Metals (ISSN 2075-4701; CODEN: MBSEC7) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. It was founded in 2011 and has been indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus (Elsevier) and other databases. Its Impact Factor was 1.704 in 2018, and the 5-Year Impact Factor is 1.899. Metals now ranks 23/75 (Q2) in the category ‘Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering’ and 169/285 (Q3) in the category ‘Materials, Multidisciplinary’. Metals provides a forum for publishing papers that advance the in-depth understanding of the relationship between the structure, properties or functions of all kinds of metals (including of metallurgy, alloys, base metals, precious metals, rare metals and so on). You are welcome to visit the journal website https://www.mdpi.com/journal/metals.