP, Materials, Metals
Welding and Joining of Materials in Off-shore and Energy Industry Topic Editors: Dariusz Fydrych, Jacek Tomków, Aleksandra Świerczyńska, Grzegorz Rogalski, Sergey G. Parshin, Chandan Pandey, Michał Landowski, Hamed Aghajani Derazkola, Thomas Hassel
Deadline: 15 September 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Coatings, CMD, Materials, Metals
Environmental Sensitivity and Safety Assessment of Materials Topic Editors: Jian Chen, Daokui Xu, Fanjiang Meng, Jamie Noël
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Coatings, Materials, Metals, Nanomaterials
Cutting-Edge Research Trends in (Non)Metallic Materials: Design, Testing and Application Topic Editors: Petrica Vizureanu, Andrei Victor Sandu, Madalina Simona Baltatu, Dumitru Doru Burduhos Nergis
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Special Issue in Metals
Advanced Manufacturing of Novel Metallic Related Materials Guest Editors: Victor A. Klinkov, Vera Popovich
Deadline: 10 August 2023
Special Issue in Metals
Additive Manufacturing of High Temperature Alloys Guest Editors: Vera Popovich, Ehsan Hosseini
Deadline: 25 August 2023
Special Issue in Metals
Recovery of Valuable Metals from Industrial By-Products Guest Editors: Sun-Joong Kim, Xu Gao
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Special Issue in Metals
Effect of Ultrasound on the Structure and Properties of Metallic Materials Guest Editor: Ayrat Nazarov
Deadline: 15 September 2023
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