Metric ton conversions

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metric ton (metric unit of mass), pl. metric tons, abbr. t

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About metric ton

The metric ton (also megagram, tonne or metric tonne) is a unit of mass in the metric system equal to 1,000 kilograms (1 metric ton = 1,000 kg), the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI).

One metric ton (t) is also equal to 106 grams (g) or 109 milligrams (mg) (SI units of mass), or 1.102311 short tons (a US customary unit of mass), or 0.984206 long tons (an Imperial unit of mass), or approximately 2,204.62 pounds (lb) or 35,273.96 ounces (oz), which are US customary / Imperial units of mass.

Conversions of various tons:

  • The short ton is equal to 907.18474 kilograms or 2,000 pounds
  • The long ton is equal to 1,016.0469088 kilograms or 2,240 pounds
  • The metric ton (or tonne) is equal to 1,000 kilograms or 2,204.6226218 pounds

The metric ton is used in the world grain production figures.

Symbol: t

Plural: metric tons

Also known as: tonne (plural: tonnes), metric tonne (plural: metric tonnes), megagram (plural: megagrams, symbol: Mg, the SI units and prefixes)

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