# Carats to Tons Converter

Enter the weight in carats below to get the value converted to tons.

## Result in Tons:

1 ct = 2.2046E-7 t
Hint: use a scientific notation calculator to convert E notation to decimal

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## How to Convert Carats to Tons

To convert a measurement in carats to a measurement in tons, multiply the weight by the following conversion ratio: 2.2046E-7 tons/carat.

Since one carat is equal to 2.2046E-7 tons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

tons = carats × 2.2046E-7

The weight in tons is equal to the weight in carats multiplied by 2.2046E-7.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000,000 carats to tons using the formula above.
tons = (5,000,000 ct × 2.2046E-7) = 1.102311 t

## What Is a Carat?

The carat is a unit of mass/weight equal to 200 milligrams.[1]

A carat is sometimes also referred to as a metric carat. Carats can be abbreviated as ct, and are also sometimes abbreviated as CD. For example, 1 carat can be written as 1 ct or 1 CD.

## What Is a Ton?

One ton, also known as a short ton or a US ton, is equal to 2,000 pounds and is mostly used in the US as a unit of weight.[2] One ton is equal to 907.18474 kilograms.

The ton is a US customary unit of weight. A ton is sometimes also referred to as a short ton. Tons can be abbreviated as t; for example, 1 ton can be written as 1 t.

The short ton should not be confused with the long ton, which is used mostly in the United Kingdom, or the metric ton which is used in most other countries.

## Carat to Ton Conversion Table

Table showing various carat measurements converted to tons.
Carats Tons
1 ct 0.00000022046 t
2 ct 0.00000044092 t
3 ct 0.00000066139 t
4 ct 0.00000088185 t
5 ct 0.0000011023 t
6 ct 0.0000013228 t
7 ct 0.0000015432 t
8 ct 0.0000017637 t
9 ct 0.0000019842 t
10 ct 0.0000022046 t
100 ct 0.000022046 t
1,000 ct 0.00022 t
10,000 ct 0.002205 t
100,000 ct 0.022046 t
1,000,000 ct 0.220462 t
10,000,000 ct 2.2046 t

## References

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Precious Metals Conversion Information, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/laws-and-regulations/precious-metals-conversion
2. United States Department of Agriculture, Weights, Measures, and Conversion Factors for Agricultural Commodities and Their Products, https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/41880/33132_ah697_002.pdf