Tons to Kilograms

Tons to Kilograms Conversion

Kilograms: kg

Tons to Kilograms

It is a conversion calculator that is used to convert the Metric tons (t) to mass in kilograms (Kg). When using the calculator, you first enter the value in tons in the blank text field. It is also programmed with two controls that execute different functions of the calculator. Click the ‘Convert' button to initiate the conversion from tons to kilograms.  The result in kilograms will be shown below the two controls. This converter also indicates the method used in performing the calculation.

The "Reset" button enhances the efficiency of the calculator as it can only execute a single conversion at a time.  It clears all the previous calculations with a single click.  The "Reset" button is used when you want to carry out new calculations from tons to kilograms.


Convert 0.04 tons to kilograms


First, enter the value in tons (0.04) in the blank text field. Press the ‘Convert' button to perform the conversion. The result in kilograms and method of calculation will be displayed as;

Kilograms: 40 Kg


= 0.04 t x 1000

= 40 Kilograms (Kg)

 The same procedure is followed when you are converting new values from tons to kilograms.

How to convert tons to kilograms

1 t = 1000 kg

One ton is equivalent to one thousand kilograms

The mass in kilograms is calculated by multiplying the mass in tons by one thousand. This can be expressed as;

M (kg) = M (t) x 1000

Using the example above;

Convert 0.04 tons to kilograms

The calculation will be;

M (kg) = 0.04 t x 1000

= 40 kilograms (Kg)

The Tons to Kilograms conversion table is used to determine the conversion of common values from tons to kilograms on a scale of 0 tons to 100 tons. 

How many kilograms in a ton?

The conversion factor of tons to kilograms vary depending on the standard used in the conversion i.e. short (The US), long (UK) or metric.

1 Metric ton = 1000 kilograms

1 Short ton (US) = 907.18474 kilograms

1 Long ton (UK) = 1016.04691 kilograms

If you want to determine the number of kilograms in a ton, you will multiply the value in tons by the conversion factor.


A ton is a mass unit recognized in different systems of measurement. The short ton is mostly used in North America and is equivalent to 2000 pounds. The long ton is defined as 1016 kilograms or 2240 pounds and is used in the imperial system. The metric ton is also used in the metric system and is defined as 1000 kilograms.

A kilogram is a base unit of mass incorporated in the metric system. One kilogram is defined as a mass of one liter of water and is equivalent to 2.20462262 pounds.


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