Ton (freight) conversions
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About ton (freight)
The freight ton, or measurement ton, is a unit of volume or capacity equal to 1.13267386368 cubic meters (1 freight ton = 1.13267386368 m3), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI).
The freight ton (FT) is also equal to 1,132,673.86368 cubic centimeters (cm3), or 1,132.67386368 cubic decimeters (dm3) or 1.13267386368 × 10-3 cubic decameters (dam3) (units of volume in the SI), or 11,326.7386368 deciliters (dL), or 1,132.67386368 liters (L), or 113.267386368 decaliters (daL) or 1.13267386368 kiloliters (kL), which are units of volume in the metric system.
The freight ton is defined as the volume of a freight carrier such as a truck or train.
Conversions of various tons:
- The displacement ton is equal to about 0.9911 cubic meters
- The freight ton or measurement ton is equal to about 1.13267 cubic meters
- The register ton is equal to about 2.832 cubic meters
- The water ton is equal to about 1.0183 cubic meters
Plural: tons (freight)
Also called: measurement ton (plural: measurement tons, abbreviation: MTON, MT, M/T)