Full name: ton [metric]
Plural form: tons
Alternate spelling: metric ton
Category type: weight
Scale factor: 1000
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 0.001 ton [metric].
Valid units must be of the weight type.
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A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 106 g).