Ton (register) conversions
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About ton (register)
The register ton is a unit of volume or capacity equal to 2.832 cubic meters (1 register ton = 2.832 m3), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI).
The register ton (RT) is also equal to 2.832 × 106 cubic centimeters (cm3), or 2,832 cubic decimeters (dm3) or 0.002832 cubic decameters (dam3) (units of volume in the SI), or 2.832 × 104 deciliters (dL), or 2,832 liters (L), or 283.2 decaliters (daL) or 2.832 kiloliters (kL), which are units of volume in the metric system.
Conversions of various tons:
- The displacement ton is equal to about 0.9911 × 106 cubic centimeters
- The freight ton or measurement ton is equal to about 1.13267 × 106 cubic centimeters
- The register ton is equal to about 2.832 × 106 cubic centimeters
- The water ton is equal to about 1.0183 × 106 cubic centimeters
The register ton is used as a unit of volume for the cargo capacity of a ship.
Plural: tons (register)
Also known as: gross registered ton (plural: gross registered tons, abbreviation: GRT)