Tons to kilograms (t to kg) conversion factors are listed below (for metric, short (US) and long (UK) tons to kilograms). To calculate how many kilograms in tons, multiply the ton value by the conversion factor or use the converter if the conversion is from metric tons.
1 Metric Ton = 1 000 Kilograms
1 Short Ton [US] = 907.18474 Kilograms
1 Long Ton [UK] = 1 016.04691 Kilograms
For example, to calculate how many kilograms there are in a half metric ton, multiply the ton value by the conversion factor, 1/2 ton * 1000 = 500 kg in a half metric ton.
Ton is a unit of mass in different measurement systems. The short (net) ton equals to 2000 pounds and used in North America, the long (also known as weight or gross) ton is used in the 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 the metric system. The abbreviations for ton are "T" and "t".
Kilogram is a base unit of mass in the 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".