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 second 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 Coatings, JMMP, Materials, Metals, Processes
Alloys and Composites Corrosion and Mechanical Properties Topic Editors: Jingxiang Xu, Zhenhua Chu, Xingwei Zheng
Deadline: 15 April 2024
Topic in Coatings, Materials, Metals, JMMP, Machines
Development of Friction Stir Welding and Processing Topic Editors: Yongxian Huang, Li Zhou, Xiangchen Meng, Yuming Xie
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in Applied Sciences, Crystals, J. Compos. Sci., Materials, Metals
Modern Material Technologies Intended for Industrial Applications Topic Editors: Tomasz Tański, Andrzej N. Wieczorek, Marcin Staszuk
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Coatings, CMD, Materials, Metals, Molecules
Corrosion and Protection of Metallic Materials, 2nd Edition Topic Editors: Sebastian Feliú, Jr., Federico R. García-Galván, Lucien Veleva
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Metals
Advanced Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Metallic Materials Processing Guest Editor: Panorios Benardos
Deadline: 15 April 2024
Special Issue in Metals
Extreme Environment Materials Guest Editor: Chunfeng Hu
Deadline: 10 May 2024
Special Issue in Metals
Creep and Fatigue Behavior of Alloys Guest Editor: A. Toshimitsu Yokobori, Jr.
Deadline: 15 May 2024
Special Issue in Metals
Mesoscopic Changes in Conventional and Innovative Processing Technologies Guest Editor: Jurij J. Sidor
Deadline: 31 May 2024
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