Call for papers



Int. J. of Materials and Product Technology (IJMPT)


Special Issue on: "Developments in Additive Manufacturing"



Guest Editor:
Prof. J. Paulo Davim, University of Aveiro, Portugal


Today, additive manufacturing (AM) offers numerous advantages in the production of single and multiple components, offering incomparable design independence with the facility to manufacture components from a wide range of materials, polymers, metals, composites, etc.


This special issue, which will focus on the multidisciplinary areas of additive manufacturing, invites the submission of high-quality research articles related to theory, practice and applications.


Subject Coverage


Suitable topics include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • 3D printing
  • VAT photopolymerasation
  • Material jetting
  • FDM fuse deposition modelling
  • PBF powder bed fusion
  • DMLS direct metal laser sintering
  • EBM electron beam melting
  • SHS selective heat sintering
  • SLM selective laser melting
  • SLS selective laser sintering deposition
  • UAM ultrasonic additive manufacturing
  • LOM laminated object manufacturing
  • DED direct energy


Notes for Prospective Authors


Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).


All papers are refereed through a peer review process.


All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.


Important Dates


Manuscripts due by: 3 August, 2018