Tons to kilograms conversion factors can be different based on what kind of ton as a weight unit used (metric, short for US, long for UK). To find out how many kg in a ton, simply multiply by the conversion factor or if it is short ton, use the converter below.
1 Short Ton [US] = 907.18474 Kilograms
1 Long Ton [UK] = 1 016.04691 Kilograms
1 Metric Ton = 1 000 Kilograms
Ton is a unit of mass in different measurement systems and usually mistaken with each other. The short ton (also known as net ton) equals to 2000 pounds and used in north america (united states and canada), the long ton (also known as weight or gross ton) is used in imperial system (UK and some of the other english speaking countries) and defined as 2240 pounds or 1016 kilograms and finally the metric ton (also known as tonne) equals to 1000 kilograms and used in metric system. The abbreviation is "T".
If you are trading internationally, you must know what type of ton as a weight unit is used in that country to avoid the surprises.
Kilogram is a base unit of mass in metric system and equals to the mass of one liter of water. 1 kilogram equals to 2.20462262 pounds. The abbreviation for kilogram is "kg".
To convert from kg to tons, please go to kg to tons
For other units of weight conversion, please go to Weight Conversion