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# Convert Tons to Kilograms

Written by Rahul Lath

Updated on: 24 May 2023

### Convert Tons to Kilograms

Conversion of tons to kilograms: Tons and kilograms are used to measure the mass. 1 US Ton is 907.185 kilograms and 1 Imperial Ton is 1016.05 Kilograms. This article will help you to convert tons to kilograms.

Tons

t

Kilograms

kg

## What Is Ton?

A ton is a unit of mass or weight in the US Customary Units equivalent to 2000 pounds and it is 2240 pounds in the British Imperial Metric System. It’s denoted by ‘t.’

Common Usage:

• Used to measure the weight of vehicles.
• Used to measure the weight of coal.
• Used to measure the weight of petroleum.

## What Is Kilogram?

In the International System of Standards (SI), the kilogram is the primary unit for measuring mass. It’s denoted by the symbol ‘kg.’

• Used for measuring the mass of vegetables.
• Used for measuring the mass of fruits.
• Used for measuring the mass of huge quantities of grains.

## How to Convert Tons to Kilograms?

To convert tons to kilograms, multiply the given value in tons by 907.185 kilograms and 1016.05 Kilograms to get the value in US Customary Units and British Imperial Metric System respectively. As
1 US Ton = 907.185 kilograms
1 Imperial Ton = 1016.05 Kilograms

The formula to convert tons to kilograms is given below:
X US Ton = X × 907.185 kilograms
X Imperial Ton = X × 1016.05 Kilograms
where X is the value in tons.

## Examples of the Conversion of US Tons to Kilograms

Problem 1: Convert 1.5 US tons to kilograms.
Solution 1:

Step 1: The given value is 1.5 US tons.
step 2: To convert US tons to kilograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.
X US Ton = X × 907.185 kilograms
Hence,
1.5 US Ton = 1.5 × 907.185 kilograms
= 1360.78 kilograms
Therefore, 1.5 US Tons is 1360.78 kilograms.

Problem 2: Convert 1.2 US tons to kilograms.
Solution 2:

Step 1: The given value is 1.2 US tons.
step 2: To convert US tons to kilograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.
X US Ton = X × 907.185 kilograms
Hence,
1.2 US Ton = 1.2 × 907.185 kilograms
= 1088.62 Kilograms
Therefore, 1.2 US Tons is 1088.62 Kilograms.

Problem 3: Convert 5 US tons to kilograms.
Solution 3:

Step 1: The given value is 5 US tons.
step 2: To convert US tons to kilograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.
X US Ton = X × 907.185 kilograms
Hence,
5 US Ton = 5 × 907.185 kilograms
= 4535.92 Kilograms
Therefore, 5 US Ton is 4535.92 Kilograms.

## Examples of the Conversion of British Imperial Tons to Kilograms

Problem 1: Convert 500 Imperial tons to kilograms.
Solution 1:

Step 1: The given value is 500 Imperial tons.
Step 2: To convert Imperial tons to kilograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.
X Imperial Ton = X × 1016.05 Kilograms
Hence,
500 Imperial Ton = 500 × 1016.05 Kilograms
= 508023 Kilograms
Therefore, 500 Imperial tons is 508023 Kilograms.

Problem 2: Convert 25 Imperial tons to kilograms.
Solution 2:

Step 1: The given value is 25 Imperial tons.
Step 2: To convert Imperial tons to kilograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.
X Imperial Ton = X × 1016.05 Kilograms
Hence,
25 Imperial Ton = 25 × 1016.05 Kilograms
= 25401.2 Kilograms
Therefore, 25 Imperial Tons is 25401.2 Kilograms.

Problem 3: Convert 10 Imperial tons to kilograms.
Solution 3:

Step 1: The given value is 10 Imperial tons.
Step 2: To convert Imperial tons to kilograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.
X Imperial Ton = X × 1016.05 Kilograms
Hence,
10 Imperial Ton = 10 × 1016.05 Kilograms
= 10160.5 Kilograms
Therefore, 10 Imperial Tons is 10160.5 Kilograms.

## FAQs on the Conversion of Tons to Kilograms

Is 1000kg equal to 1 ton?
Yes, 1000 kg is equal to 1 ton in US Customary Units and British Imperial Systems.
1 US Ton = 907.185 kilograms
1 Imperial Ton = 1016.05 Kilograms

How many kilograms is 1 ton?
1 US Ton = 907.185 kilograms
1 Imperial Ton = 1016.05 Kilograms

What is 1000 kg called?
1000 kg is known as metric tons.

What is a ton?
A ton is a unit of mass or weight in the US Customary Units equivalent to 2000 pounds and it is 2240 pounds in the British Imperial Metric System. It’s denoted by ‘t.’

What is a kilogram?
In the International System of Standards (SI), the kilogram is the primary unit for measuring mass. It’s denoted by the symbol ‘kg.’

References
The SI Base Units

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