›› Measurement unit: ton [long, UK]

Full name: ton [long, UK]

Plural form: tons

Alternate spelling: long ton

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1016.0469088

›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.00098420652761106 ton [long, UK].

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›› Definition: Ton

A long ton (sometimes known as a gross ton or weight ton) is the name used in the US for the unit called the "ton" in the avoirdupois or Imperial system of measurements, as used (alongside the metric system) in the United Kingdom and several other Commonwealth countries. It is equal to 2240 pounds (exactly 1016.0469088 kilograms). It has some limited use in the US, most commonly in measuring the displacement of ships.

›› Sample conversions: ton [long, UK]

ton [long, UK] to gran [Germany]
ton [long, UK] to quarter [UK]
ton [long, UK] to centner [Russia]
ton [long, UK] to truss
ton [long, UK] to seer [India]
ton [long, UK] to kiloton [short, US]
ton [long, UK] to kin [Japan]
ton [long, UK] to decigram
ton [long, UK] to kwan [Japan]
ton [long, UK] to dan [China]