The Progress in Color, Colorants and Coatings (PCCC) is an international research peer reviewed Journal which is published by Institute for Color Science and Technology (ICST) in Iran. This Journal aims to provide an international forum for the prompt publication of articles concerning new concepts and innovative technologies in color, coating science and technology.

PCCC is an open access quarterly Publication. The title welcomes original, review, novel and high-impact contributions from the related color, colorants and coatings topics. The PCCC Journal has been indexed in the well-known world databases mainly; Scopus (CiteScore = 3.0), Scimago Journal Rank (Q3), Chemical Abstract and DOAJ. All submissions to the PCCC Journal undergo a fair, supportive and Single-blind peer-review process and the title acceptance rate is about 27%.  All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named iThenticate to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by the international reviewers. In addition, the GJESM Journal releases a fast-tracked model for highly valuable works.

Publishing options: OA Open Access


Acceptance Rate: 27%     

Time of Frist Decision: 3.2 Weeks  Review Time: 4 Weeks 

Published Online Time: 3 Weeks  

Publishing Charge: 0$

In this journal all articles are published Open Access without charge.

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Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 1, February 2023 

Corrosion and UV Resistant Coatings Using Fluoroethylene Vinyl Ether Polymer

Pages 47-57

M. Mirzaee; M. Rezaei Abadchi; A. Mehdikhani; N. Riahi Noori; A. Zolriasatein

Antibacterial Corrosion Inhibitor for the Protection of Mild Steel in 1 M HCl Solution

Pages 59-70

S. S. Hussein; I. D. D. Al-Hasani; A. M. Abed; M. M Hanoon; L. M. Shaker; A. Al-Amiery; A. A. H. Kadhum; W. N. Roslam Wan Isahak

Efficient Protection of Mild Steel Corrosion in Hydrochloric Acid Using 3-(5-Amino-1,3,4-thiadiazole-2yl)-2H-chromen-2-one, a Coumarin Derivative Bearing a 1,3,4-thiadiazole Moiety: Gravimetrical Techniques, Computational and Thermodynamic Investigations

Pages 97-111

W. Khalid Al-Azzawi; S. S. Hussein; S. M. Salih; D. S. Zinad; R. K. Al-Azzawi; M. M. Hanoon; Ahmed Al-Amiery; M. A. Fayad; A. A. H. Kadhum; W. N. R. Wan Isahak; M. S. Takriff