0

# Is a metric ton the same as a standard ton?

Updated: 9/23/2023

Wiki User

10y ago

1 'customary' ton = 2,000 pounds, anywhere

1 metric ton = 1,000 kilograms of mass

It weighs 2,204.6 pounds on Earth, but different amounts in other places.

Wiki User

10y ago

Earn +20 pts
Q: Is a metric ton the same as a standard ton?
Submit
Still have questions?
Related questions

### How many metric ton in 20 ft container?

14 Metric Tons - Standard Filling

### What equal 1000 killograms?

1 metric ton.1 metric ton.1 metric ton.1 metric ton.

### Is a metric ton larger than a ton?

Difference between cubic metric ton VS Metic ton , used for D.oil and F.oil in ShippingA shipping ton is 2,000 pounds, while a metric ton is 1,000 kilograms or about 2,200 pounds.

a metric ton

### What is the metric ton?

A metric ton is 1000kg.

### How many pounds T?

ite all depends on what you mean by a ton. A UK ton is 2240lbs. a short ton is 2000lbs and a metric tonne 2204.6lbs. In the US when people quote ton, they are thinking a short ton2000.There are 2,000 pounds (lbs.) in a standard ton. There are 1,000 pounds in a metric ton.

### Is a metric ton a ton?

1 metric ton is 2,204.6 pounds.

### What is the same as 30.5 tons?

A metric ton is 1000 kilograms.

### Tonne and ton?

A tonne is the same thing as a metric ton. A tonne is a unit of mass. 1 tonne = 1000 Kg. There are also 2 other types of tons: 1 British ton = 1016.047 kg This is rarely used since the UK went metric, and is nearly the same as a metric ton. 1 US ton = 907.1847 kg

### One ton is equal to how many metric ton?

1 metric ton = 1,000 kilograms. On earth, 1,000 kilograms weigh 2,204.6 pounds .1 common ton = 2,000 pounds.1 metric ton / 1 common ton = 2,204.6 / 2,000 = 1.102 common tons-- on earth, the metric ton is 10.2% heavier than the common ton-- on earth, the metric ton is 204.6 pounds heavier than the common ton

### What is the difference between a gross ton and a metric ton?

A gross ton (sometimes called the long ton) is equal to 2240 pounds. A metric ton (sometime referred to as the tonne) is 1000 kilograms, which is equivalent to 2205 pounds.

### A metric ton is 1000 kiliograms about how much pounds is that?

That's about 2,205 pounds if the object is on the earth. The same metric ton weighs about 360 pounds on the moon.