Enter the total gallons into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Tons from Gallons. 

Tons from Gallons Formula

T = G *.0013368056

Variables:

  • T is the Tons from Gallons (ton register)
  • G is the total gallons

To calculate Tons from Gallons, multiply the gallons of water by .0013368056.

How to Calculate Tons from Gallons?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Tons from Gallons.


  1. First, determine the total gallons. 
  2. Next, gather the formula from above = T = G *.0013368056.
  3. Finally, calculate the Tons from Gallons.
  4. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total gallons = 57

FAQ

What is a ton register?

A ton register is a unit of volume used in shipping and air freight to measure the total cubic space that one ton (2,000 pounds) of cargo occupies.

Why convert gallons to tons?

Converting gallons to tons is useful in industries such as shipping, where the weight of a liquid cargo needs to be estimated based on its volume, or in environmental studies to assess water usage or waste production in weight terms.

Can this formula be used for any type of liquid?

The formula provided is specifically calibrated for water. Different liquids have different densities, so using this formula for other liquids without adjusting for density will yield inaccurate results.

How can I convert tons to gallons?

To convert tons to gallons, you would need to use the inverse of the given formula. Essentially, divide the weight in tons by 0.0013368056 to get the volume in gallons. However, remember this is accurate for water and adjustments may be needed for other liquids.