Measurement unit: ton [metric]

Full name: ton [metric]

Plural form: tons

Symbol: t

Alternate spelling: metric ton

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1000

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 0.001 ton [metric].

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Definition: Ton

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).

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